Scholarships in Fashion Design

Rome Prize Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident for at least three years at the time of application.


Polaire Weissman Fund

Award: $20,000, Deadline: November 3

Applicant needs to present a typed application, full resume, statement (not to exceed 1,000 words), and three letters of recommendation.


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.


Passion for Fashion Competition

Award: $3,000, Deadline: November 19

Applicant must be a high school student with a minimum 2.O GPA who is able to fulfill all general admission and competition guidelines (guidelines differ depending on whether applicant is competing in Fashion Design or Fashion Marketing & Merchandising and Retail Management).


Fashion or Apparel Design Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be enrolled in fashion or apparel design at an accredited college or university.


Mozelle Davis Award

Award: $200, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be in fashion design within the area of apparel, merchandising and design.


Sachiko Honda Silhouette Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be a rising senior who is majoring in fashion and has a minimum 3.75 GPA. Department chair and two design faculty members will make recommendations.


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.


HSF/Wal-Mart Stores College Scholarship Program

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 who is of Hispanic heritage and is a sophomore, junior, senior, or first, or second year Master's student enrolled full-time with a minimum 3.0 GPA in a degree-seeking program at an accredited college or university in the United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, or Guam. FAFSA is required. Program will begin as of fall 2009.


Ellen Hamada Fashion Design Scholarship (VocEd)

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 19

Applicant must be pursuing an A.S. or A.A.S. in fashion design within the University of Hawaii Community College system.


FIDM National Scholarship Competition

Award: -, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be a United States citizen who is a high school senior, graduate, or college transfer student with an interest in fashion, interior design, graphic design, fashion design, visual design, or digital media.


My FIDM Fashion Club Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be a United States citizen who is a high school junior or senior. Active membership in an Official FIDM Fashion Club is required. Award minimum granted to senior applicants; award maximum awarded to junior applicants.


Cache Scholarship Contest

Award: $4,500, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be a United States citizen who is a high school senior with an interest in fashion. Prom contest entry form, essay about prom fashion trends, and Pinterest board about a dream career are required. Award is to attend the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM).


FIDM Fashion Club Presidential Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be a high school senior and president of a FIDM Fashion Club.


FIDM Fashion Club Active Member Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be a high school junior or senior who is an Official FIDM Fashion Club student member and has attended at least eight FIDM Fashion Club meetings during the academic year.


Modern Abstract Decor Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a graduating senior or current college student pursuing a degree in an arts program in the United States. Business plan between 500-1000 words required.


Vectorworks Design Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: July 30

Applicant must be pursuing a design-oriented degree full-time at an accredited college/university. Must create own design with software of choice.


Associate's Degree Scholarship in Art and Design

Award: $500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be pursuing an Art and Design associate's degree. Selection is based on academic history, extracurricular activities, and employment history.


Fashion Designers Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 15

Applicant must be a student at an accredited U.S. college, university, or trade school. Required to create five exceptional and clear fashion designs for a new The Kewl Shop range of branded apparel.


Marian A. Smith Costume Award

Award: $1,500, Deadline: January 21

Applicants must be finished with their undergraduate degrees at an SETC region institution by the August prior to application. They must also be first-time as well as full-time attendees of a regionally accredited graduate school specializing in costume design and/or costume technology. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application and interview.


Hitched Wedding Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: November 30

Applicant must be a high school senior, undergraduate or graduate student in Canada, the U.S. or the United Kingdom. Special consideration is given to students majoring in English/creative writing, journalism, fashion or design. Applicant must write a 600- to 800-word blog post on a wedding topic.


Paul Arnold Memorial Scholarship

Award: $3,250, Deadline: January 13

Applicants must be?residents of?Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington and be high school seniors or college or graduate students (community college, four-year public or private college or university, certificate program, vocational/technical/trade programs, law school, medical/dental/veterinary school or graduate education). Students must be members of the?LGBTQ and allied community and display leadership either within the LGBTQ community or within their field of study and demonstrate financial need. Students with additional barriers to education as well as those who are?economically, racially, socially, geographically or politically disenfranchised will be given consideration as well.??Students should be studying interior, fashion or graphic design.


DL English Design PAVE Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicants must be enrolled in a program working towards a degree in the retail design industry. Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicants must be full-time students enrolled in at least 12 credit hours. Students must be studying within the following states: Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah or Washington.