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    Top 87 Film Scholarships in July 2024

    Written by Qiyam Stewart

    Qiyam Stewart a former Scholarships360 writer who focuses on scholarships and financial aid. As an Admissions Fellow at Kenyon College, Qiyam has worked in the admissions office and interviewed prospective high school students applying to Kenyon. Qiyam currently attends Kenyon College as a Philosophy major and double concentration in Law & Society and African Diaspora Studies.

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    Updated: July 3rd, 2024

    Across America, there are many educational institutions that house the resources necessary to support the world’s next generation of great filmmakers. However, like any other path of study, it costs money. Film scholarships can help students lighten that financial burden and bring them on their way to being great creators of visual arts.

    Do you ever wonder who could be the next Tarantino or Kubrick? Maybe you even aspire to that level of fame for yourself. If you’re looking to study film, don’t put it past yourself! Keep on reading to find and apply for the top film scholarships!

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    $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Scholarships360

    Exclusive
    1 award worth $10,000
    Deadline Jun 30, 2025
    Grade Level All Grade Levels

    Offered by Scholarships360

    Exclusive

    The Scholarships360 $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship is open to all students who want some extra help paying for their education. Whether you are a high…Show More

    The Scholarships360 $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship is open to all students who want some extra help paying for their education. Whether you are a high…Show More

    The Scholarships360 $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship is open to all students who want some extra help paying for their education. Whether you are a high school student who hopes to go to college, a graduate student who’s in a master’s program, or an adult learner who wants to return to school, you are eligible for our no essay scholarship. This scholarship will be awarded to students who get the most out of Scholarships360 scholarships and content. You will be a strong applicant if you apply to scholarships with the Scholarships360 platform. Finalists for this scholarship will be interviewed about their process for funding their education.Show Less

    1 award worth $10,000
    Deadline Jun 30, 2025
    Grade Level All Grade Levels
    Apply

    $2,000 Sallie Mae Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Sallie Mae

    Easy Application
    1 award worth $2,000
    Deadline Jul 31, 2024
    Grade Level HS Upperclassmen, College & Graduate Students

    Offered by Sallie Mae

    Easy Application

    Sallie Mae will award $2,000 each month to eligible entrants. No essay or account sign-ups, just a simple scholarship for those seeking help paying for…

    Sallie Mae will award $2,000 each month to eligible entrants. No essay or account sign-ups, just a simple scholarship for those seeking help paying for…

    Sallie Mae will award $2,000 each month to eligible entrants. No essay or account sign-ups, just a simple scholarship for those seeking help paying for school.

    1 award worth $2,000
    Deadline Jul 31, 2024
    Grade Level HS Upperclassmen, College & Graduate Students
    Apply

    “Creativity Takes Courage” Scholarship for Art Students

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Scholarships360

    Exclusive
    1 award worth $500
    Deadline Jan 31, 2025
    Grade Level HS Upperclassmen, College & Graduate Students

    Offered by Scholarships360

    Exclusive

    This award is open to students studying any form of visual and/or performing arts who write an essay expressing their views on creativity and courage.…Show More

    This award is open to students studying any form of visual and/or performing arts who write an essay expressing their views on creativity and courage.…Show More

    This award is open to students studying any form of visual and/or performing arts who write an essay expressing their views on creativity and courage. The French artist Henri Matisse once said, “another word for creativity is courage.” Artists can be loved and appreciated for their work, but they also have the potential to be criticized and rejected. Releasing art into the world involves overcoming fear and self-doubt. Even the most successful artists grapple with questions like “am I good enough?” or “will people like this?” If you’re a creative student who has ever struggled with these questions, we encourage you to apply for this scholarship! See the “Application Information” section below for details regarding the essay prompt. Please note that applicants will be reviewed based on both the quality of their essay and quantity of scholarships applied for on the Scholarships360 platform. Scholarships360 users who are more active on the platform will be given higher consideration. We look forward to reading your application! Show Less

    1 award worth $500
    Deadline Jan 31, 2025
    Grade Level HS Upperclassmen, College & Graduate Students
    Apply

    BigFuture $40k Essay-Free Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by The College Board

    Easy Application
    1 award worth $40,000
    Deadline Oct 31, 2024
    Grade Level High School Senior

    Offered by The College Board

    Easy Application

    Open to US-Based high school students in the class of 2025 — no essay, minimum GPA, test score, or citizenship requirements.

