Student Competitions & Shows

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Shows & Competitions (in order of deadline)

The ICFA/Richard Frinier Design Scholarship

The winner of the ICFA / Richard Frinier Design Scholarship Competition will receive:

  • A $2,000 scholarship to support their design studies
  • One round-trip economy class airfare ticket and one night’s hotel stay in Chicago to attend Casual Market Chicago with a tour by industry mentors
  • Personal introductions to Richard Frinier, Jackie Hirschhaut, Executive Director of ICFA, and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of ICFA during Casual Market Chicago

Entry Deadline: May 31, 2019 Read more

Spoonflower Emerging Designer Grant

The Spoonflower Emerging Designer Grant, an award to support undergraduate and graduate students in pursuit of textile and design degrees worldwide. Grants are awarded to a select group of recipients each month to create their own digitally printed custom fabric and wall media for use in shows and exhibitions. Recipients are chosen monthly on a rolling basis.

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