Other Scholarship Sources

Listed below are organizations that have scholarships available to FIT students, including some that are related to programs of study at FIT. We update this list as new information becomes available, but you should check the various scholarship websites for specific details and deadlines.

Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants - applicants must submit an essay

Abodo.com I Heart My School Scholarship

Adore Me - for women pursuing a degree in business

AES Engineers Scholarship
Essay ContestOct. 8, 2021

American Federation of Teachers (AFT) Robert G. Porter Scholars Program - provides four-year scholarships to students who are dependents of AFT members

AIGA Worldstudio

American Bullion Scholarship - applicants must submit an essay

Anthony Castelli Attorney's Veterans College Scholarship - for a current veteran, or the parent, sibling, child or grandchild of a veteran

Apartment Guide Student Scholarship 

AYPO RealEstate: What The Tech?! - applicants must submit an essay or video

Baer Reintegration Scholarship - for students recovering from mental illness

B. Davis Scholarship - for high school juniors and seniors and post-secondary students

Benjamin Gilman International Scholarship - for U.S. citizen undergraduate students who are studying abroad  

BigSun Athletic Scholarship - for high school seniors and post-secondary students; applicants must submit an essay

Carey Gabay Scholarship Program - for SUNY freshman students who are New York State residents

Carr and Weatherby LLP - Scholarship for At Risk Youth - applicants must submit an essay on homelessness

Chairish "Design Your Future" Scholarship -  for students from all under-represented backgrounds; applicants must submit an essay

Clara Abbott Scholarship - for children of Abbott employees

The Clubs of America Scholarship Award for Career Success - applicants must submit an essay

Coca Cola Scholars Program - for graduating high school seniors

Coca Cola Leaders of Promise 


Columbus Citizens Foundation, Inc. - for graduating high school students who are of Italian-American heritage

Common Stupid Man - Internet Marketing Review Scholarship - applicants must submit an essay

Creative Sewing Textile Arts Scholarship, Inc. - for juniors and seniors who are majoring in a textile-related field of study; requires an interview in Rockland County, New York

Contevo Digital Marketing Scholarship 

Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) - offers fully-funded summer language institutes for U.S. students

DietSpotlight.com Scholarship - applicants must submit an essay

Discover Student Loans Scholarship Sweepstakes

Dream Award - Scholarship America

Dura-Pack Packaging Sustainability Initiative Award - applicants must submit an essay 

EInsurance Training Scholarship - applicants must submit an essay or video

ELKS National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarships

Encore Scholarship Victims of Drunk Driving Scholarship Program - applicants must submit an essay

Fabric Wholesale Direct Scholarship Program - for students pursuing a degree in fashion design, fashion merchandising, apparel merchandising, textile design, or another related field

Fales & Fales, P.A. Law Enforcement Family Member Scholarship

Fair Cases Law Group, a Los Angeles Personal Injury Law Firm - applicants must submit an essay

First Step Scholarship - Sutliff & Stout Law Firm - applicants must submit an essay about distraction-free driving

FIT Study Abroad Scholarships - to provide funds to supplement the cost of studying abroad 

Freya Moskowitz Stern Scholarship - for second year transfer students in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut who are women over the age of 22 

The Gallery Collection - Create-A-Greeting Card Contest 

Gilman-McCain Scholarship - $5,000 awards for children of active duty service members studying or interning abroad

Grace Legendre Endowment Fund, Inc. - for women graduate students in New York State

Gucci Changemakers North American Scholarship - scholarships for diverse undergraduate students with unmet financial need
Gucci Changemakers Scholars 
Gucci Changemakers X CFDA Scholars by Design

The Helen Lansdowne Resor Scholarship - five awards yearly to female creative students

On hold - To be announced

International Trade and Marketing Scholarships - all require an application and Interview
Gemini Shippers Association
New Times Group
PVH Corp.
Ralph Lauren Corp.
Jacqueline Pomeranz Scholarship
World Trade Week NYC 

