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Art Institute scholarship competition soon

DECATUR -- High school students graduating in 2010 are invited to enter the annual Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur High School Scholarship Competition.

The scholarships range from $5,000 to approximately $20,000. Each year The Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur awards more than $200,000 in scholarships through this program.

Students may compete for scholarships in the following categories: advertising, fashion and retail management, game and art design, graphic design, Web design and interactive media, interior design and media arts and animation. The college selects winners based on a review of each applicant's portfolio work, high school achievement and letters of recommendation. The competition is open to high school seniors applying for degree programs only.

The deadline for entry is Friday, February 26. Entries must be mailed or delivered to: High School Scholarships, The Art Institute of Atlanta - Decatur, One West Court Square, Suite 110, Decatur, GA 30030.

For a complete guide to the competition, including individual program entry requirements, and an entry form, contact the Admissions Office at 404-942-1800, 866-856-6203 or aiadadm@aii.edu. More information also is available at www.artinstitutes.edu/decatur.

The Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur is a branch of The Art Institute of Atlanta. The Art Institute of Atlanta, including its branch campuses -- The Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur, The Art Institute of Charleston, The Art Institute of Tennessee-Nashville, The Art Institute of Virginia Beach, The Art Institute of Washington, and The Art Institute of Washington-Northern Virginia -- is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate and baccalaureate degrees.