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Deadline for fashion scholarships approaches

on Thursday,March 12,2009 20:03

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High school seniors interested in studying fashion have until March 25 to submit entries to a fashion competition which will provide a full scholarship to the winner.

Fashion Forward 2009 design competition, launched jointly with Teen Vogue Magazine, will offer a scholarship valued at more than $50,000 to study at any one of the ten campuses of the International Academy of Design & Technology.

"The competition is intended for young women and men who are serious in their quest for a career in fashion design," says Tom McNamara, senior vice president, Art & Design.

"The submission requirements are challenging, but no more so than the challenges they will face in the demanding, but wonderfully rewarding industry they are seeking to enter," he adds.

Participants must sketch a garment design, select fabrics and submit their project to one of the Academy''s ten campuses.

A local winner will be selected from each campus and receive an all-expenses-paid trip to the 2009 IMAGINE Fashion Show in Chicago where the national winner will be announced.

The contest is open to all legal residents of the U.S. who are high school seniors with an expected graduation date prior to December 31, 2009.
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