IFA Paris Scholarship to Study Fashion


We are pleased to offer scholarships based on merit, talent and academic profile:

  • Full Scholarship (100% free tuition)
  • Excellence Scholarship (40% tuition fee reduction)
    APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN, Deadline: none
  • Distinction Scholarship (20% tuition fee reduction)
    APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN, Deadline: none


  • You can only apply for one type of scholarship listed above. You must state which one you are applying for.
  • It is valid for any of our Undergraduate or Postgraduate programs, as well as our Foundation Program.
  • If you are not awarded the scholarship you applied for, you cannot apply for another one. If you are still interested in joining IFA Paris, you would need to go through the regular paying admission process. Advice: choose the scholarship type wisely!
  • If you do not upload one of the required documents when submitting your application, then you will not be considered as your application is incomplete and it is too late afterwards. 

Required Profile

  • Extremely motivated towards the program selected and a career in that area
  • Highly creative for design programs or business-savvy for management programs
  • Impressive academic profile, extracurricular activities and/or professional experience
  • Excellence Scholarship: GPA of 3.5 Minimum
  • Distinction Scholarship: GPA of 3.0 Minimum

All other scholarship requirements such as English proficiency, etc. are the same as for regular admission, please check our Admissions Requirements page

Required Documents

In addition to the files required for regular admission, you must 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.

Getting Started

1. Create your IFA Paris Online Application Account.
2. You will fill in all the information and choose the program you are applying for, as well as pay €150 application fee. Only after you have paid the €150 application fee, you will be able to upload the required documents.
3. You will fill out and upload the Scholarship Application Form as well as the other required documents mentioned above and on our admission requirements page. These should all be uploaded into your online application account.