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Academic Scholarships

Scholarships for studying film in the United States
Alexa P.
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Columbia College Chicago is one of the top film schools in the Midwestern US. Its Excellence in Film and Television Scholarship was established to assist in defraying tuition costs for deserving undergraduate students in the Cinema and Television Arts Department. The Excellence in Film and...
Deadline
Mar 1, 2024
Award Type
  1. Portion of Tuition
Max Award Amount
$2500
Academic Requirements
  1. Attending 4 year Undergraduate College or University
Academic Specialization
  1. Film
  2. Television
Citizenship Requirements
  1. None
Regional Requirements
  1. Illinois
Identity Requirements
  1. No Requirement
Ethnicity Requirements
  1. No Requirement
Financial Requirement
  1. Demonstrated Financial Need
Application Requirements
  1. Essay(s)
  2. Portfolio
Alexa P.
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The Richard Holland Memorial Scholarship was established to remember the life and legacy of a great man, friend, son, and brother. Richard was more than any one of these things. He was an infectious personality, a loyal teammate, a genuine smile, and a young soul. The Holland Family Legacy...
Deadline
Mar 15, 2024
Award Type
  1. Portion of Tuition
Max Award Amount
$2500
Academic Requirements
  1. High School Senior
  2. Attending 4 year Undergraduate College or University
  3. Min 3.0 GPA
  4. Other (Please Add)
Academic Specialization
  1. No specialization required
Citizenship Requirements
  1. None
Regional Requirements
  1. No Requirement
Identity Requirements
  1. No Requirement
Ethnicity Requirements
  1. No Requirement
Financial Requirement
  1. Demonstrated Financial Need
Application Requirements
  1. HS Transcript
  2. Essay(s)
  3. Resume
  4. Video Submission
Alexa P.
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Established by Greater Than Gatsby as part of a new initiative to establish a channel of support for the next generation, the Greater Than Gatsby Annual Scholarship supports the future of visual art and content creators. Greater Than Gatsby was born in 2012. Today, we are one of the leading...
Deadline
May 1, 2024
Award Type
  1. Portion of Tuition
Max Award Amount
$1000
Academic Requirements
  1. High School Senior
  2. Attending 4 year Undergraduate College or University
  3. Attending a Graduate Program
  4. Other (Please Add)
Academic Specialization
  1. Communications
  2. Computer Animation
  3. Creative Writing
  4. Digital Media
  5. English
  6. Film
  7. Illustration
  8. Journalism
  9. Motion Design
  10. Photography
  11. Photojournalism
  12. Screenwriting
  13. Theater
  14. TV Journalism
  15. Television
  16. Visual Arts
Regional Requirements
  1. No Requirement
Identity Requirements
  1. No Requirement
Ethnicity Requirements
  1. No Requirement
Financial Requirement
  1. No Requirement
Application Requirements
  1. Essay(s)
  2. Portfolio
Alexa P.
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Put your artistic vision to the test for an opportunity to earn a scholarship to SCAD, The University for Creative Careers. SCAD Challenge entries must consist of a single piece and demonstrate creativity, innovation, and a strong understanding of aesthetics. Let your design speak to your skill...
Deadline
Feb 12, 2024
Award Type
  1. Portion of Tuition
Max Award Amount
$4000
Academic Requirements
  1. High School Senior
  2. Attending 4 year Undergraduate College or University
  3. Attending a Graduate Program
  4. Other (Please Add)
Academic Specialization
  1. Computer Animation
  2. Creative Writing
  3. Digital Media
  4. Film
  5. Illustration
  6. Motion Design
  7. Photography
  8. Screenwriting
  9. Theater
  10. Television
  11. Visual Arts
Citizenship Requirements
  1. None
Regional Requirements
  1. No Requirement
Identity Requirements
  1. No Requirement
Ethnicity Requirements
  1. No Requirement
Financial Requirement
  1. No Requirement
Application Requirements
  1. College Transcript
  2. HS Transcript
  3. Essay(s)
  4. Interview
  5. Narrative Statement
  6. Letter(s) of Recommendation
  7. Portfolio
  8. Resume
  9. SAT, ACT, or GRE scores
Alexa P.
