Fashion Scholarships – All You Need to Know

Fashion in general can be defined as something that entices people to follow and emulate it in their day-to-day life. For students, fashion means glittering dresses, sparkling jewellery and immaculate hairstyles. They associate fashion with the world of glamour and many aspire to create a name for themselves in the world of fashion by pursuing this field of study. To do so, one might need admissions to notable institutions and financial means in form of fashion scholarships.

It’s a general conception that education in the field of fashion is quite a costly affair. Many students drop out of the course in the middle as they find themselves unable to pay the high tuition fee of the course.

To curtail the dropout rates and retain the bright and creative minds in the field, government as well as private entities have introduced a number of fashion scholarships schemes for students. Some of those scholarships for fashion students are listed as below.

Popular Fashion Scholarships for Indian Students

Pearl Academy Who’s Next Scholarship

Presented by the Pearl Academy, this scholarship is awarded to students who apply in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses at the institution. Based on the statement of purpose submitted by the students, the top 5 scholars will receive a 100% tuition fee waiver and the next top 20 students will receive a 50% tuition fee waiver. The key objective of the scholarship is to foster academic excellence, nurture and assist the students in creating a successful future.

Eligibility: Any UG and PG applicant at Pearl Academy can apply for this fashion scholarship.

Award Detail: Win up to 100% tuition fee waiver

Deadline: 20 April 2019

NABA International Fashion and Textile Design Competition Scholarship, Italy

This scholarship is introduced by NABA (Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti) in partnership with Rosato Gioielli for young designers who hold a first-level academic diploma or BA degree. The students participating in the competition have to introduce themselves with the help of a presentation containing their collection that reflects their respective personality. The winners of this competition stand a chance to win up to 60% discount in the tuition fee for the first year of MA in Fashion and Textile Design.

Eligibility: MA degree applicants

Award Details: Up to 60% tuition fee waiver

Deadline: 10 May 2019

Istituto Superiore di Design-Masters Scholarships

Istituto Superiore di Design (ISD) launched this scholarship for the students of design from all over the world. To avail this scholarship, students must be in their final year of high school/degree or must have valid work experience in the relevant field. Fashion Scholarships of worth EUR 4.000 will be provided to the competent students.

Eligibility: Graduates entering into Master programmes or Intensive programmes

Award Detail: Up to 50% of the tuition fee

Deadline: Tentatively in the month of September. To be announced.

Colgate Scholarship

Announced by Colgate, the objective of this scholarship is to provide students with the best education and a bright future. A total of 501 scholarships are disbursed every year under this scheme, out of which 45 randomly selected students, get INR 1 Lakh as scholarship amount and the remaining students get INR 10,000.

Eligibility: All students below the age of 21 years are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Award Detail: Scholarship worth up to INR 1 Lakh

Deadline: To be announced

After scrolling through the list of fashion scholarships, let the dream and aspiration to create a niche in the fashion industry arise in you.