Scholarships in Film Arts/cinematography

Assistant Director Trainee Internship

Award: -, Deadline: November 30

Applicant must be eligible to work in the United States for any employer.

New York Women in Communications Foundation Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a student from New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, or Pennsylvania majoring or (for high school seniors) declaring a major in a communications-related field with a minimum GPA of 3.2. Selection is based upon academic excellence and need and involvement in the field of communications.

New York Women in Communications Foundation Scholarships

Award: $10,000, Deadline: January 25

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student who intends to pursue or further a career in communications.

Princess Grace Awards in Theater, Dance, and Film

Award: $25,000, Deadline: March 31 (theater); April 30 (dance); June 1 (film)

Applicant must be a United States citizen or permanent resident. Applications, essays, letters of recommendation, resume, and work samples are required to be submitted.

Vermont Alliance for Arts Education (VAAE) Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior from Vermont who will pursue a degree in the arts at an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Financial need, academic achievement and significant skill and talent in an artistic medium must be demonstrated.

Francis D. Lyon Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 10

Applicant must be enrolled in a college or university in the United States or Canada for the full academic year. Selection is based upon talent, academic excellence, financial need, activities, leadership, character, and community service.

Carole Fielding Student Grant

Award: $4,000, Deadline: December 15

Applicant must be an undergraduate or graudate student who is sponsored by an active member of the University Film & Video Association or staff at a UFVA member institution. Applicant must submit a one-page project description, one-page resume, statement by sponsoring UFVA member, and budget. Production applicants must submit a 30 minute narrative, 60 minute documentary, and an experimental/animation/multimedia treatment or script, and/or storyboard (not to exceed 8.5 X 11 inches). Research applicants must submit a description of methodology and a statement indicating the relationship of proposed study to previous research in the field.

Charles & Lucille King Family Foundation Scholarship

Award: $7,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a full-time film or television major who is about to enter their junior or senior year in a degree-granting program at a four-year college or university in the United States.

Harriet Irsay Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: July 1

Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student who is a United States citizen or permanent resident (preferably) of Polish heritage.

West Virginia Broadcasters Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be West Virginia resident and an employee or family member of an employee of a station that is a member of the West Virginia Broadcasters Association. First priority given to applicants in the broadcast field; second to applicants who demonstrate financial need. GPA and any unusual circumstances are also considered.

Iowa Arts Council Scholarship for the Arts

Award: $1,500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an Iowa resident who will graduate from an Iowa high school and who has been accepted as a full-time undergraduate student at a fully-accredited Iowa college or university with a major in at least one of the following arts areas: dance, literature, music, theatre, folk/traditional arts, or visual arts.

Summer Internship

Award: -, Deadline: January 30

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Internship Program

Award: $2,500, Deadline: November 1 (spring); January 30 (summer); June 1 (fall)

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen who is African-American, Alaskan, Asian-American, Hispanic, Pacific Islander, or Native American. Preference is given to residents of the New York City area.

Hilla Rebay Graduate Internship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15

Hilla Rebay International Fellowship

Award: $500, Deadline: May 15

Award is for research, travel, and scholarship related to Hilla Rebay and her associates. Applicant must be accepted for a summer internship.

Hilla Rebay International Internship

Award: $15,000, Deadline: September 30

Award is a nine-month internship with three months each at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain, and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice, Italy. Preference is given to doctoral-level applicants. Fluency in English, Spanish, and Italian required.

Peggy Guggenheim Studentship Program, Venice, Italy

Award: -, Deadline: December 1

Bodie McDowell Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be an undergraduate or graduate student in the field of print, photography, film, art or broadcasting.

Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.

Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.

Theatre/Film/Dance Incentive Award

Award: $4,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must execute an audition and an interview. Selection is based upon academic potential and financial need.

Jacob Javits Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: August 31

Applicant must not have completed his or her first year of graduate school and the fifth year of a five-year baccalaureate/master's degree is applicable. Applicant must demonstrate financial need and submit a FAFSA application.

Mellon Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be applying for a Ph.D program and cannot hold a Master's degree.

Study Scholarship for Artists and Musicians

Award: -, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must have concluded studies in home country with a degree and be able to prove necessity of study in Germany.

HSF/McNamara Family Creative Arts Project Grant

Award: $20,000, Deadline: February 28

Applicant must be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 who is of Hispanic heritage. Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a degree-seeking program at an accredited college or university in the United Stats, Puerto Rico, or U.S. Virgin Islands majoring in the arts, including but not limited to media, film, performing arts, communications, or writing. Program will begin as of fall 2009.

Leslie B. Durst Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be a graduate of the Vancouver School for Arts and Academics who will pursue an education in the arts.

Student Academy Awards Competition

Award: -, Deadline: June 1

Applicants must be full-time students at an accredited U.S. college, university, film school or art school. Films must be made as a part of a school curriculum in the categories of alternative, animation, documentary or narrative. Selection is based on originality, entertainment, production quality and resourcefulness. A film under 40 minutes is required.

KODAK Student Scholarship Award

Award: $5,000, Deadline: May 16

Applicant must be a university or college student pursuing a degree in film or film production. A film submission, nomination by a school or department official, and letter of support are required.

KODAK Student Cinematography Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: May 16

Applicant must be an undergraduate or graduate level student pursuing a degree in cinematography. A film submission, nomination from school or department official and letter of support are required.