Influence Print - Award for Design Excellence - for students in visual communication design (see online description)

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Cooke College Scholarship - for undergraduate transfer students

Lamber-Goodnow Injury Law Team Education Scholarships - applicants must submit an essay

Laura Rollins Hockaday Scholarship - for second year transfer students in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut who are women over the age of 22 

Lawn Love Creating Leaders Scholarship - applicants must submit essay

Life and Health Insurance Foundation for Education (LIFE) Lessons Scholarship Program - for students who have experienced the death of a parent or guardian

Look Twice, Save a Life Scholarship (insuranceproviders.com)

Milton Fisher Scholarship - applicants must submit an essay

NEWH -  The Hospitality Industry Network - various scholarships; open to internationalstudents
NEWH - Green Voice Design Competition
NEWH - Fabricut Contract - Harvey Nudelman
NEWH - Kaufmann Interior Design Scholarship
NEWH - BrandED
NEWH - ICON of Industry
NEWH - Leadership Scholarship
NEWH - Fabric Innovations Legacy Scholarship 
NEWH - Clifford R. Tuttle Scholarship
NEWH - Boutique Design Group Women Leaders
NEWH - Cruise Ship Interiors Award

New York State Organization of Bursars and Business Administrators, Inc. (NYSOBBA) - John G. Karrer Scholarship (contact Financial Aid)

Paul & Daisy Soros - fellowships for new Americans, immigrants, and children of immigrants

Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union (PSECU) Scholarship - for graduating high school seniors who are members of the Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union 

Phi Theta Kappa

Point Foundation Community College Scholarship Program - for LGBTQ community college students 

Randall Blair Isenberg Alcohol Addiction Awareness Scholarship - applicants must submit an essay

Ronald McDonald HACER Scholarships - for those with at least one parent of Hispanic heritage

Rhode Island Foundation - various awards for Rhode Island residents

SmileTutor Quarterly College Student Scholarship - applicants must submit an essay

Sterling  Law Offices, SC - applicants must submit an essay

Stewart J. Guss Scholarship - applicants must submit a video on the topic "Common Causes of Truck Accidents"

Stony Wold - Herbert Fund - a direct services grant for New York City-area students with respiratory ailments 

SUNY Financial Aid Professionals (SUNYFAP) Scholarships - submit your application and essay to Financial Aid Services 

Swedish Women's Education Association (SWEA) 

SwingSetMall - Swing of Things College Scholarship - for high school seniors; applicants must submit essay

Tradesman CE: What The Tech?! - applicant must submit an essay or video  

Two Ten Footwear Foundation FIT Scholarship - a $2000 award for FIT certificate students to complete either of the following programs:
Performance Athletic Footwear Certificate 
- Online Sneaker Essential Certificate at the Fashion Institute of Technology

Two Ten Footwear Foundation - for U.S. footwear employees or the children of U.S. footwear employees who have worked in the industry for a minimum of two years

National Shoe Retailers Association (NSRA) Higher Education Scholarship

National Shoe Travelers (NST) Higher Education Scholarships

The Footwear Warriors Higher Education Scholarship - for military veterans working in the footwear industry   

Ty Cobb Scholarship Program - for eligible Georgia residents

United College Employees of FIT (UCE) Leadership Scholarships - for graduating AAS candidates who will be full-time upper division students  

Union Plus Scholarships - open to members, spouses, and dependent children of unions participating in any of the Union Plus programs 

Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarships

Winston Visual Art Scholarships - for students aged 16 and 22; funds can be used for college tuition and required art supplies 

Women's Independence Scholarship Program (WISP) - for survivors of domestic abuse (applications may be submitted no later than two (2) months before start day of your program; contact Financial Aid Services for information) 

Women's Forum of New York - education fund for women over 35 returning to college to finish an undergraduate degree

WONGDOODY- Creative Black Womxn to Watch - scholarship for Black women in the fields of design, media, advertising, and marketing