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On behalf of the NewSchool Foundation, we are pleased to announce the 2020 Pillars Scholarship Recipients’ Presentation.

The Pillars Scholarship has been established by the NewSchool Foundation to provide financial support for NSAD students whose academic achievement and commitment to one or more of the School’s Pillars advance his or her education and the institution’s mission.

  • The Pillars which support NSAD’s development include:
  • International Commitment
  • Urban Engagement
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Preparation for Practice
  • Data + Technology

In 2020, Newschool Foundation partnered up with San Diego Architectural Foundation, who is co-sponsoring the Pillars Scholarship. Join this special virtual event in which the five recipients of the Pillars Scholarship 2020 will present their projects.

Attend to support these stellar students and NewSchool scholarship- and learn about the experiences and research made possible by the Pillars Scholarship.

Pillars Scholars 2020 Presentation

When : Apr 22, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM PDT – via Zoom

Join event:

  • Nazanin Ziasabounchi. Graduate Student – Architecture- Second Year. Smart Phones in San Diego’s Public Spaces.
  • Martín Polanco. Graduate Student – Architecture – 3rd Year. Pavilions as Space and Interaction Generators in California.
  • Samantha Saltzman. Graduate Architecture, IPAL Practicum Year. Re-strategizing the Urban Transit Networks of San Diego County, Imperial County, Tijuana, Tecate, Playas de Rosarito & Mexicali
  • Antoinette Van Sluytman. Media Graphic Design Major – Third Year. Book Cover Design and Typography
  • Aubree Rose Van Sluytman. Media Graphic Design Major – Third Year. Animation and Filmmaking Techniques

At the event, details on how to apply for the 2021 Pillar Scholarship will be announced.

Check out the NewSchool Foundation website to learn more about what we do and our mission:


Thank you! See you there!

Miti Aiello and Kevin DeFreitas

Pillars Scholarship Chairs

NewSchool Foundation

April 22 @ 18:00
18:00 — 19:30 (1h 30′)