City University of Seattle offering scholarship to Art Institute of Seattle students

City University of Seattle offering scholarship to Art Institute of Seattle students

SEATTLE — City University of Seattle, also known as CityU, is offering a scholarship to students affected by the sudden closure of the Art Institute of Seattle.

The private, non-profit university announced Tuesday that the scholarship is worth up to $4,500 for eligible students.

"The intent is to provide a seamless transition for students who wish to continue their education immediately. CityU can help students enroll for the Spring term, which starts in April," CityU said in a news release.

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Last week, the Art Institute of Seattle informed the Washington Student Achievement Council (WSAC) that it would close on Friday – two weeks before the end of winter quarter. Click here to read more.

To help students affected by the closure, the WSAC is holding information fairs at the Edgewater Hotel on Tuesday and Wednesday. Click here for more information.

Representatives from CityU will be available to meet with students at the information fairs.

“The events offer impacted students a chance to learn more about their education options, including through CityU programs, the tuition scholarship and other credit alignment opportunities. That includes offering a pathway from the Art Institute’s B.S. in Culinary Arts Management and B.S. in Fashion Marketing & Management to CityU’s B.A. in Management program,” CityU said.

City University of Seattle was established in 1973 and offers more than 60 online, onsite and performance-based programs. Click here to read more.

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