Sponsor: Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Foundation
Eligibility: Applicants must produce an original film or video in one of the following categories: scripted series, commercial, PSA or promo, animation series, news and sports, nonfiction or reality series and Loreen Arbus Focus on Disability. Professionals may not be involved in the production of the piece, including producers, directors, camera operators, lighting or sound technicians and production managers. Applicants must also be full-time students who have produced their video for course credit at an American college or university during the current year.
How to apply: Applications are available online and are also sent to college film and television departments.
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Sponsor: Harvard College Social Innovation Collaborative (SIC)
Eligibility: Applicants must be current high school or undergraduate college students 25 years of age or under and must not be a resident of Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan or Syria. Applicants must create three- to five-minute short films that either raise awareness about current global issues affecting women or propose solutions to such challenges. Selection is based upon the overall strength of the film.
How to apply: Film submissions should be made online. A submission form, short film and proof of enrollment are required.
Hedy Lamarr Achievement Award for Emerging Leaders in Entertainment Technology $10,000
Sponsor: DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group
Eligibility: Applicants must be female students in their junior year at an accredited institution in the United States who are pursuing a career in entertainment and technology. Students must be citizens of the United States and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Attn.: Hedy Lamarr Achievement Award Judging Panel 11963 San Vicente Boulevard Suite 116 Los Angeles, CA 90049
Indiana Broadcasters Association College Scholarships $5,000
Sponsor: Indiana Broadcasters Association
Eligibility: Applicants must be Indiana residents and current college students with a 3.0 or higher GPA. Students must be actively participating in a college broadcast facility or working for a commercial broadcast facility and be attending an IBA member institution that has a radio/TV facility on campus and/or offers majors in telecommunications or broadcast journalism.
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay and transcript request form are required.
Sponsor: National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs Inc.
Eligibility: Applicants must be African American females enrolled as sophomores or juniors at an accredited college or university and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students may major in related fields such as public policy or creative writing.
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are currently enrolled or plan to enroll in an accredited United States college or university during the fall semester of the current application year. Students will submit an original video pertaining to the subject outlined on the website.
Eligibility: Applicants must submit an example of their work in the category in which they apply: theatre, dance, choreography, film or playwriting. Theatre and dance applicants require the sponsorship of a professional company or school, one nominee per institution. Awards are based on the artistic quality of the artist's work, potential for future excellence and activities. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and (except playwrights) must be nominated by a school department chair/dean or company artistic director. Awards must be completed in the United States.
Scholastic Art and Writing Portfolio Award Up to $12,500
Sponsor: Scholastic Art and Writing Awards
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors in U.S. or Canadian schools. Students must submit a total of six art or writing works with accompanying artist and personal statements in one of 28 categories of art and writing.
Stossel in the Classroom Video Contest Up to $2,500
Sponsor: Stossel in the Classroom
Eligibility: Applicants must be between the ages of 10-23 and reside in North America or Hawaii. A video submission on a provided topic is required. The video may be submitted by the students, their parents or teachers.
Sponsor: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Eligibility: 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.
Eligibility: Applicants must be either middle school or high school students in the United States, U.S. territories or the District of Columbia. Students must follow rules for the documentary competition. Applicants' entries must reflect the current theme.