Fashion Scholarship Fund to Honor Industry Leaders



Christian Siriano, Ken Wyse, Katia Beauchamp and Stephen Sadove will be recognized for their achievements within the fashion industry.

NORTH AMERICA–The Fashion Scholarship Fund is set to host its 81st Annual National Merit Scholarship Awards Dinner, which will award nearly $1.4 million in scholarships as well as recognize industry leaders for their contributions to the fashion industry.

The event, which takes place in New York City, will honor Christian Siriano, fashion designer and author of Dresses to Dream About; Ken Wyse, president, licensing and public relations, PVH Corp., the world’s No. 3 largest licensor; Katia Beauchamp, co-founder and chief executive officer, Birchbox; and Stephen Sadove, former chairman and chief executive officer, Saks; for their contributions to the fashion industry with the Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Wholesaler of the Year, Fashion Innovator of the Year and Lifetime Achievement Award, respectively.

The Fashion Scholarship Fund National Merit Scholarship Awards Dinner will take place at the New York Marriott Marquis in Times Square, Jan. 9, from 6-9 p.m. Furthermore, all proceeds from the evening will benefit the Fashion Scholarship Fund.

The Fashion Scholarship Fund is a nonprofit dedicated to promoting education of the fashion arts and business. The Fund grants scholarships to students and facilitates internships, mentorships and career programs.