2013 YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund Awards


Congratulations Nicole Rodgers, Marist Junior Design student for being awarded the 2013 Geoffrey Beene $30,000 Scholarship on January 8, 2013 at the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund Gala held at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.

Nicole Rodgers was chosen last year by the Marist fashion faculty to participate in the Geoffrey Beene case study for the YMA FSF Scholarship 2013. Nicole's submission was one of the eight finalist, out of 41 colleges & universities, chosen to go to New York City to present her case study to the YMA FSF Executive Committee. The eight finalist were invited to the YMA Scholarship gala at the Waldorf Astoria on January 8th and four winners of the $30,000 scholarship were announced, one being Nicole Rodgers'14.

In addition to Nicole’s BIG win we also are pleased to announce the other Marist Fashion YMA 2013 scholarship winners:

Congratulations Maria Catalano '15 Sophomore Fashion DesignAward: $5,000

Congratulations Kellie-Anne Cerini '14 Junior Fashion DesignAward: $5,000

Congratulations Philippa Hatch '14 Junior, Double Major, Fashion Design, Fashion MerchandisingAward: $5,000

Congratulations Jill Hub '15 Sophomore Fashion DesignAward: $5,000

Congratulations Dana Liu '14 Junior Fashion DesignAward: $5,000

Congratulations Marissa Wilson '15 Sophomore Fashion DesignAward: $5,000

Congratulations Paige Palermo '13 Senior Fashion MerchandisingAward: $10,000 (awarded an additional $5000 for being one of the top six applicants with the highest overall rating)

The YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the fashion industry's next generation through scholarships for education in fashion arts and business, mentorships with top designers, and internships with distinguished fashion houses.


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