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26.04.2019 | Альбина Весина

ModaHSE and Familia have established a scholarship in the field of fashion business

The federal network of off-price stores Familia and the Center "Management and Communications in the fashion industry" of the HSE will support talented students focused on professional development in the fashion business. Familia has established a scholarship for three graduate students of the Higher School of Economics who will enroll in the program "Management and Marketing in the fashion industry". The scholarship fund will amount to 540,000 rubles.


The organizers of the scholarship fund announced a competitive selection, the winners of which will be enrolled in the Master's program of the Center and will receive special scholarships from Familia. Anyone with a confirmed bachelor's degree, specialty or master's degree can participate in it. To do this, applicants must submit an application on the website of the HSE Center for Management and Communication in the Fashion Industry for admission to the Master's program and for participation in the competition, as well as prepare an essay and pass interview with a Familia specialist. The results of the competitive selection will be announced on July 1 2019.


Comments Natalia Chinenova, Head of the Master's program at "Management and Marketing in the Fashion industry" of the HSE: "This is Russia's first corporate educational scholarship in the field of fashion business. The visionary initiative of Familia gives a chance to unleash the potential of those guys who have the talent and desire to manage business processes in fashion industry companies and who will be able to become part of the team of a large Russian fashion retailer Familia in the future. Future undergraduates have prospects not only of getting an education at one of the most prestigious universities in the country, but also professional and financial support for the duration of their studies from the industry leader.


Comments Konstantin Nadezhdin, General Director of the federal chain of off-price stores Familia: "Education is an important component of a professional foundation, especially if it is obtained from leading specialists in their field. By establishing the first scholarship for undergraduates in the Russian fashion business, we want to support both students aimed at serious professional growth in the industry and the entire system of specialized business education in the industry, to form a kind of trend for such initiatives. In the professional environment, the programs of the Center for "Management and Communication in the fashion industry" of the HSE have a high reputation, its graduates are in demand in the market, so we are confident in the success of the project.


Detailed conditions for obtaining a scholarship and application form.


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