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CSA Stella Blum Student Research Grant

Offered by Costume Society of America

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Jan 4, 2023
1 award worth


Grade level

College & Graduate Students

Expected deadline:

This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

June 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you a current undergraduate or graduate student who is a member of the Costume Society of America (CSA)? Further, are you conducting original research in the field of North American costume? If so, you might be interested in applying for the CSA Stella Blum Student Research Grant! The grant is open to CSA members currently attending university who propose a project in the field of North American costume.

The program is funded by the Costume Society of America, a nonprofit organization dedicated to understanding appearance and dress practices across the globe and throughout time. Through research, education, preservation, and design, they study the fashion of the past and anticipate its future as well. This research grant honors Stella Blum, a costume curator and founding member of the Costume Society of America. Every year, the grant awards $3,000 to one lucky recipient to help fund their project research. Recipients may earn an additional stipend of up to $600 to allow them to present the completed research at a CSA National Symposium. If you are passionate about researching North American costume and would like some help with funding, we encourage you to apply!

Eligibility information

The scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at accredited institutions who propose a research project in the field of North American costume. Applicants must also be members of the Costume Society of America and meet the below eligibility requirements.

Grade Level

College & Graduate Students

Academic Interest

Fashion Design

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an online application and the below application materials.

1,000-word project proposal

Academic transcript

Resume or CV

Letters of Recommendation


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Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Costume Society of America at [email protected].

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