2016 Eric Feigenbaum Scholarship Accepting Applications!

2016 Eric Feigenbaum Scholarship Accepting Applications!



The Eric Feigenbaum Academic Scholarship funded by B+N Industries

The Eric Feigenbaum Scholarship recognizes and supports leadership potential in the retail design and visual merchandising field through a $5,000 award funded by B+N.


1. Student must be enrolled in a program working toward a degree in the retail environments industry (e.g. visual merchandising, store design, interior design, industrial design, and other programs for careers in the retail environments industry).

2. Student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or better.

3. Student must be a full-time student enrolled in at least 12 credit hours.

4. EFC (Expected Family Contribution) of $8,000 or less per year as shown on your 2015-2016 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Printed copy of your FAFSA results can be downloaded from: www.fafsa.ed.gov.

All applications must be received by Monday, February 29, 2016.

The following items must be attached to your application form for your request to be considered:

1. Letter of Explanation: (Max. 650 words)
• Identify what you feel are the most important issues facing the visual merchandising and store design industry today and discuss.
• How your career will positively impact the industry’s future. Incorporate in your essay those character traits you possess that will propel your academic and future career success.
• Detail any challenges that you encountered in your educational career.
(Essays should address all of the above topics for consideration by the PAVE Scholarship Committee.)

2. Project Folio of 6 pages maximum: (8.5 x 11 inch)
• Describe a retail related project (student based or professional) that you’ve worked on and that you are proud of (include supporting visuals).

3. Two letters of recommendation: One letter must come from a professor or faculty member; the other letter can come from an employer, including internship supervisors. Letters may not be from friends or family members, and must be on school/company letterhead.

4. Must include a copy of your transcript (official or unofficial).

How to Submit Application 

Submit completed application via mail, fax or e-mail. Completed applications must be received by February 29, 2016.


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Hollywood, FL 33021



Contact PAVE at pave@paveinfo.org or 954-893-7225.


IACRAO Scholarship Information

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IACRAO, the Illinois Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers offers 2 scholarships each year to students transferring from a participating Illinois community college to a participating Illinois 4-year institution. There are over 100 member institutions in Illinois including College of DuPage and all of the public 4-year institutions.

The scholarship application deadline is September 1, 2013.


Click HERE for more information.

FGI Scholarship Information



Presentation of one $5000 scholarship*, or two $2500 scholarships* toward second year tuition at College of DuPage *to be determined by scholarship review committee.

In order to be eligible, the student must:

  • Participate in the Department Jury show on April 12, 2013 – entering a minimum of 3 original design garments
  • Must have a 3.2 GPA and be a freshman (6 to 32 credit hours earned and enrolled credit hours)
  • Submit an essay stating their professional career goals to Sharon Scalise on April 4, 2013, SRC 1007.  The essay must be typed, printed and presented in a folder.

Based on jury show scores several students will be invited to the following final review on Thursday April 25, 2013 at noon, by the Fashion Group member jury.

The final review will include:

  • A 10 – 15 minutes interview
  • See a finished garment on a model, explain what went into creating the garment on the model.
  • Review the designer’s portfolio.
  • Ask the finalist to discuss their professional goals

Scholarship will be awarded the next day at the fashion show.

Questions: email scalise@cod.edu