The key criteria for an LIM FEF scholarships is student need, as assessed via benchmarking FAFSA forms, and merit, using GPA.  Students must formally apply each year and provide two letters of recommendation.  35-40 students benefit from a LIM FEF scholarship each year, with awards ranging from $750 to $2,500. 

LIM Fashion Education Foundation Scholarship Awards

  • Alan S. Scheiber Memorial Scholarship
  • John Robert Randall Memorial Scholarship
  • LaVelle Olexa Scholarship
  • LIM Alumni Association Scholarship
  • LIM Alumni/Foundation Scholarship
  • LIM Fashion Education Foundation Scholarship
  • LIM Honorees Scholarship
  • Leonard Nadel Scholarship
  • Milton and Patricia Samuels Award
  • Patty Farmer Scholarship
  • President Emeritus Book Award
  • Robert Bryan Achievement Scholarship

 

Non-need-based scholarships

Award 

Eligibility for Consideration

Amount Per Year & Responsibility 

Procedure  

LIM Alumni Association Scholarship

Current LIM College student going into the third year with a 3.0  GPA or higher. Student has to complete first two years at LIM College. Need not a factor.

One award of $1,000

Submit scholarship application by March 31, 2011. No FAFSA necessary.

LIM Honorees Scholarship

All entering students and continuing LIM College students are eligible to apply. Based on high academic achievement and character. Need is not a factor.

Several partial tuition grants. Variable amounts from $1,000 to $2,000.

New/Transfer Students: Submit scholarship application by March 15, 2011. Continuing Students: Submit application by March 31, 2011. No FAFSA necessary.

LIM Fashion Education Foundation Scholarship

New and continuing students entering third year. Based on high academic achievement and character. Need is not a factor.

Limited number of partial tuition grants. Variable amounts from $1,000 to $2,000.

Transfer Students: Submit scholarship application by March 15, 2011. Continuing Students: Submit application by March 31, 2011. No FAFSA necessary.

Milton and Patricia Samuels Award

Current LIM College student entering his or her third year. Based on academic achievement and character.

One award of $1,000

Submit scholarship application by March 31, 2011. No FAFSA necessary.

Leonard Nadel Scholarship

Current LIM College student entering his or her second year. Based on excellence in academic work, outstanding creativity and high capacity for contribution to the fashion industry. Need is not a factor.

One award of $2,000 awarded for sophomore, junior and senior years. Maintain satisfactory academic progress.

Submit scholarship application by March 31, 2011. No FAFSA necessary.

Stan Gellers Scholarship

Entering junior who holds an associate degree from a two-year college.

One award of $2,000. Based on merit and exceptional academic credentials (GPA of 3.5 or above).

Submit scholarship application by March 15, 2011. No FAFSA necessary.

Robert Bryan Achievement Scholarship

Current LIM College student enrolled full-time in a bachelor's degree program who has completed at least 30 credits and has a 3.75 or higher cumulative GPA.

$2,500 per year, Must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.75.

Submit scholarship application by March 31, 2011. No FAFSA necessary.

 

Need based scholarships

Award 

Eligibility for Consideration

Amount Per Year & Responsibility 

Procedure  

Alan S. Scheiber Memorial Scholarship 

Current LIM College student entering his or her third year. Based on need and ability.

One award of $1,000

FAFSA required. Submit scholarship application by March 31, 2011.

Freshman Scholarship

Incoming freshman. Need and ability.

One award of $2,000

FAFSA required. Submit scholarship application by March 15, 2011.

Helen Galland Scholarship

Entering freshman or transfer Management and Marketing majors with a minimum 3.3 (B+) cumulative GPA. Need and ability.

One award of $750

FAFSA required. Submit scholarship application by March 15, 2011.

John Robert Randall Memorial Scholarship
Funded by: Edythe P. Randall, Robin R. Lallanzio, Shann E. Andolina, John R. Randall, Judith M. Randall

Current LIM College student entering junior year with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Need is a factor.

One award of $1,000

FAFSA required. Submit scholarship application by March 31, 2011.

LaVelle Olexa Scholarship
Established in honor of Lord & Taylor’s former Senior Vice President of Advertising, Sales Promotion, and Public Relations for her many contributions to the fashion industry.

Entering transfer sophomore or current LIM College student entering sophomore year with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50. Need and ability.

Two awards of $1,500 each

FAFSA required. Transfer Students: Submit scholarship application by March 15, 2011. Continuing Students: Submit application by March 31, 2011.

LIM Alumni/Foundation Scholarship

Entering transfer sophomore or current LIM College student entering sophomore year with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.30. Alumni relation a plus. Need and ability.

One award of $1,500

FAFSA required. Transfer Students: Submit scholarship application by March 15, 2011. Continuing Students: Submit application by March 31, 2011.

Patty Farmer Scholarship

Current LIM College students entering second or third year with a 3.5 or better cumulative GPA. Need and ability.

Awards of $2,500 each. Must maintain cumulative GPA of 3.5 for renewal consideration.

FAFSA required. Submit scholarship application by March 31, 2011.

 

Please note, unless otherwise specified, LIM College Fashion Education Foundation (FEF) scholarships may only be applied to the full-time flat rate tuition for the fall and spring semesters at LIM College. All scholarships are awarded on a funds available basis and LIM FEF reserves the right to make adjustments to these awards. Note that only one supplemental scholarship is offered per scholarship recipient.