Adobe Foundation Offers Creativity Scholarships to Support the Next Generation of Creative Thinkers

2013_AYV LogoLast year, Adobe’s State of Create  global benchmark study revealed the existence of a major ‘creativity gap’ in five of the world’s largest economies. The research showed us that four in 10 people believed that they did not have access to the tools needed to support creativity in the classroom.

In response to this study, we felt compelled to address this creativity gap by designating more than $1 million to the Adobe Foundation’s Creativity Scholarships for youth. The Creativity Scholarships program was developed to support the next generation of creative thinkers and equip them with resources to apply creative confidence to advance their education in creative fields.

The scholarships provide financial support to high school seniors and students in their first year of post-secondary education who have participated in the Adobe Youth Voices (AYV) program and will be attending or continuing an accredited post-secondary degree or certificate program. This scholarship reinforces Adobe’s commitment to igniting creative confidence in youth and enables AYV participants to launch creative careers and find innovative ways to improve their communities through creative problem solving and expression.

At Adobe, we believe everyone is born with innate creativity and the Creativity Scholarships are designed to support this belief. The power of creativity is real, and unlocking the creative potential in students can lead to real change in communities around the world.

Please check out our AYV site for more info and be sure to keep an eye out for more Creativity Scholarship announcements in the coming weeks.

To apply, submit your application to www.adobescholarship.com by March 31, 2013. Full details can be found here.

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Comments

    March 18, 2013

    Shan-Lee Liu writes:

    What a wonderful gift for youth! Thank you Adobe Foundation and Adobe Youth Voices. You mean a lot to us!

    April 13, 2013

    Mehmet Balsever writes:

    Too bad that the Adobe Scholarships doesn’t get the attention they deserve, but maybe it’s a chosen strategy by Adobe, not to turn it into some kind of PR-jippo.
    Anyway, it’s great that you support the youth, wish more companies would follows your example !

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