The 2019 VFS Designer Scholarship fund is a foundation project initiative aimed at empowering Nigerian budding designers with the opportunity to attain a formal education or training in fashion.
The scholarship which is open to male and female fashion designers within age 18 and 35 who are not formally trained, provides applicants with the skillset required to perform at industry standard through a (3) months intensive training session offered by valisimo fashion school.
The grant and scholarship according to the Proprietress is only open to designers who once had prior knowledge in fashion artistry in a bid to ensure these ones are capable to set off on their own right after the training or are ready for employment by already existing
To kick start their label, applicants will get the opportunity to showcase their works at the school’s final quarter exhibition showcase while some will have the privilege for further internship or employment by the Valisimo Brand.
The Proprietress has also opened the doors for interested fashion enthusiast or kindhearted philanthropist who desire to assist people in their church-social association or community learn a trade in fashion to contact the school so arrangements can be made to
support more people in the course of this training
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Who is Eligible
Male/Female applicants within age 18 – 35
Must reside in Lagos or have a place to stay
Must have at least prior knowledge on dressmaking
Must be able to fund bills on transportation and project materials
Must have a personal sewing machine
Must be able to read, write and communicate in English