Fashion for All


2020 AATCC/Runway of Dreams Foundation Student Design Competition

Competition Timeline

Phase I Entries: Due by noon US EST December 6, 2019

Finalists will be notified by January 17, 2020

Finalist Entries: Due by noon US EST March 9, 2020

All winners will be notified by April 16, 2020

Educational Component

Coming soon!


  • 1st place: Runway of Dreams Foundation will award a minimum of US$5,000 scholarship to the first place winner. The award will be given at Runway of Dreams Annual Fashion Revolution Gala and Fashion Show in NYC in September 2019. The winner will have the opportunity to showcase their design before the top leaders in the fashion industry. Runway of Dreams Foundation will make travel and overnight hotel accommodations for the winner up to US$1,000. Should the winner of the competition be an international student, this stipend will be adjusted accordingly.
  • 2nd place: Runway of Dreams Foundation will award a US$2,500 scholarship
  • 3rd place: Runway of Dreams Foundation will award a US$1,000 scholarship
  • All winners will receive a written certificate of accomplishment and be publicized on AATCC and Runway of Dreams Foundation platforms including, newsletters, press releases, etc.
  • All winners will be asked to submit a short written (one page) or video (2-3 minutes) report describing their academic and creative pursuits in fashion a year following receipt of the scholarship. Scholarship recipients will receive a report reminder in the spring.
  • All finalists will receive Honorable Mention (for their resumes)
  • Awards may increase based on available funding


For further information, contact Manisha Patel; +1 919 549 3523


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