In 2022 the NewSchool Foundation Scholarship Committee and the San Diego Architectural Foundation partnered to award four scholarships of $2,000 each to NewSchool students - a record for the Pillars Scholarship!
Emir Taheri Rashti is a 4th year Bachelor of Architecture student who will travel to Japan over the summer to study metabolism and modular architecture
Andrea Montejano is a 4th year Bachelor of Architecture student who will enroll in a summer ceramics course and take a research pilgrimage to ceramic museums around California, with the goal of designing her own ceramic furniture.
Anita Yufe is a final year Master of Architecture student who will prototype a bio-pavilion with the City of San Diego
Shawn Sistrunk is a 3rd year Bachelor of Product Design student who will create an interactive public visual installation
Each student will present on their experiences next Winter Quarter (January / February 2023) and participate in SDAF's Pecha Kucha Program.