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Art Institute of California – San Francisco Announces New Animation Scholar

High school seniors and international students interested in education for a career in animation are now invited to apply for scholarships from The Art Institute of California - San Francisco ( Students may apply the scholarships toward tuition in the school's bachelor degree in Media Arts & Animation.

Scholarship awards are based on the quality of projects submitted by high school seniors who demonstrate ability and commitment to studying in the programs. Students may qualify for one of up to nine full-tuition scholarships of up to $70,000 each, or one of a variety of partial scholarships depending on submissions.

To enter, students may obtain a Scholarship Competition Entry Form from the school by emailing or calling (888) 493-3261. The entry deadline is April 30, 2004.

Student must fulfill general admission guidelines and competition guidelines, including a 250-word essay, educational resume, letters of recommendation and entry form. In addition, students will need to submit samples of artwork relating to each individual program, which may include slides or transparencies of drawings, color illustration, painting, black-and-white illustration using ink or markers, or related computer artwork. Students should see the entry form for complete details.

The Art Institute of California - San Francisco offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Media Arts & Animation, among other design fields. The program teaches design skills, professional skills and technical knowledge to prepare students for entry-level positions in the animation industry.

For more information, visit The school is currently accepting applications for entry into its programs starting spring quarter (April 5), summer quarter (July 12) and fall quarter (Oct. 4).

The Art Institute of California - San Francisco is located at 1170 Market Street in San Francisco's Civic Center. It attracts a diverse mix of students from throughout the Bay Area and the world, offering career-focused degree programs in Advertising, Graphic Design, Media Arts & Animation, Game Art & Design, Visual & Game Programming, Multimedia & Web Design, Fashion Design, Fashion Marketing & Management and Interior Design.

The Art Institute of California - San Francisco is one of The Art Institutes system of 30 schools across North America. The Art Institutes also operate the following schools in California: The Art Institute of California - Los Angeles, The Art Institute of California - Orange County, The Art Institute of California - San Diego and California Design College in Los Angeles. The Art Institutes system of schools provides an important source of design, media arts, fashion and culinary professionals.