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List of scholarships for Fashion and retail studies majors

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Competitive scholarships from corporations and nonprofits
Award Name Amount Deadline
Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship $15,000 April 10, 2018
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals $ - December 1, 2017
South Dakota Retailers Association Jerry Wheeler Scholarship Program $ - April 18, 2017
Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship Fund $2,000 March 1, 2018
Support Creativity Scholarship $1,000 May 1, 2017
Geoffrey Beene National Scholarship $30,000 November 1, 2017
YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund $5,000 November 1, 2017
Ray Greenly Scholarship $25,000 April 3, 2018
Helen Brett Scholarship $5,000 June 1, 2017
Estella Morales Youth Scholarship $1,000 February 14, 2018

Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship

Amount: $15,000
Deadline: April 10, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education was created under the Will of Evalee C. Schwarz to provide interest-free loans to undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate exceptional academic performance and significant financial need.

Eligibility:- Be a U.S. citizen at the time of application- Qualify for financial need in the form of government grants. Applicants must have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $5,815 or less as it appears on their FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR)- Be enrolled in a school in the state in which the student resides *possible exceptions apply- Standardized test scores must be in the top 15% of nation-wide- Must not be seeking a law degree For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals

Amount: $ -
Deadline: December 1, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

CBYX for Young Professionals is a yearlong fellowship, funded by the German Bundestag and U.S. Congress through the U.S. Department of State. The program annually gives 75 American young professionals the opportunity to study, work, and live with a host in Germany. The CBYX program consists of three phases: two months of German language school; four months of classes in your career field at a university, technical school, or professional school; and a five-month internship in your career field. Participants are placed throughout Germany. CBYX is primarily designed for participants in business, engineering, technical, vocational, and agricultural fields, though applicants in all fields are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility:-Have U.S. citizenship or permanent residence-Be between 18 and 24 years of age at the start of the program-Possess a high school diploma-Exhibit clear career goals and some relevant experience in their career field (experience can be work, internship, or volunteer)-Have a strong interest in German and international affairs, as well as a strong sense of American identity: be flexible, independent, and diplomaticFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

South Dakota Retailers Association Jerry Wheeler Scholarship Program

Amount: $ -
Deadline: April 18, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

SDRA's Jerry Wheeler Scholarship program is designed to encourage and support students studying for a career in retailing. To be eligible, applicant must be enrolled in or planning to enroll in a retail-related course of study at a technical school, college or university, or other trade school in the fall of the application year. Enrollment in an online program is acceptable if applicant meets other eligibility requirements. Internships do not qualify.

Students must meet one of these requirements:-Have graduated from a South Dakota high school -Have earned a GED in South Dakota -Plan to attend post secondary school in South DakotaFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship Fund

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 1, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Founded in 1949, the Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship is available to graduating seniors from public high schools in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties in Washington state. Application forms are only available through these high schools and candidates for the scholarship are nominated by their school each year. Awards range from $500 to $2,000 a year, and scholarships are renewable for four (4) years of college in the state of Washington. Approximately 35-40 awards are made each year depending on funds available for new awards and renewal awards.

Eligibility:-Be a graduating senior from a public high school in the county of King, Pierce or Snohomish in the state of Washington in the year of appointment-Be a United States citizen-Plan to attend a college in the state of Washington on a full-time basisMusic, sculpture, drawing, interior decorating or domestic science are not accepted as major subject courses.For more information and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Support Creativity Scholarship

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 1, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Design something creative that illustrates your passion for your specific creative field. This can be done in absolutely any medium (drawing, painting, animation, digital media, film, etc.) Submit an essay that explains this piece of work. Also, make sure to express why you should receive this scholarship and any financial hardship that you may be going through. It can be as long as you want and as short as you dare.

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Geoffrey Beene National Scholarship

Amount: $30,000
Deadline: November 1, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

As fashion's leading educational non-profit, FSF grants the single largest sum of money and total number of scholarships in the entire industry. Annually, we present scholarships from $5,000 to $30,000 to the best and brightest students in both business and design.

