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
School/Area Eligibility For Scholarship: * Elk Grove High * Laguna Creek High * Sheldon High * Florin High * Monterey Trail High * Valley High * Franklin High * Pleasant Grove High * Calvine High * William Daylor High * Las Flores * Rio CazaderoMinimum Required Grade Point Average: 3.0Financial Need: YesPost Secondary Type of School: 4 Year College or UniversityOr comparable Film SchoolSpecific Requirements for Applying: Pursuing Career in Art or FilmAttendance Requirement: Full-Time StudentAdditional Qualifications: Essay required. Essay should speak to scholarship need and career goals. Applicant needs to demonstrate accomplishment in film or art evidenced by submission of portfolio - film reel or art (examples of art, animation, graphics)Required Letters of Recommendation: Required 3
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.
Program Description:The HSF/ McNamara Family Foundation Creative Arts Project Grant is designed to provide financial resources to outstanding Latino undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in a creative arts related field: media, film, performing arts, communications, writing, etc. This grant is only intended to assist students in beginning and completing an art project. Students may be potentially eligible for grants up to $15,000. Eligibility Requirements: * Be of Hispanic heritage * Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (not expired) * Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale * Be an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled full-time in a degree-seeking program at a U.S. accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, or U.S. Virgin Islands the upcoming academic year * Be majoring in the Arts, including but not limited to media, film, performing arts, communications or writing * Must apply for federal financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
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.
These renewable awards are offered to entering undergraduate students who bring diverse experiences, ideas, and creative work to the CCA community. The following criteria will be considered in the scholarship review: students from educationally disadvantaged families who have demonstrated academic and artistic achievement, students who have demonstrated leadership in service to the community, and students whose work focuses on social or cultural issues
This scholarship is open to all entering undergraduate students. Awards are based on a student's outstanding creative ability. A portfolio is required
Minimum GPA 3.2
Be a University of Hawai`i-Mänoa undergraduate or graduate student
Majoring in Art to pursue the area of Visual arts, including but not limited to, drawing, painting, printmaking, graphic design, fiber arts, sculpture, ceramics, digital art (computer), photography, and film-making/video production
Submit hard-copy photos of artistic works created (CDs and DVDs will not be accepted)
Applications are open to the general public. However, it is the policy of the Pauahi Foundation to give preference to applicants of Hawaiian ancestry to the extent permitted by law.
Program Description: In partnership with the McNamara Family Foundation, this program will provide financial resources to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled full-time in a creative arts related field -media, film, performing arts, communications, writing, and others- to assist them in beginning and completing an art project. Grants will range from $5,000 to $20,000. Eligibility Requirements: Be of Hispanic heritage. Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (not expired). Be an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled full-time in a degree-seeking program at a U.S. accredited college or university in the U.S., Puerto Rico, or U.S. Virgin Islands the upcoming academic year. Be majoring in the arts, including but not limited to media, film, performing arts, communications or writing. Have earned at least 12 undergraduate units or credits in a U.S. accredited college or university. Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent).
The Academy awards a first ($5,000), second ($3,000), and third ($2,000) place in four categories (alternative, animation, documentary, and narrative) for student filmmakers who are full-time students at an accredited institution. The film must be made in the context of a teacher-student relationship within the curricular structure of the institution. Winning entries are forwarded to the Directors Guild of America Student Film Award. A compilation film of the Gold-medal Award-winning films may be requested via Scholarship Connection
All entries submitted to the Eisner Prize Jury should be transferred to VHS video. A Cal photo ID card must be shown when entries are submitted. Each entrant may submit 1 to 3 films or tapes, but is encouraged to submit only his/her best work. At least one submission must have been made during the period of the entrant's enrollment as a student on the Berkeley campus. A film or video completed in the spring semester, if submitted before the end of the semester, is eligible for the following year's competition. A previous winner of this contest may not enter the following year. Judges will not view more than 30 minutes of a film/video. Entrants must be enrolled full-time in at least one regular semester of the academic year (not including Summer Sessions). Filing for a degree does not constitute enrollment for that academic year. Film or video submissions must be labeled with the last four digits of the entrant's SID number, the film's title, running time and the original format of the entry (16mm, 3/4, VHS or mini-dv, etc.). Also, a brief (1 page, typewritten) statement, description or explanation may accompany the submission if the entrant feels this is useful. The maker's name must not appear on the entry or on the film credits. Each submission must be accompanied by an index card with the following information: Title of film or video Entrant's name Address Phone Email Complete SID number Major Graduate or undergraduate Running time The Prizes office, 229 Sproul Hall will hold Eisner film/video entries for pick-up, until the third week in May.
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
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