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Study in France: International Fashion Academy (IFA) Fully-funded Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarships 2020/2021

International Fashion Academy is inviting applications for its Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarships for the 20202021 academic year.

Application Deadlines: 

  • Full Scholarship: Deadline: 15th March, 2020
  • Excellence Scholarship: Deadline: none
  • Distinction Scholarship: Deadline: none

Eligible Countries: International

To be taken at (country): France

About the Award: Applicants can only apply for one of the three scholarship types offered by IFA Paris above for any Bachelor or Master/MBA course. If the applicant is not awarded the scholarship, he/she cannot apply for another scholarship and has to go through the regular paying admission process if he/she still wants to join IFA Paris, so choose the scholarship type wisely!

Type: Bachelor,Masters/MBA

Eligibility: 

Undergraduate

  • All applicants at the Undergraduate Bachelor level need to be high school graduates or equivalent.
  • At least 18 years of age. (you can apply before you are 18, but should be at least 18 when you start at IFA Paris)
  • Non-native English speakers need to provide an IELTS score of 5.5 or above, or a TOEFL score of 65 or above. Alternatively, provide an English training certificate.
  • Strong motivation in fashion design or fashion business area.
  • Fill in the online application form and upload: latest high school transcript, copy of high school diploma or equivalence, Motivation letter, Resume/CV, passport photo and copy of passport.
  • If you are applying for the Bachelor in Fashion Design & Technology, you can attach your portfolio (not required).
  • €150 Application fee.
  • Interview (on campus or Skype).

Postgraduate

  • All applicants at the Postgraduate Master/MBA level need to be Bachelor graduates.
  • Ideally have a Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Media & Communication and Fashion Design related fields.
  • Non-native English speakers need to provide an IELTS score of 6.5 or above, or a TOEFL score of 79 or above. Alternatively, provide an English training certificate
  • Significant professional experience in related fields preferred, but not required (internships are taken into account).
  • Fill in the online application form and upload: latest transcript, copy of Bachelor diploma or equivalence, Motivation letter, Resume/CV, passport photo and copy of passport.
  • If you are applying for the Master of Arts in Contemporary Fashion Design, we require a portfolio.
  • €150 Application fee.
  • Interview (on campus or Skype).
  • Online entrance exam.

Selection Criteria:

  • Excellent GPA
  • Impressive extracurricular activities or professional experience

All other scholarship requirements such as English level are the same as for regular admission. Candidates are expected to check the Admission tab of their desired program page or head to the Admissions Requirements page (see in link below) .

Number of Awardees: Not specified

Value of Scholarship: IFA Paris awards three types of scholarships for its undergraduate and postgraduate programs to support outstanding candidates according to their profile and financial situation.

  • Full Scholarship (100% free tuition)
  • Excellence Scholarship (40% tuition fee reduction)
  • Distinction Scholarship (20% tuition fee reduction)

How to Apply: In addition to the files required for the normal application, scholarship applicants have to provide the below documents:

  • Motivation letter (this replaces the motivation letter in the regular application)
    – Why you’re applying for a scholarship?
    – Why should IFA Paris award you a scholarship?
    – Why did you choose the selected program?
    – How will the selected program help you achieve your goals?
  • Scholarship application form (download here)
    – The form should be filled out in full and as well as the budget section which is very important.
  • For the fashion design (creative) programs Bachelor in Fashion Design & Technology and Master of Arts in Contemporary Fashion Design, scholarship applicants must provide a portfolio. (this is also stated in the regular admission requirements)
  • For MBA programs only, applicants must provide 3 reference letters.

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

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