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The Carla Bruni-Sarkozy Foundation Scholarship

The Carla Bruni-Sarkozy Scholarship is a French/American Exchange program available to Textile/ Surface Design majors.

The award amount is $6500and £700 plus transportationfor a semester at Ecole Nationale Superieure de Creation Industrielle (ENSCI) in Paris, France.

With a focused mission to provide an international academic experience "for the disadvantaged on both sides of the ocean," The Carla Bruni-Sarkozy Scholarship opportunity is exclusively available to students who demonstrate financial need.

Eligibility & Requirements:

  • Mustbe currently enrolled in the Textile/Surface Design department'sBFA program at the Fashion Institute of Technology
  • GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Financial Need
  • Must currently receive financial aid
  • Some proficiency in French and/or a romance language

How to Apply:

Students interested in applying forthe Carla Bruni-Sarkozy scholarship must submit the following materials tothe Textile/Surface Design department for review:

  • Aletter of motivation describing why you are qualified to participate in the scholarshipprogram and how you would benefit from the experience at ENSCI.
  • A portfolio of woven designs that demonstrate strong technical skills, creativity and an interest in the area of weaving
  • 2 letters of recommendation from Textile/Surface Design faculty

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