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Society often views creative careers as inferior to traditional jobs and deems art careers irrelevant in the workforce. Whether it be music, dance, fashion, design, theater, or anything else, art is a vital part of our world. Due to the stigma around art careers, it takes courage and confidence...
Deadline
Mar 1, 2024
Max Award Amount
$1000
Academic Requirements
  1. High School Senior
  2. Min 2.5 GPA
Academic Specialization
  1. No specialization required
Citizenship Requirements
  1. US Citizen
  2. US Legal Permanent Resident
Regional Requirements
  1. California
Financial Requirement
  1. Demonstrated Financial Need
Application Requirements
  1. HS Transcript
Alexa P.
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50
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The Helen Lansdowne Resor (HLR) Scholarship is an international opportunity that supports women and gender non-binary voices in film and other facets of the creative industry. It provides female and non-binary college students the opportunities and support they need to successfully join the...
Deadline
Jan 5, 2024
Award Type
  1. Portion of Tuition
Max Award Amount
$10000
Academic Requirements
  1. Attending 4 year Undergraduate College or University
  2. Attending a Graduate Program
Academic Specialization
  1. Creative Writing
  2. Digital Media
  3. Film
  4. Illustration
  5. Photography
  6. Screenwriting
  7. Television
  8. Visual Arts
Identity Requirements
  1. Female
  2. LGBTQ+
Financial Requirement
  1. No Requirement
Application Requirements
  1. Letter(s) of Recommendation
  2. Portfolio
FilmSchool.org
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The Scholars program will award 12 students a one-year scholarship for up to $20,000 based on their financial needs. Students with at least two semesters left at the start of the 2024 Fall Semester at an accredited community college or four-year university, including graduating high school...
Deadline
Feb 9, 2024
Award Type
  1. Portion of Tuition
Max Award Amount
$20000
Academic Requirements
  1. High School Senior
  2. Attending 4 year Undergraduate College or University
Academic Specialization
  1. Film
Citizenship Requirements
  1. US Citizen
  2. US Legal Permanent Resident
  3. Other (Please Add)
Ethnicity Requirements
  1. Aleutian (Alaskan)
  2. American Indian
  3. Asian
  4. Black (African American)
  5. Hispanic
  6. Indigenous
  7. Pacific Islander
  8. Person of Color
Financial Requirement
  1. Demonstrated Financial Need
FilmSchool.org
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Each year, The Dallas Area Alliance for Women in Media Foundation, Inc. will award three scholarships totaling $12,500 scholarships are in the names of Irene Runnels, a distinguished and respected Dallas broadcaster and Paula McStay, a former Fort Worth advertising executive. One $2000 Essay...
Deadline
Mar 11, 2024
Award Type
  1. Portion of Tuition
Max Award Amount
$5000
Academic Requirements
  1. Attending 4 year Undergraduate College or University
  2. Attending a Graduate Program
  3. Min 3.0 GPA
Academic Specialization
  1. Advertising
  2. Broadcasting
  3. Communications
  4. Film
  5. Marketing
  6. Radio
  7. Television
Regional Requirements
  1. US - County Specific
  2. Texas
Identity Requirements
  1. No Requirement
Application Requirements
  1. College Transcript
FilmSchool.org
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Barbara Caras dedicated many years to promoting quality film entertainment. This Scholarship is established in her memory to assist students majoring in film in our local community.
Deadline
Jul 31, 2024
Award Type
  1. Portion of Tuition
Max Award Amount
$2000
Academic Requirements
  1. Attending 4 year Undergraduate College or University
  2. Min 2.75 GPA
Academic Specialization
  1. Computer Animation
  2. Creative Writing
  3. Film
  4. Motion Design
Regional Requirements
  1. US - County Specific
  2. Florida
Ethnicity Requirements
  1. No Requirement
Financial Requirement
  1. No Requirement
Application Requirements
  1. Essay(s)
  2. Portfolio
FilmSchool.org
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Founded in memory of James Alan Cox, a television photojournalist, The James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists aims to provide financial support to student photographers of high school and college age. Through a variety of funding, including equipment purchases and scholarships...
