Film Studies Scholarships

Here are some of the Film Studies scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.

AWC Student Scholarships

Every year AWC Seattle Professional Chapter awards scholarships to outstanding communications students attending Washington state colleges. Eligible students must meet the following qualifications: • Be a Washington state resident • Be a registered student at a four-year college in Washington state for Fall school year • Be a junior, senior or graduate student as of Fall school year • Be accepted in, or applying to, a school at a four-year university or college to major in at least one of the following communications disciplines: o Advertising o Communications o Film o Graphic design o Journalism (print and broadcast) o Marketing o Multimedia design o Photography o Public relations o Speech communications o Technical communication o Television and radio production Scholarship selections are based on: • Demonstrated excellence in communications • Positive contributions toward communications on campus, in the community • Scholastic achievement • Financial need • Work samples

Kenneth Sloat Langley Memorial Scriptwriting Scholarship

Up to $2,000 for undergraduate students ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS Scholarship applicants: • must be actively engaged in a collegiate-level curriculum in one or more areas of the television industry and be attending a college in Northern California (Visalia to the Oregon border), Hawaii, or Reno, Nevada; • have completed at least one undergraduate academic year of television studies, • have at least one remaining year of undergraduate study for the undergraduate scholarships. Entrants may receive only one scholarship per year. Scholarship recipients are not eligible for a second scholarship in the year following their award. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Please specify which scholarship competition you are entering. Undergraduate students may apply for more than one scholarship, but you must submit a separate application form. The video entry must be specific to the category for which you are applying. Each application must include: 1) a completed scholarship application form; 2) a copy of your college transcript indicating your GPA and class standing (PDF); 3) a one-page essay summarizing your television academic and work experience, related activities and personal goals (Word or PDF); 4) a letter of recommendation from your dean or professor at your school explaining why you are a good candidate for an award plus the names of two faculty members we can contact for more information about your work. (Word or PDF) VIDEO REQUIREMENTS Undergraduate: Writing - Submit up to three video samples of your work accompanied by scripts. (20 minutes maximum)

ISF-Ehsan Center Scholarship

ISF supports Islamic organizations and mosques by planning and managing joint scholarships. ISF is honored to host the ISF-Ehsan Center scholarship of the Ehsan Center. The ISF-Ehsan Scholarship is only open to members and individuals affiliated with this center. Description and Eligibility: ISF accepts online applications once a year starting in December for a period of three months. Each Eligible Applicant Must Be: Muslim and active member of the Muslim Community; Attending an accredited university in the U.S.; Majoring in an ISF supported field of study; Maintaining a minimum 3.0 Grade Point Average; A Citizen or Permanent Resident of the U.S.; An undergraduate (junior/senior) or of graduate standing.

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 2017-18 Visual Arts Fellowship

Now an online Application! The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship program is a vital source of funding for the visual arts and art history in Virginia. VMFA is committed to supporting professional artists and art, and art history students who demonstrate exceptional creative ability in their chosen discipline and has awarded nearly $5.5 million to Virginia’s artists since the program’s creation over 75 years ago. Awards are offered to: - Professional artists: $8000 - Full-time graduate students in the visual arts or art history: $6000 - Full-time undergrad. students in the visual arts (including college-bound high school seniors): $4000 Applicants must be citizen or permanent residents of the USA as well as current legal residents of Virginia. No application fee; Application deadline is Nov. 4, 2016 More information including the application form, full eligibility criteria, and a printable PDF-flyer available online at

The Charles & Lucille King Family Foundation Scholarship

The Charles & Lucille King Family Foundation undergraduatescholarships of up to $3,500 per academic year are awarded tojuniors and seniors majoring in television and film.Awards of up to $7,000 are given to juniors and seniors whodemonstrate academic excellence, financial needand professional potential.

First Americans in the Arts Scholarships

Over 30 scholarships were given to worthy American Indian students studying the production of film, television and theater. These students may ultimately be responsible for significant changes in how Indians are perceived by the mainstream entertainment industry and the general public. Applicants must be currently enrolled and attending full-time as a student of a recognized institution of higher learning and be pursuing education in one of the following fields of the film/entertainment business: production, directing, screenwriting, production design, cinematography, or acting. Application form not required. Initial approach: Essay Additional information: Scholarship essay must not exceed 500 words and must describe why you are pursuing your field of study, your future plans, and your scholarship funding need.

FAITA Annual Awards

FAITA presents an annual award ceremony recognizing outstanding achievement, performances and contribution by and to the Native American Indian entertainment community.Annual Awards * Serving as the principal fund-raiser for FAITA, awarded to students pursuing careers in the area of film, television, theater and music.

James Clancy Memorial Scholarship

College/Department: Humanities & the Arts - Television, Radio, Film & Theater Sponsor: Stella Clancy, Family & Friends of James Clancy Award: Annual


Scholarship applicants must be actively engaged in a collegiate-level curriculum in one or more areas of the television industry and be attending a college within the Chapter area

Berrien Fragos Thorn Arts Scholarships for Migrant Farm Workers

Funded by a bequest from Berrien Fragos Thorn, creative arts scholarships have been initiated in order to foster and encourage the creative talents of individuals with a history of migration to obtain work in agriculture. Eligible applicants must demonstrate an interest in pursuing further development of their talents in one of the following disciplines: Visual-painting, sculpture, photography, etc. Performing-dance, theatre, music, etc. Media-film, video, animation, computer graphics, etc. Literary-poetry, short stories, etc. Crafts-traditional folk arts, furniture, weaving, pottery, etc. There are two options in applying for funding: I. Grants under $500.00 No deadline for application-requests will be reviewed case-by-case Complete Sections A and C of the application II. Grants up to $2,500.00 awarded semi-annually A budget or documentation of expenses must be submitted with the application. Money may be used for workshops, materials, study with a mentor, course enrollment, mileage, lost wages


A grant of $1000 is offered to a high school in the Michigan area to assist with equipment for broadcast or media classes. For consideration of this award, applicants must: Complete the online grant application. A brief personal statement. A letter from the principal Film or video compilation of work.

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