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Design Immersion Days (DID) 2015 Application Instructions

Please read the following carefully before filling out the online application form

Application Requirements
Submit ONLINE:
-Application Form (found to the right)
-$25 application fee (can either be paid online by credit card or submitted by mail with a check made out to "SCI-Arc").  Checks/Money Orders should be made payable to "SCI-Arc"
Submit through SlideRoom::
-One-page statement of purpose. This should address why you would like to attend the DID program at SCI-Arc
-Official high school transcripts (only required for applicants seeking a scholarship)
-Scholarship Application Form (only required for applicants seeking a scholarship)
-2015 Tax Return Documents (only required for applicants seeking a scholarship)
-TOEFL/IETLS score (for international students ONLY)
TOEFL/IELTS Requirement: All international students applying from non-English speaking countries are required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). The minimum score requirement is 92 on the internet-based TOEFL or a 7.0 band score on the IELTS. Students should plan on taking the exam no later than January of the same application year. For more information on these two testing systems, please visit or TOEFL School Code:7802.
International students who have completed 2 or more years of formal instruction at a US institution or a school where English is the primary language of instruction may submit an official copy of their transcripts in place of the TOEFL/IELTS requirement. Transcripts submitted from other countries must clearly state that the official language of instruction is English in order for this requirement to be waived.

Admissions Process
Applications will start being accepted as of January 1, 2016. Early application is recommended to secure a place in the program.
Program Dates
June 20- July 16, 2016
$3,350 (includes lunch, field trips, course materials & studio kit)
Scholarship Information
Scholarship support is available for domestically located students whose family income qualifies them to receive financial aid.  Scholarship information can be found on the SlideRoom website ( A copy of the students high school transcripts and a copy of the students parents/guardians 2015 tax returns must also be submitted in order to be considered for a scholarship.  The scholarship form, tax documents and transcripts must be submitted through SlideRoom in addition to all other required application materials.  For families who will not file taxes for 2015 or who are considered undocumented, please contact the Admissions Office directly for information regarding required scholarship documentation that can need to be submitted in place of the tax documentation
International Student Information
SCI-Arc does not issue any I-20's for students attending the DID workshop. International students attending this workshop will be responsible for acquiring their own visa for the duration of the program.
Please contact the SCI-Arc Admissions Office at 213.356.5320 or
Detailed information regarding the program can be found here:
DID Application
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