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Before you begin your application please read these instructions. The login and account creation link is at the bottom.

The New York Arts Practicum application deadline is March 12th for summer 2018



Welcome to the New York Arts Practicum application site.

This application will ask you to submit the following:

  • Basic personal information
  • 2 references - please have references emailed to info [at] artspracticum [dot] org prior to the application deadline (if you contact us via email, we can grant you an extension of up to one week for your references)
  • A short statement about your work
  • A short statement about why you want to do the NYAP
  • Rank your top four choices for mentors, and write an explanation of why you want to work with each. Please refer to the list of mentors and practicum descriptions.
  • A portfolio of 10 images, or 5 images + 1 video. The images may be hosted on a website or FTP service, or uploaded. The video should be hosted on Vimeo or Youtube.

If you are applying for financial aid you will be asked to provide a digital copy of your FAFSA including your Effective Family Contribution (EFC). You will be able to apply for tuition work exchange.

We recommend you prepare your essays in a word processor and copy and paste them into the application. You can save a draft of your working application, though you must "complete" all required fields: you may enter placeholder text in order to save a draft of your application.

A non-refundable $45 application fee, paid online via Visa/MC/Discover, is required upon the submission of your application. Applicants demonstrating financial need may request a partial or total fee waver.

How to Pay Fee and Submit Application

The submission process takes place in two parts. First, pay the application fee by either clicking the link at the bottom of this page or the "I have saved my draft, and am ready to pay my application fee" link on the create application page. Once you have paid the fee, return to the My Application page and click the edit link. Click the "submit application" button will appear at the bottom of your application. Once you press this button to submit your application you will no longer be able view or make any changes to your application. PLEASE NOTE: Paying the application fee DOES NOT automatically submit your application. You must return to the My Application page, click the edit link, then click the "Submit Application" button.

Tuition for the program is $2900. Financial aid in the form of tuition remission will be awarded ranging from $500 – $1500. For more on tuition, please see this section of the FAQ.

Thank you for reading the directions. Your first step is to create a new user account, so you can submit your application. If you have already created an account, please log in. Once you are logged in you will be able to create a new application. (Note, unless you are logged in, you will not have access to the application form)