Up to 10 students will receive a full ride to graduate programs at top fashion and schools.
The catalyst for the program was a $10 million gift from an anonymous donor.
Joe’s Blackbook founder Joe Medved cooked up the idea for the scholarship foundation in 2011.
Transformation was a starting point for many of the designers who used secondhand materials and repurposed them to give them a new life.
Rochambeau is also creating a capsule collection with the rapper, artist and performer Yung Jake for the Made LA event slated for June 9 and 10.
A RISD spokeswoman said neither of the two RISD safety officers were involved with the assault or arrest of Luis Mendonca.
The Rhode Island School of Design will stage the first solo exhibition dedicated to his work, debuting at its museum April 8.