Ontavia Roulette is a true advocate for the Arts, as she has attended Cleveland School of the Arts, Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM), and later Kentucky State University as a student of the Arts Programs provided. Ontavia Roulette later became a Teacher's Aid out of College focusing solely on the Arts with her students from singing and dancing, to painting and creative writing. As school systems slowly take away creativity driven programs Ontavia Roulette wants to encourage the creative development of today's youth.

Ontavia Roulette will take the proceeds from her NYFW Spring/ Summer 2019 Collection Event to Fund this year scholarship. 

The Roulette Fashion Scholarship Fund is designed to encourage and support students studying for a career in Fashion.

Support the Roulette Fashion Scholarship Fund



To be eligible, applicant must be enrolled in or planning to enroll in a courses of study at a Technical School, College or University, or other Trade School which provide Fashion as a Major or a Minor. Enrollment in an online program will not be accepted. 

To be eligible for the Roulette Fashion Scholarship Fund all Applicants must submit the following to

  •  One Paragraph about the Field of Study You have chosen (and why)
  • One of the following:

Look Book (image), Garment (image), Mood Board (image) or Marketing Plan

  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Submit 1000 word (minimum) essay about "Conquering Fear" (Below)
  • $25.00 Application Fee.

The Recipient of the Scholarship will have the opportunity to debut their Senior collection at a Ontavia Roulette event.

Deadline: December 15, 2018

Name *
Address *
Phone *
Please include what year student you are and expected date of completion.
Are you currently enrolled in a Fashion program? *