Scholarships CODOCUL 2015


CODOCUL - Scholarships 2016

The Dominican Commissioner of Culture in the USA is offering scholarships for outstanding high school students who will benefit from intensive art and portfolio preparation classes this summer.

The tuition scholarships are destined to students who are accepted into the Summer Art Intensive and are of Dominican descent.  “We at The Dominican Commissioner of Culture in USA (CODOCUL) are happy to collaborate with such a prestigious school as The Cooper Union. We are proud to have opened this space within the Summer Art Intensive to give this opportunity to the youth of our Dominican community abroad. We are honored and pleased to sponsor these scholarships.” Says Joanna Herrera, Communications Director at CODOCUL. (Please see application for requirements here). 

In order to process your application for this scholarship, you must apply to The Cooper Union Summer Art Intensive here, be of Dominican descent and be living in USA or Puerto Rico. (Please see application for requirements here). 

Note: Qualifying for this scholarship does not guarantee your admission into The Cooper Union Summer Art Intensive.



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  • Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers education in art, architecture and engineering, as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences.

  • “My feelings, my desires, my hopes, embrace humanity throughout the world,” Peter Cooper proclaimed in a speech in 1853. He looked forward to a time when, “knowledge shall cover the earth as waters cover the great deep.”

  • From its beginnings, Cooper Union was a unique institution, dedicated to founder Peter Cooper's proposition that education is the key not only to personal prosperity but to civic virtue and harmony.

  • Peter Cooper wanted his graduates to acquire the technical mastery and entrepreneurial skills, enrich their intellects and spark their creativity, and develop a sense of social justice that would translate into action.