2017-2018 YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund

 

YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund

 

Founded in 1937, the YMA Scholarship Fund is an international non-profit organization composed of influential members of the fashion industry. The Fashion Scholarship Fund’s goal is to advance the fashion industry by encouraging gifted and enterprising young people to pursue careers in design, merchandising, retailing and business.

The YMA FSF Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the release of the 2017-2018 $5,000 Scholarship, which requires students to complete a comprehensive case study in either design or business. This year, the $5,000 scholarship case study is focused on Physical Retail in a Digital World.

Click here and here for more information about the $5000 Fashion Scholarship Application

Applicants must be a full-time USC college student and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0. Click here for additional eligibility requirements and application instructions.

If you have any questions, please email ugcareers@marshall.usc.edu and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

 

STEPS TO APPLY:

  1. Confirm that you meet the requirements listed above.

  2. Email a copy of your resume to Professor Dennis Schorr at DSchorr@marshall.usc.edu by Monday, October 2nd to confirm participation in the scholarship application.

  3. Email a copy of your STARS report (showing your current GPA) and completed case study to your USC YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund representative, Professor Dennis Schorr at DSchorr@marshall.usc.edu and CC ugcareers@marshall.usc.edu by Tuesday, October 10th (if you seek feedback on your application from Professor Schorr, the earlier you send your materials for review, the better).

  4. If you do not meet all application requirements, ugcareers@marshall.usc.edu will notify you via email by October 13th. If you do meet all requirements, Professor Schorr will review your application once received (and provide feedback if requested), before you submit your application via the SlideRoom platform by the October 16th submission deadline.

  5. By Tuesday, October 10th, Professor Schorr will send you the instructions about how to submit your application and final version of your case study to the YMA FSF via the SlideRoom online platform. The YMA FSF must receive all of your materials via SlideRoom by Monday, October 16th.

If you have any questions, please email DSchorr@marshall.usc.edu or ugcareers@marshall.usc.edu. Best of luck!