Academic Specialization
  1. Communications
  2. Film
  3. Photography
  4. Photojournalism
  5. Television
FilmSchool.org
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69
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Francis D. “Pete” Lyon, UCLA ’28, was a distinguished director, producer and editor of motion pictures and television. He won 1947’s Academy Award for Best Film Editing for Body and Soul. Brother Lyon’s graduate fellowship is awarded to students of film making. Recipients must be graduate...
Deadline
May 31, 2024
Max Award Amount
$2500
Academic Requirements
  1. Attending 4 year Undergraduate College or University
  2. Attending a Graduate Program
Academic Specialization
  1. Film
Ethnicity Requirements
  1. No Requirement
FilmSchool.org
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This scholarship was established in 2006 to provide financial assistance to African American or Black students pursuing a degree in the visual arts. Visual arts include architecture, ceramics, drawing, fashion, graphic design, illustration, interior design, painting, photography, sketching...
Deadline
Mar 31, 2024
Max Award Amount
$5000
Academic Requirements
  1. High School Senior
  2. Attending 4 year Undergraduate College or University
  3. Attending a Graduate Program
  4. Min 2.5 GPA
Academic Specialization
  1. Film
  2. Photography
  3. Television
  4. Visual Arts
Citizenship Requirements
  1. US Citizen
  2. US Legal Permanent Resident
Regional Requirements
  1. No Requirement
Ethnicity Requirements
  1. Black (African American)
Financial Requirement
  1. No Requirement
Application Requirements
  1. College Transcript
  2. HS Transcript
  3. Essay(s)
  4. Resume
  5. Video Submission
FilmSchool.org
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The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) is offering scholarships of $2,500 in honor of Dr. Jack G Shaheen for Arab American undergraduates who excel in Media Studies! Dr. Shaheen (1935-2017) is an internationally recognized author and media critic who wrote the award-winning book...
Deadline
Apr 12, 2023
Max Award Amount
$2500
Academic Requirements
  1. College Junior
  2. College Senior
  3. Attending a Graduate Program
Academic Specialization
  1. Broadcasting
  2. Communications
  3. Film
  4. Journalism
  5. Radio
  6. Television
Regional Requirements
  1. No Requirement
Ethnicity Requirements
  1. Middle Eastern
Financial Requirement
  1. No Requirement
Application Requirements
  1. College Transcript
  2. Essay(s)
  3. Letter(s) of Recommendation
  4. Video Submission
FilmSchool.org
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New York Women in Communications awards scholarships each year as part of our mission to empower future generations in the communications field. Most are named, or sponsored, awards supported by corporations or foundations that retain the right to impose certain criteria that may include, but...
Deadline
Feb 28, 2024
Max Award Amount
$10000
Academic Requirements
  1. High School Senior
  2. Attending 4 year Undergraduate College or University
  3. Attending a Graduate Program
  4. Min 3.2 GPA
Academic Specialization
  1. Advertising
  2. Broadcasting
  3. Communications
  4. Digital Media
  5. English
  6. Film
  7. Sports Journalism
  8. TV Journalism
  9. Television
Regional Requirements
  1. New York
Identity Requirements
  1. Female
Ethnicity Requirements
  1. No Requirement
Application Requirements
  1. College Transcript
  2. HS Transcript
  3. Essay(s)
  4. Interview
  5. Letter(s) of Recommendation
FilmSchool.org
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Supporting students pursuing a career in the visual arts. Academic performance will be given moderate priority in the selection process. For the purposes of this scholarship, visual arts is defined as creative art whose products are to be appreciated by sight, such as painting, sculpture, and...
Deadline
Feb 1, 2024
Academic Requirements
  1. High School Senior
Regional Requirements
  1. US - County Specific
  2. Illinois
Ethnicity Requirements
  1. No Requirement
Application Requirements
  1. Essay(s)
FilmSchool.org
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The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences is proud to announce the Next Gen Diversity in Broadcast Journalism Scholarship to deserving students for use in their first three years of college. Current student applicants can be high school seniors, college...
