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List of scholarships for Film studies majors

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Competitive scholarships from corporations and nonprofits
Award Name Amount Deadline
Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship $15,000 April 10, 2018
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals $ - December 1, 2017
Support Creativity Scholarship $1,000 May 1, 2017
Calliope Workshop and MFA Scholarship $4,000 May 31, 2017
Carole Fielding Student Grants $5,000 December 15, 2017
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Scholarships $10,000 February 28, 2018
The Charles & Lucille King Family Foundation $7,000 March 15, 2018
The Beinecke Scholarship Program $34,000 February 17, 2018
PEGTV Courcelle Scholarship $2,000 May 1, 2017
New York Women in Communications Inc. Foundation Scholarship Program $10,000 January 31, 2018

Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship

Amount: $15,000
Deadline: April 10, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education was created under the Will of Evalee C. Schwarz to provide interest-free loans to undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate exceptional academic performance and significant financial need.

Eligibility:- Be a U.S. citizen at the time of application- Qualify for financial need in the form of government grants. Applicants must have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $5,815 or less as it appears on their FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR)- Be enrolled in a school in the state in which the student resides *possible exceptions apply- Standardized test scores must be in the top 15% of nation-wide- Must not be seeking a law degree For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals

Amount: $ -
Deadline: December 1, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

CBYX for Young Professionals is a yearlong fellowship, funded by the German Bundestag and U.S. Congress through the U.S. Department of State. The program annually gives 75 American young professionals the opportunity to study, work, and live with a host in Germany. The CBYX program consists of three phases: two months of German language school; four months of classes in your career field at a university, technical school, or professional school; and a five-month internship in your career field. Participants are placed throughout Germany. CBYX is primarily designed for participants in business, engineering, technical, vocational, and agricultural fields, though applicants in all fields are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility:-Have U.S. citizenship or permanent residence-Be between 18 and 24 years of age at the start of the program-Possess a high school diploma-Exhibit clear career goals and some relevant experience in their career field (experience can be work, internship, or volunteer)-Have a strong interest in German and international affairs, as well as a strong sense of American identity: be flexible, independent, and diplomaticFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Support Creativity Scholarship

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 1, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Design something creative that illustrates your passion for your specific creative field. This can be done in absolutely any medium (drawing, painting, animation, digital media, film, etc.) Submit an essay that explains this piece of work. Also, make sure to express why you should receive this scholarship and any financial hardship that you may be going through. It can be as long as you want and as short as you dare.

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Calliope Workshop and MFA Scholarship

Amount: $4,000
Deadline: May 31, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The MFA Scholarship Program offers grants of up to $4,000 for storytellers (writers and filmmakers) pursuing degrees in Masters in Fine Arts. The award recognizes applicants of demonstrated talent in their craft and a commitment to exploring themes of liberty, broadly imagined, in their works. We also provide travel stipends of up to around $300 for those coming out of state.

Eligibility:-A background in writing or filmmaking, such as an appropriate degree (e.g., English, creative writing, film) or writing or filmmaking work experience, such as in journalism, copywriting, or video production-Written works of fiction (e.g., novel, short story, screenplay) or non-fiction (book or feature article)-Must be admitted to an accredited MFA program in good standingFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Carole Fielding Student Grants

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: December 15, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The UFVA sponsored Carole Fielding Student Grants are not tuition-based scholarships. Rather, they are grants for production or research proposals. The scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students in film and television. Faculty sponsors must be UFVA members or must be from UFVA member institutions. Categories are narrative, documentary, experimental, animation, multimedia, and research.

For production proposals:-Narrative: a copy of the script (limit: 30 minutes)-Documentary: a short treatment (limit: 45 minutes)-Experimental/Animation/New Media: a treatment or script, and/or a storyboardFor Research proposals: A description of the methodology to be employed and a statement indicating the relationship of the proposed study to previous research in the field. (Maximum award $1,000)Research proposals must include a single pdf file containing your answers to these questions:1. A description of research proposal: (not more than 500 words)2. How does your research fit within the discipline? (not more than 500 words) That is, what other work has been done in this area? How does your proposal expand on existing research?3. Description of research activities: (not more than 500 words)4. Proposed budget: (Be sure to include any required travel, in-kind contributions, etc.).5. The anticipated outcome of the research: What do you plan to do with the findings of your research? (not more than 500 words)For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Scholarships

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: February 28, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences is a professional association dedicated to the advancement of television and related electronic media and best known for its Emmy Awards that recognize excellence in a number of categories. The Academy also sponsors programs, seminars, and scholarships for high school and colleges in cities served by the 19 local chapters and awards scholarships to outstanding high school seniors who intends to pursue a baccalaureate degree in communications with anemphasis on any aspect of the television industry.

Available Scholarships:1. The NATAS Trustees' Scholarship ($10,000) - Awarded to a student pursuing a career in any aspect of the television industry2. The Randy Falco Scholarship ($10,000) - Awarded to a Hispanic or Latino student pursuing a career in any aspect of the television industry3. The Jim McKay Memorial Scholarship ($10,000) - Awarded to a student pursuing a career in sports television4. The Mike Wallace Memorial Scholarship ($10,000) - Awarded to a student pursuing a career in television journalism5. The Douglas W. Mummert Scholarship ($10,000) - Awarded to a student pursuing a career in any aspect of the television industry, who has made a positive impact through community serviceFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

The Charles & Lucille King Family Foundation

Amount: $7,000
Deadline: March 15, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Charles & Lucille King Family Foundation awards scholarships to outstanding undergraduate students studying television and film production. Awards are given to juniors and seniors who demonstrate academic excellence, financial need, and professional potential.

The Beinecke Scholarship Program

Amount: $34,000
Deadline: February 17, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Beinecke Scholarship Program awards each scholar $4,000 immediately prior to entering graduate school and an additional $30,000 while attending graduate school. There are no geographic restrictions on the use of the scholarship.

Students must be a college junior pursuing a bachelor's degree and plan to enter a master's or doctoral program in the arts, humanities or social sciences. Students in the social sciences who plan to pursue graduate study in neuroscience should not apply. Nominations are made by the college or university. Students should contact their campus liaison for information.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

PEGTV Courcelle Scholarship

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: May 1, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Courcelle Scholarship is awarded annually to a Rutland County High School (in Rutland county) senior who has exhibited a high level of proficiency and interest in the video or media arts and intends to pursue study in the communications field at an accredited college, university or trade school.

The Rutland PEGTV Courcelle Scholarship honors the memory of Joe Courcelle for his pioneering work for local public access television. Joe Courcelle was an active member of the original board of directors, a dedicated independent producer and an integral part of the establishment of Rutland PEGTV.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

New York Women in Communications Inc. Foundation Scholarship Program

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: January 31, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The New York Women in Communications Foundation, in conjunction with New York Women in Communications, awards scholarships annually based on academic excellence, need and involvement in the field of communications.

Eligibility:-High school seniors who are permanent residents of NY, NJ, CT or PA, attend a high school in one of these states, and will graduate this spring-College undergraduate students who are permanent residents of NY, NJ, CT or PA-Graduate students who are permanent residents of NY, NJ, CT or PA-Must be majoring in or (for high school seniors) declaring a major in a communications-related field, including but not limited to advertising, broadcasting, communications, English, film, journalism, marketing, new media, or public relations-Applicants are eligible even if they attend or plan to attend a college or university located outside of NY, NJ, CT, or PA as long as their permanent residence is in one of those states-Applicants must have a GPA of 3.2 or betterFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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