The Association of Moving Image Archivists
Scholarship Name: AMIA Scholarship Program
Description: The Association of Moving Image Archivists offers five annual scholarships for grad students pursuing careers in moving image archiving. Each scholarship is worth $4,000 and is sent directly to the winner’s school to help defray the cost of tuition and fees. Only one application is required to be considered for all five scholarships. Eligible applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be enrolled full-time or accepted for full-time enrollment in a graduate-level program in moving image studies or production, or related field. The scholarship committee will evaluate each application on the basis of the student’s commitment to pursuing a career in moving image archiving, his or her academic record, and the strength of his or her degree program.
Awards per Year: 5
Award is Open to: Graduate Students
Major/Field of Study: Moving Image Archiving
How to Apply/Contact: To learn more about each individual scholarship, visit the AMIA website.
Scholarship Name: Kodak Scholarship Program
Description: Eastman Kodak is offering tuition and production scholarships to full-time undergraduate or graduate students of film, film production, and cinematography. Applicants must be nominated by their schools, which can nominate up to two students per academic year. The first prize winner will receive a $1,000 cash award plus a $5,000 KODAK Motion Picture Product Grant. The second place winner earns a $4,000 Motion Picture Product Grant; 3rd place is a $3,000 grant; two honorable mentions will receive a $2,000 grant. Submitted projects must communicate a story or theme – no clips or short vignettes.
Submissions will be judged on the basis of academic achievement, creative and technical ability, communications ability, and filmmaking experience.
Award: $2,000 – $6,000
Awards per Year: 5
Award is Open to: Full time graduate or undergraduate students
Major/Field of Study: Film, film production, cinematography
How to Apply/Contact: Students must be nominated by their schools. For more information visit the Kodak website.