12 recent graduates from the BFA and MFA programs in Fashion Design and Textile Design were selected to present their portfolios at the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) Fashion Future Graduate Showcase (FFGS) during New York Fashion Week.
The YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund (YMA FSF) is a nonprofit organization that has supported fashion, art, and business education for 80 years. Three of the scholarship winners were from the School of Fashion at Academy of Art University: BFA Fashion Design student Amanda Nyamache was awarded a $10,000 Geoffrey Beene Scholarship, and two BFA Fashion Merchandising students, Hyunji Lee and Elora Martinez, were each awarded a $5,000 scholarship.