AATCC is the world’s leading not-for-profit association serving textile professionals since 1921. AATCC, headquartered in Research Triangle Park, NC, US, provides test method development, quality control materials, and professional networking for members in about 50 countries throughout the world.

AATCC has invited students to showcase their design talents and win cash and recognition by participating in international 2020 AATCC and Runway of Dreams Foundation Fashion for All Student Design Competition. The 2020 theme challenges students to transform a current stylish, on-trend look that reimagines fashion and function for persons with dwarfism.

Runway of Dreams Foundation will award a minimum of $5,000 scholarship to the first-place winner. The award will be given at Runway of Dreams Annual Fashion Revolution Gala and Fashion Show in NYC in September 2020. The winner will have the opportunity to showcase their design before the top leaders in the fashion industry, said by AATCC.

Runway of Dreams Foundation will also award a minimum of $2,500 scholarship to second place and a minimum of $1,000 scholarship to third place. Honourable mention awards will also be considered.

Runway of Dreams Foundation is a nonprofit organisation that works toward a future of inclusion, acceptance, and opportunity in the fashion industry for people with disabilities. Through adaptive runway shows, awareness building campaigns, scholarship programmes, and wardrobe grants, the Runway of Dreams Foundation is empowering people with disabilities with opportunity, confidence, independence, and style.