Screen Actors Guild Foundation
Scholarship Name: The John L. Dales Scholarship Fund
Description: The Screen Actors Guild, the membership organization for television and motion picture actors and actresses, offers a number of assistance initiatives through it’s charitable arm, the Screen Actors Guild Foundation. The scholarships are open to both members of SAG and their children and dependents. Awards can be used at any accredited institution of higher learning, and come in two types: Standard and Transitional. Standard scholarships are for children and dependents of SAG members, and Transitional scholarships are for current SAG members who are going to back to school. Students may reapply for up to five awards, starting from their junior year of high school. Award amounts and number of recipients varies from year to year.
Awards per Year: Varies
Award is Open to: High School Students (Juniors and Seniors), Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
Major/Field of Study: Film Studies, Television
How to Apply/Contact: More information about the SAG Foundation scholarships and online applications for both the Standard and Transitional awards is available at the SAG Foundation website.
See Also: Film Studies Scholarships, Scholarship based on Parent Affiliations, Scholarships for Community College
Institute of Humane Studies
Scholarship Name: Film and Fiction Scholarships
Description: The Institute of Humane Studies at George Mason University, which gives scholarships is a number of disciplines as they relate to free societies, offers and interesting scholarship opportunity to graduate students in film and literature of up to $10,000. Eligible students must be enrolled in a Master of Fine Arts program in film directing, production, screenwriting, playwriting or fiction writing. Applicants should further demonstrate in the work and interest in the pursuit of a free society. The scholarship review committee will be looking for students who have sparked political and economic discussions with their work.
Awards per Year: Varies
Award is Open to: Graduate Students
Major/Field of Study: Fine Arts – Film or Literature
How to Apply/Contact: Applications for the Film and Fiction Scholarship are available at the Institute for Humane Studies website. You must set up an account in the IHS online application system to access the Film and Fiction Scholarship application.
See Also: Film Studies Scholarships, Scholarships for Graduate School