FGI 2022 Scholarship Competition

Future of Fashion

Fashion Group International of Dallas is excited to announce the 54th annual Scholarship Competition event, celebrating the Future of Fashion, to be held April 26, 2022.

We invite college and university students in fashion design and merchandising studies to participate and compete for more than $40,000 in scholarship awards in four categories. Fashion design categories include Bridal/Evening/Long Gown, Little Black Dress/Cocktail, Sportswear (men & women combined), and Apparel Sustainability. Digital merchandising categories include Store Planning & Design and Fashion Portfolio. The top awards will be for Fashion Excellence and Director’s Choice. We will once again offer the Paris American Academy Couture Award for 2022.

The competition will include a virtual event featuring a video-taped fashion show of design entries and an awards presentation honoring the scholarship winners.  Also featured will be a keynote speaker and introduction by FGI Dallas’s Regional Director, Nerissa Von Helpenstill.


Registration is now closed for the 2022 competition. Please check back for details on how to participate next year if you meet the following criteria:

  • Entrants must be sponsored by a college/university and be enrolled at a two or four-year institution in a fashion program. 
  • Entries must be current school projects and not have won any prior FGI scholarship awards.
  • Competition entry fees are:  $15 per garment and $15 per digital merchandising entry.
  • Total number of entries is (4) per student: apparel & digital merchandising combined.  
    • Students may enter more than one garment in the apparel categories.  
    • Digital competition entries are (2) total – one in each category.

Entry Deadline for Apparel and Merchandising Entries was Friday, April 1, 2022. Please follow @fgischolarship to participate in next year’s competition.

Become a Sponsor

We rely on the generosity of businesses and individuals to continue awarding our future fashion leaders with scholarships and learning opportunities. If you are interested in sponsoring a scholarship or internship for a talented and deserving student, please fill out the form below

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