Underwriter of the annual Geoffrey Beene Awards Dinner and contributor of over $5 million to the YMA FSF, the Geoffrey Beene Foundation offers four $30,000 scholarships annually to the most qualified and deserving scholarships. Each member school can submit one nominee who is then required to compete in the Geoffrey Beene case study. Eight finalists are chosen to come to the New York City to present their case study to the YMA SFS Executive Committee. The top four finalists are announced at the Awards Gala and granted an additional $30,000 scholarship award. In addition to the four $30,000 scholarships granted by the Geoffrey Beene Foundation, there are also four $10,000 scholarships awarded to the remaining Geoffrey Beene finalists. Eligibility:-Qualifying students must be enrolled as full-time students at one of the YMA FSF member schools-Eligible students must be a current freshman, sophomore, junior or senior. Please note seniors graduating in fall cannot compete for the scholarship-Must have an overall 3.0 GPA or higher-Majors closely aligned to the fashion industry, including, but not limited to: advertising, communications, consumer science, apparel design, graphic design, economics, fiber science, finance, information technology, management, marketing, merchandising, retail studies, supply chain management, etc.-Students must have a desire and passion to enter the fashion industry-Only one previous year $5,000 YMA FSF scholarship winner from each school is eligible for the Geoffrey Beene Scholarship and must be nominated by his or her school to be consideredFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: November 1, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

As fashion's leading educational non-profit, FSF grants the single largest sum of money and total number of scholarships in the entire industry. Annually, we present scholarships from $5,000 to $30,000 to the best and brightest students in both business and design.

The YMA FSF regards its scholarship grants as a very worthwhile investment in the future of the fashion industry. We have awarded over $11 million in scholarships to more than 1,700 students nationwide. Eligible students enrolled at a YMA FSF member school can participate in our annual case study competition for a chance to win one of the 200 plus $5,000 scholarships we award each year.Eligibility:-Eligible students must be a current freshman, sophomore, junior or senior. Please note seniors graduating in fall cannot compete for the scholarship-Must have an overall 3.0 GPA or higher -Majors closely aligned to the fashion industry, including, but not limited to advertising, communications, consumer science, apparel design, graphic design, economics, fiber science, finance, information technology, management, marketing, merchandising, retail studies, supply chain management, etc.-Students must have a desire and passion to enter the fashion industryFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Ray Greenly Scholarship

Amount: $25,000
Deadline: April 3, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Ray Greenly Scholarship is open to sophomore, junior. and senior undergraduates and graduate students enrolled full-time at any accredited U.S. college or university (regardless of NRF member status). Applicants do not have to be in a retail program or major to apply but should demonstrate how their chosen major or graduate program is relevant to digital retail.

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Helen Brett Scholarship

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: June 1, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Helen Brett Scholarship was established by Robert Kolinek, CEM, CMP, and named for his grandmother, Helen Brett, who was a pioneer in the trade show industry. The purpose of the scholarship is to assist individuals who are enrolled in a four-year degree program with a focus on the study of exhibition and event management. The scholarship serves to promote the exhibitions and events industry by attracting college level students into the field of study and encouraging their pursuit with financial support. Scholarships are awarded competitively based upon pursuit of a degreed major focusing on exhibition and/or event management. If within a hospitality program, the focus of study should be the exhibitions and events industry as determined by the review of the submitted official transcripts.

Requirements: - Must be a full-time student enrolled at an accredited college, university or junior college - Must be enrolled in a degree program focusing on exhibition/event management - Minimum 3.0 grade point average on 4.0 scale - Completed Helen Brett Scholarship application - Resume - Two letters of recommendation by faculty and/or from exhibition industry leader - Transcript - One-page essay submission (500 to 1,000 words) on an explanation of your goals and desired roles in the exhibition and events industry - Consideration will be given to attend Expo! Expo! in Baltimore in December if selected

Estella Morales Youth Scholarship

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 14, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Clark County School District (Southern Nevada) seniors with a 2.8 GPA or higher, pursuing fashion design or fashion merchandising as their field of study may apply for this scholarship. One scholarship in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded.

Verification of college enrollment (class schedule) will be required during the summer before scholarship check is mailed to the college. Scholarship funds must be applied toward tuition, fees and other appropriate educational expenses. These funds will be disbursed in equal payments over two semesters.Applicants must write a 350-word essay that addresses the question: "How will you benefit from this scholarship?"For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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