ASIFA-Hollywoods Animation Scholarships 2016
ASIFA-Hollywoods Animation Scholarships 2016 is proud to announce its 2016-2017 academic year scholarships. This year we will be awarding $34,500 in scholarship to local, national and international animation students.
The scholarships are merit-based and meant to support college animation students in continuing their studies. The program will accept proposals from undergraduate students entering their second year and above, as well as graduate students. Awards ranging from $2,500 to $5,000 can be applied to tuition, books and supplies, animation hardware or software, and senior or graduate thesis projects. All awardees will also receive a one-year ASIFA-Hollywood Associate Membership.
Application deadline is June 15, 2016. Scholarship awards will be announced after July 15, 2016.
How to Apply :
You will need to submit your application via Animation Educators Forum online application form which can be click from here.
Criteria and Awards
Our scholarships are merit-based awards designed to support college students in continuing their education in the field of animation. Awards may range from $2500 to $5000 and be applied to:
- books and supplies,
- animation hardware or software, and/or
- senior or graduate projects.
In addition, all scholarship award winners will receive a 1-year associate membership to ASIFA-Hollywood.
In order to be eligible for the scholarship award, the following criteria must be met:
- Applicants must be undergraduate students entering their second year of study or above. Graduate students at all levels are also invited to apply.
- Applicants must have a grade point average of 2.5 or above.
- Applicants must be attending a college, university or trade program in the field of animation that is accredited by a recognized accrediting agency.
- Applicants must plan to attend the full 2016-17 academic year.
- Upon receipt of the award the applicant must provide proof of registration for Fall 2016.
- All applications must be received by June 15, 2016.
- Applications from international students are welcome.
Application materials will include:
- A short biography describing your experience as an animation major. This could include why you chose animation, a course or teacher that has been meaningful to you, your participation in your school’s animation club, and any animation-related internship or work experience that you have had,
- A 2-page proposal for the scholarship describing how the award will be used and how that will benefit your goals in animation,
- An animation reel (1-6 minutes) and/or 10 pieces of still art demonstrating your strengths and/or artistic breadth, and
- Two letters of recommendation, one from a faculty advisor and one from a member of any ASIFA chapter.
- If your faculty advisor is also a member of ASIFA, please choose another faculty member from your school for your second recommendation letter.
- If you cannot find an ASIFA member in your area, your school or faculty advisor must be prepared to join any ASIFA chapter (in person or online) in order to qualify for your scholarship.
- If you choose ASIFA-Hollywood, Associate or Professional membership will be accepted. If you are having difficulty locating an ASIFA chapter or member, please contact Dori Littell-Herrick (firstname.lastname@example.org).
A panel of animation educators and professionals will judge applications. Members of ASIFA Hollywood’s AEF scholarship committee will stay in touch with the awardees throughout the scholarship year. All awardees will be required to provide ASIFA-Hollywood with a reel or digital files showcasing the student’s creative work and a letter describing how the award supported his/her educational goals.
All awardees will be notified by the AEF Scholarship Committee after July 15, 2016. Information on the status of applications will not be released by email until the awards have been announced.
You also can download the information on this page in a printable PDF file which can be click at here
For more information on the scholarships and application procedures please visit The Asifa Hollywood Animation Educators Forum website at here