Study in France: International Fashion Academy (IFA) Fully-funded Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarships 2018/2019

International Fashion Academy is inviting applications for its Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarships for the 2018/2019 academic year. IFA Paris is registered at the Academie de Paris under the Ministry of Youth, Education and Research as a private higher education institution and is also listed on Campus France, the French national agency for the promotion of higher education.

International Fashion Academy’s main objective is not only to train its students, but to also make them better professionals to join the competitive environment of the fashion and luxury industry.

Applicants can only apply for one of the three scholarship types offered by IFA Paris above for any Bachelor or Master’s/MBA course. If the applicant is not awarded the scholarship, he/she cannot apply for another scholarship and has to go through the regular paying admission process if he/she still wants to join IFA Paris, so choose the scholarship type wisely!

Type: Bachelor’s,Master’s/MBA

Eligible Countries: International


To be taken at (country): France



  • All applicants at the Undergraduate Bachelor’s degree level need to be high school graduates or its equivalent.
  • At least 18 years of age. (you can apply before you are 18, but should be at least 18 when you start at IFA Paris).
  • Non-native English speakers need to provide an IELTS score of 5.5 or above, or a TOEFL score of 65 or above. Alternatively, provide an English training certificate.
  • Strong motivation in fashion design or fashion business area.
  • Fill in the online application form and upload: latest high school transcript, copy of high school diploma or equivalence, Motivation letter, Resume/CV, passport photo and copy of passport.
  • If you are applying for the Bachelor’s degree in Fashion Design & Technology, you can attach your portfolio (not required).
  • €150 Application fee.
  • Interview (on campus or Skype).


  • All applicants at the Postgraduate Master’s/MBA level need to be Bachelor’s degree graduates.
  • Ideally have a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Media & Communication and Fashion Design related fields.
  • Non-native English speakers need to provide an IELTS score of 6.5 or above, or a TOEFL score of 79 or above. Alternatively, provide an English training certificate
  • Significant professional experience in related fields preferred, but not required (internships are taken into account).
  • Fill in the online application form and upload: latest transcript, copy of Bachelor diploma or equivalence, Motivation letter, Resume/CV, passport photo and copy of passport.
  • If you are applying for the Master of Arts in Contemporary Fashion Design, we require a portfolio.
  • €150 Application fee.
  • Interview (on campus or Skype).
  • Online entrance exam.

Selection Criteria:

  • Excellent GPA
  • Impressive extracurricular activities or professional experience

All other scholarship requirements such as English level are the same as for regular admission. Candidates are expected to check the Admission tab of their desired program page or head to the Admissions Requirements page (see in link below) .

Number of Awardees: Not specified

Value of Scholarship: IFA Paris awards three types of scholarships for its undergraduate and postgraduate programs to support outstanding candidates according to their profile and financial situation.

  • Full Scholarship (100% free tuition)
  • Excellence Scholarship (40% tuition fee reduction)
  • Distinction Scholarship (20% tuition fee reduction)

How to Apply: In addition to the files required for the normal application, scholarship applicants have to provide the below documents:

  • Motivation letter (Why you’re applying for a scholarship? Why should IFA Paris award you a scholarship? Why did you choose this program and how it will help you achieve your goals?) This replaces the required motivation letter in the normal application process.
  • Scholarship application form
  • For the creative programs Bachelor in Fashion Design & Technology and Master of Arts in Contemporary Fashion Design, scholarship applicants must provide a portfolio.
  • For MBA programs only, please provide 3 reference letters.

Please create your IFA Paris Online Application Account. 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, will you be able to upload the documents. Then you will fill out and upload this Scholarship Application Form as well as the other required documents mentioned above.

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Award Provider: IFA Paris Fashion School

Application Deadlines: 

  • Full Scholarship: Deadline: 15th March, 2018
  • Excellence Scholarship: Deadline: none
  • Distinction Scholarship: Deadline: none

For more inquiries about admissions and visas to study abroad, send an email or call: +2347037293057, 08125835476

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