The fifth chapter of the Gucci Changemakers North America initiative has opened its applications, including the Scholarship Program and Impact Fund. Titled “Igniting Creative Opportunity” the initiative will directly impact young, innovative students and non-profit organizations.

The Scholars program will award 12 students a one-year scholarship for up to $20,000 based on their financial needs. Students with at least two semesters left at the start of the 2024 Fall Semester at an accredited community college or four-year university, including graduating high school seniors, will be eligible to apply. Students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and diverse students studying fashion, design, art, business, merchandising, law, film, music, and other creative or business-oriented programs within the 12 Changemakers focus cities and beyond are strongly encouraged to apply. Initial applications are due by 11:59 p.m. EST on Friday, February 9, 2024.   

Applications for the fifth chapter of the Gucci Changemakers North America Programs are open on