Go to the College-Wide Undergraduate Scholarship Application available online through your MyColumbia portal to apply for the Nena Ivon Honorary Endowed Fashion Award. Only complete scholarship applications submitted by the deadline will be reviewed by the scholarship committee.
Please follow all directions carefully. Students must submit the following materials to make a complete Nena Ivon Honorary Endowed Fashion Award application. There are three parts to the application:
PART 1: ESSAY
Provide a one-page essay that tells the committee something about you, your work in Fashion Studies at Columbia, and how this scholarship will assist you in achieving your goals of working in the fashion industry.
Your essay must be double-spaced and must include your name and MyColumbia ID number in the upper right-hand corner of the page. Please upload your response in .pdf, .doc, or .docx format.
PART 2: CREATIVE SAMPLES
Upload five samples of your design work and/or a business plan(s.)
Please upload your samples as ONE document in .doc, .docx, or .pdf format.
PART 3: LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION
One letter of recommendation is required from a Columbia faculty member who is familiar with your academic achievement or accomplishment in your major.
For your convenience, the online application will send an email notification directly to the person you've chosen to complete your recommendation. Please be prepared with the email address of your recommender.
Remember to contact your recommenders directly before providing their information on the application. Since this application is part of the larger College-Wide Undergraduate Scholarship application, also note the specific scholarship(s) for which they will be recommending you. Be sure to give recommenders as much time as possible to write letters. Requests made at the last minute are often difficult to fulfill by the deadline.
Access online applications through your MyColumbia portal under MyFinancials.