The Search Is On To Find Teens With A Passion For Fashion
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[TUCSON, Ariz. October 10, 2012] – The Art Institute Tucson announces its search to find the next winners of The Art Institutes Passion for Fashion Competition 2012. Teens who are looking for outlets to express their love of style are encouraged to submit an entry to The Art Institute of Tucson and unleash their creativity for an opportunity to earn a tuition scholarship. Entries must be postmarked by January 20, 2012.
“The Art Institutes Passion for Fashion Competition is a great way for fashion-minded students to showcase their style smarts,” said Elizabeth Heuisler, Academic Director of Fashion at The Art Institute of Tucson. “It’s a creative, hands-on way to get you in the running for the opportunity to earn a tuition scholarship.”
The competition consists of two categories: 1) Fashion Design and 2) Fashion Marketing & Merchandising and Retail Management. Local competitions will take place at each participating Art Institutes school throughout the U.S. and Canada. Each local Fashion Design competition winner and each local Fashion Marketing & Merchandising and Retail Management competition winner will earn a $3,000 tuition scholarship to The Art Institutes school they represent in the competition. Local first place winners in each category will move on to the national competition.
Two national competition grand prize winners (one in each category) each will earn a half- tuition scholarship to their respective Art Institutes school, receive a VIP trip to New York City, participate in a “meet and greet” at Seventeen magazine’s New York City offices, have lunch with a Seventeen Style Pro, receive a $500 shopping spree at DKNY with the Style Pro, and a $500 gift card to shop anywhere in the Big Apple.
The competition is open to legal residents of the fifty United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Canada (excluding Quebec) who are full-or part-time high school seniors scheduled to graduate in 2012 with a minimum 2.0 cumulative grade point average. Entries must be submitted along with a completed Entry & Release Form to The Art Institutes school the student wishes to represent in the competition. To learn more about how to enter, visit www.artinstitutes.edu/passion4fashion.
To learn more about The Art Institutes Passion for Fashion Competition and for complete rules, visit www.artinstitutes.edu/passion4fashion or http://www.multivu.com/players/English/51392-art-institutes-passion-for-fashion.
The Art Institutes (www.artinstitutes.edu) is a system of more than 45 education institutions located throughout North America. The Art Institutes system is America’s Leader in Creative Education providing an important source for design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts professionals. Several institutions included in The Art Institutes system are campuses of South University. See aiprograms.info for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, federal salary data, alumni success, and other important information.