Film Studies Scholarships
Here are some of the Film Studies scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.
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 Graphic design
o Journalism (print and broadcast)
o Multimedia design
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
Graduate or graduating senior of Asheville High School who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in film, video production, visual or performing arts.
Strong moral character
Emphasis on consistent and strong performance in the chosen discipline(film, video, visual or performing arts)
Special achievements and/or recognition in film, video or the arts
Academic ability/achievement in other subjects will be considered
Community service (contributions to school and community)
Extracurricular activities/work experience
To apply, students must complete an application online. The application, with required attachments, must be submitted online on or before the deadline.
To provide financial assistance and promotion of Asian American college students pursuing a major in the performing, visual arts, journalism and/or mass communications.
Awards: $1,000 to be applied toward school tuition and fees
General Eligibility Requirements:
Must be of at least 50% Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity
Must be a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the U.S
Must be either a high school senior or a college student currently enrolled full-time at an accredited U.S. vocational, junior college, or four-year college/university and must be a full-time, degree seeking student by the upcoming academic calendar year and pursuing a major in the visual/performing arts (film, theatre, fashion, photography, graphic design, dance, music, journalism, mass communications, etc.)
Have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular, or other activities
Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (unweighted)
Family members of Board members are ineligible
Selection Criteria: Selection is based on a rating system judged in five major categories. The candidate with the highest combined cumulative points will receive the scholarship. These categories are:
Quality of content submission (essay, artistic portfolio)
Leadership/community service experience and contribution
Letters of recommendation
Phone/in-person committee interview
Please note that those Scholarship Winners will be invited to attend our annual charity event, Fashion for a Passion held in Fall in Dallas, Texas. Fashion for a Passion is our biggest event of the year which helps to raise money for our charitable causes as well as for the current scholarship. The presence of scholarship winners is highly encouraged. Funds will be disbursed directly to the educational institution in the student’s name.
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
ISF is pleased to expand its activities to the Greater Boston Region through the ISF-Syed Ibrahim Memorial Scholarship initiated by the Syed family in memory of Syed Ibrahim. This scholarship is open to local residents of the Greater Boston region who upon graduation will remain or return to the region to play a prominent role in their local community through their activism and leadership, developing visionary ideas for the future of their community.
In addition, ISF encourages its scholarship recipients to fulfill a volunteer service obligation through relevant internship programs within one year of receiving a scholarship under the direct supervision of ISF and its regional Strategic Partner the Islamic Society Boston Cultural Center, ISBCC.
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 Greater Boston 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.
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 www.VMFA.museum/fellowships.
Criteria: 1. Must pursue a discipline of graduate studies in the traditional humanities: Anthropology (cultural only), Art History, Classics, Comparative Literature, Critical Theory, Cultural Studies (all areas), English Literature, English/Creative Writing (creative dissertation only), Ethnic Studies, Ethnomusicology, Film Theory, Foreign Language & Literature, History, History of Architecture, History & Philosophy of Mathematics, History & Philosophy of Science, Humanities, Interdisciplinary Studies (main focus of program must be an eligible field), Linguistics (cultural only), Music History & Theory, Philosophy, Political History / Philosophy / Theory, Religion / Religious Studies (academic only not for pastoral ministry), Rhetoric or Women
The ASCAP Foundation David Rose Scholarship was established with a gift from The Rose Family Trust to honor television and film-scoring great David Rose. David Roses best-known works include the instrumental standards, Holiday for Strings and The Stripper, music for Bonanza, Little House on the Prairie and decades of work with radio and television star Red Skelton. The scholarship will be awarded annually to a qualified college-level student working toward a career in scoring for film and/or television who is participating in ASCAPs Film & Television Scoring Workshop.
College/Department: Humanities & the Arts - Television, Radio, Film & Theater For outstanding contribution and scholarship; the Theater Arts Department most valuable player.
The Lone Star EMMY Educational Foundation proudly offers an Educational Scholarship program to college students pursuing a career in the television industry. Lone Star EMMY will award scholarships of up to $2,500 each to qualified students chosen by our Scholarship Committee. The Foundation will annually review the amount of the scholarships.
To be considered for a scholarship, a student must meet the following eligibility requirements:
Student must be in good standing (not on academic probation) with a minimum 2.5 GPA.
Student must be currently enrolled in an institution of higher learning in the State of Texas at a junior level or above.
Undergraduate students must have two (2) academic semesters remaining when the scholarship is awarded or be enrolled in graduate school.
Student must be majoring in Radio, Television, Film; Broadcast Journalism; or related major.
Student must submit at least two letters of recommendation from faculty, employers or internship supervisor.
Student must submit a 3 page essay responding to these questions.
Why did you select the television industry as your career choice?
In what television/related activities have you participated whether in school or outside of the classroom?
What is your first job preference after college and why?
What is your ultimate career goal?
NATAS Mid-America is proud to offer scholarships to high school seniors in the NATAS Mid-America region who are pursuing a career in the media industry. Scholarships range from $1000 to $3000 each. These are merit-based scholarships given to students who demonstrate the potential to join the profession and contribute to its future.
High School seniors who have taken media related course work at their schools and have been accepted at a college as a Media major are eligible to apply.
Applicants do not need to be members of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences to receive a scholarship.
To apply for a NATAS Mid-America scholarship, simply complete the on-line application.
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