Arizona Apparel Foundation Announces Unique Scholarship Opportunity

Press Release (ePRNews.com) - TEMPE, Ariz. - Feb 17, 2017 - Arizona Apparel Foundation (AAF) was launched in 2016 and found a home at the location now called “FABRIC” ~ Fashion And Business Resource Innovation Center” as of the grand opening night held on December 10, 2016.  FABRIC brings the different facets of fashion together, from the idea to the creation to the manufacturing.  A huge focus for the foundation is education, training, and the offering of resources.

AAF is excited to announce their first series of scholarship opportunities for 2017. The AAF Scholarship will provide funds to supplement fashion designers and entrepreneurs with all the necessary key tools to launch their brand including office space, full time access to the sourcing library and machines, as well as guidance from industry leaders along the way.

The Scholarships  Application period is open now until February 28th. Applications can be submitted via this link: http://www.azapparelfoundation.org/aaf-design-scholarship-s11.php

The scholarship winners will experience the following benefits:
6 months of private office and work space with all utilities included
On-site guidance from industry leaders
Unlimited access to all machines in the makers space
Unlimited access to the sourcing library
Access to photography, video, and sound studios
Upgraded directory listing on LabelHorde
The scholarship is valued at over $5000

The co-working office space for the Scholarship Recipients will reside in the FABRIC building for fashion businesses so they can all work under the same roof, share resources, use industrial machinery, have unlimited access to the sourcing library and other fashion pros. The unique aspect of these scholarship offices is that they are being given away for NO CHARGE by the non-profit Arizona Apparel Foundation. Three fashion design entrepreneurs / brands will be chosen by the AAF Board of Directors for the six-month stay in these scholarship offices. Winners will be announced March 16th, 2017.

The goal is to help provide this office space and all of the benefits of working inside of the FABRIC building to help emerging brands get a boost to success! This is open to apparel and accessory brands who have a collection or an individual sewn product.

Scholarship Application – APPLY NOW: http://www.azapparelfoundation.org/aaf-design-scholarship…

For more information visit the Arizona Apparel Foundation Website at http://www.azapparelfoundation.org/ or contact 602-743-4638.  AAF is located at 132 E Sixth Street, Tempe, AZ, 85213.  E-mail is info@azapparelfoundation.com

About

ARIZONA APPAREL FOUNDATION is an Arizona non-profit corporation applying for 501(c)(3) status. The Foundation’s mission is to provide the knowledge and resources needed to foster Arizona’s fashion industry. Its vision is to support cutting edge research and innovation in wearable tech and to build a sustainable and exciting new industry in Arizona.

FABRIC – Fashion And Business Resource Innovation Center.  To learn more visit: https://www.fabrictempe.com/inside-f-a-b-r-i-c

Source : Arizona Apparel Foundation

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