Scholarships in Clothing, Apparel And Textile Workers And Managers, Other

Polaire Weissman Fund for Conservation Fellowship

Award: $22,500, Deadline: January 5

Applicant must be interested in a career in costume, and have an advanced level of study in costume conservation. Selection is based upon: full resume, a statement not to exceed one thousand words, describing what the applicant expects to accomplish and how the museum's facilities can be utilized to achieve their objectives, tentative work schedule, three letters of recommendation, at least one academic, and one professional, and an official transcript.


Sherman Fairchild Foundation Conservation Fellowship

Award: $22,500, Deadline: December 2

Applicant must be a qualified candidate from the United States and abroad who have already reached an advanced level of training or experience.


James J. Burns and C.A. Haynes Textile Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 5

For students enrolled in a textile program (Textile Design, Textile Engineering, Textile Science, etc.) at a school offering those programs such as: University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth, Rhode Island School of Design, Philadelphia University, North Carolina State University, Clemson University, Georgia Tech, Auburn University. Preference is given to sons and daughters of members of National Association of Textile Supervisors


Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.


Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.


Metro Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicants must be U.S. citizens and undergraduates working towards a degree within the textiles arena. They must be attending a college with a student chapter of AATCC in New England, New York or New Jersey. Specific institutions include Buffalo State University, Fashion Institute of Technology, University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth and the University of Rhode Island. Selection is based on scholastic achievement, financial need and work experience/history. Students may apply directly or be nominated by a university department head.