Deadline
Mar 24, 2023
Max Award Amount
$1500
Academic Specialization
  1. TV Journalism
Regional Requirements
  1. Delaware
  2. Maryland
  3. New Jersey
  4. Pennsylvania
  5. Virginia
  6. West Virginia
Identity Requirements
  1. Female
  2. LGBTQ+
Ethnicity Requirements
  1. Aleutian (Alaskan)
  2. American Indian
  3. Asian
  4. Black (African American)
  5. Hispanic
  6. Indigenous
  7. Pacific Islander
  8. Person of Color
Financial Requirement
  1. No Requirement
Application Requirements
  1. Essay(s)
FilmSchool.org
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This scholarship is intended for non-journalism students preparing for a media career (ie. film, commercial production, etc). High school seniors in a school in the Mid-America region who have an interest in media studies and have been accepted at a college as a media, journalism, or mass...
Deadline
Apr 30, 2023
Max Award Amount
$0
Academic Requirements
  1. High School Senior
  2. Attending 4 year Undergraduate College or University
Academic Specialization
  1. Film
Regional Requirements
  1. Illinois
  2. Indiana
  3. Iowa
  4. Kansas
  5. Michigan
  6. Minnesota
  7. Missouri
  8. South Dakota
  9. Wisconsin
Ethnicity Requirements
  1. No Requirement
Financial Requirement
  1. No Requirement
Application Requirements
  1. College Transcript
  2. HS Transcript
  3. Essay(s)
  4. Letter(s) of Recommendation
  5. Resume
  6. Video Submission
FilmSchool.org
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This scholarship is intended for Journalism students preparing for a career in news. High school seniors in a school in the Mid-America region who have an interest in media studies and have been accepted at a college as a media, journalism, or mass communication major are eligible to apply. In...
Deadline
Apr 30, 2023
Max Award Amount
$0
Academic Requirements
  1. High School Senior
  2. Attending 4 year Undergraduate College or University
Academic Specialization
  1. TV Journalism
Regional Requirements
  1. Illinois
  2. Indiana
  3. Iowa
  4. Kansas
  5. Michigan
  6. Minnesota
  7. Missouri
  8. South Dakota
  9. Wisconsin
Ethnicity Requirements
  1. No Requirement
Financial Requirement
  1. No Requirement
Application Requirements
  1. College Transcript
  2. HS Transcript
  3. Essay(s)
  4. Letter(s) of Recommendation
  5. Resume
  6. Video Submission
FilmSchool.org
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The Lone Star Emmy Chapter proudly offers a scholarship program for college students pursuing meteorology and atmospheric science. Thanks to a generous donation from NBC DFW/KXAS-TV in Dallas/Fort Worth, the Lone Star Emmy Chapter developed an annual college scholarship fund in the memory of...
Deadline
Jun 30, 2023
Max Award Amount
$2500
Academic Requirements
  1. College Senior
  2. Attending a Graduate Program
Academic Specialization
  1. Meteorology
Regional Requirements
  1. Texas
Ethnicity Requirements
  1. No Requirement
  2. Aleutian (Alaskan)
  3. American Indian
  4. Asian
  5. Black (African American)
  6. Hispanic
  7. Indigenous
  8. Pacific Islander
  9. Person of Color
Financial Requirement
  1. No Requirement
Application Requirements
  1. College Transcript
  2. Essay(s)
  3. Letter(s) of Recommendation
FilmSchool.org
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5
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The Lone Star Emmy Chapter proudly offers a scholarship program for High School students pursuing a career in the television industry in the memory of Misti Torres McCarty. Her lifelong passion revolved around education and opening career paths for students in the television profession. Misti...
Deadline
Jun 30, 2023
Max Award Amount
$2500
Academic Requirements
  1. High School Senior
  2. Min 2.5 GPA
Academic Specialization
  1. Film
Regional Requirements
  1. Texas
Ethnicity Requirements
  1. No Requirement
Financial Requirement
  1. No Requirement
Application Requirements
  1. HS Transcript
  2. Essay(s)
  3. Letter(s) of Recommendation

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