Originally established as Fashion Group International (FGI) of Dallas Career Day more than 50 years ago, the FGI Dallas Scholarship Competition annually awards more than $60,000 in cash scholarships or experiences to fashion design and merchandising students from colleges and universities primarily in the North Texas area. The event is held at Dallas Market Center in April and is highlighted by a “Project Runway” style fashion show featuring winning entries in the Apparel Design categories. Recognizing the importance of undergraduate programs in fashion merchandising, scholarships are also awarded in a Merchandising category. Signature design awards valued up to $10,000 include the Couture Award, consisting of tuition and expenses to the famous Paris American Academy; the Fashion Excellence Award; the FGI Dallas Director’s Choice Award; and the Best of Sewing Award. Fashion design competition categories include Bridal/Evening Gown, Women’s Sportswear, Little Black Dress, and Menswear. Donors and sponsors generously make it possible for the Fashion Group Foundation of Dallas to fund these scholarships, maintaining FGI Dallas’ long-held tradition of supporting emerging fashion design and merchandising talent. FGI Dallas is a chapter of Fashion Group International, founded in 1928 as a global professional non-profit organization to advance professionalism and education in the fashion and lifestyle fields. Today FGI has more than 5,000 professional members across the globe. For more information about the scholarship competition and entry requirements, please visit https://fgischolarship.org/ or call the FGI Dallas office at 214-634-0204 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about FGI, please check out http://fgi.org/.