Scholarship offered to 3 students from the Savannah College of Art and Design

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) — A new scholarship will be offered to three talented students who are pursuing a minor in sneaker design at Savannah College of Art and Design beginning next semester fall 2022, officials have announced.

The scholarship will help propel graduates to the top of the burgeoning sneaker industry. It was funded by the WISH foundation and entrepreneur and philanthropist Lauren Amos, officials said.

Officials say the Sneaker Design Minor “exemplifies SCAD’s elite status as a global leader in art and design education, innovation, and creative business leadership. It reinforces the university’s mission to prepare students for professions at the forefront of changing industries.

Five courses are included in the program to “develop students’ knowledge and design skills in drawing, rendering, concept development, digital prototyping and branding for luxury and high-performance sneakers,” officials added.

More than 15,000 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 120 countries are enrolled in SCAD.

For more information on SCAD’s Sneaker Design minor program, please visit www.scad.edu.

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