    Open to US-Based high school students in the class of 2025 — no essay, minimum GPA, test score, or citizenship requirements.

    Open to US-Based high school students in the class of 2025 — no essay, minimum GPA, test score, or citizenship requirements.

    1 award worth $40,000
    Deadline Oct 31, 2024
    Grade Level High School Senior
    Apply

    NBC Universal Media Scholarship

    Offered by LULAC National Educational Service Centers

    10 awards worth $5,000
    Deadline Aug 1, 2024
    Grade Level College Sophomores & Juniors

    Offered by LULAC National Educational Service Centers

    The NBC Universal Media Scholarship is funded by the LULAC National Educational Service Centers, an organization that focuses on providing educational and leadership opportunities to…Show More

    The NBC Universal Media Scholarship is funded by the LULAC National Educational Service Centers, an organization that focuses on providing educational and leadership opportunities to…Show More

    The NBC Universal Media Scholarship is funded by the LULAC National Educational Service Centers, an organization that focuses on providing educational and leadership opportunities to create lifelong learners and leaders within the Hispanic community. Every year, their NBC Universal Media Scholarship awards $5,000 to ten (10) Latino college sophomores and juniors with an interest in working in the media and entertainment industry. If this scholarship sounds like a fit for you, keep on reading for more application details.Show Less

    10 awards worth $5,000
    Deadline Aug 1, 2024
    Grade Level College Sophomores & Juniors
    Get Started

    Ascent’s $10,000 Summer Scholarship Giveaway

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Ascent Funding

    Easy Application
    1 award worth $10,000
    Deadline Sep 2, 2024
    Grade Level College Underclassmen

    Offered by Ascent Funding

    Easy Application

    As you soak up the summer vibes and look ahead to the next school year, it's never too early to start thinking about your internship…Show More

    As you soak up the summer vibes and look ahead to the next school year, it's never too early to start thinking about your internship…Show More

    As you soak up the summer vibes and look ahead to the next school year, it's never too early to start thinking about your internship or job! Whether you're figuring out what interests you, checking out career resources, or picking up skills for your dream job, we want to know: Do you have what you need to enter the next phase of life, post-graduation? Ascent is committed to your long-term success and is giving away $10,000 to one lucky winner for sharing your feedback and ideas on what you need to build the skills and confidence to thrive in the workplace. To apply, complete these three easy steps below: Step 1: Visit the “Summer of Success Scholarship” to complete a quick survey and contact form. Step 2: Follow @ascentfunding on Instagram and like the post. Step 3: Tag 3 friends below that would benefit from this scholarship! Be sure to end your comment with #AscentSponsored. Disclaimer: Deadline to apply for Ascent’s $10,000 scholarship prize (1) is September 2nd at 8:59AM PT. To apply and see official rules, visit the “Summer of Success Scholarship” link here: AscentFunding.com/Scholarships.Show Less

    1 award worth $10,000
    Deadline Sep 2, 2024
    Grade Level College Underclassmen
    Apply

    Speak Up! Scholarship

    Offered by National Society of High School Scholars

    5 awards worth $2,000
    Deadline Aug 15, 2024
    Grade Level High School Juniors & Seniors

    Offered by National Society of High School Scholars

    Are you a high school junior or senior with a demonstrated interest in communications? If so, the Speak Up! Scholarship may be a great opportunity…Show More

    Are you a high school junior or senior with a demonstrated interest in communications? If so, the Speak Up! Scholarship may be a great opportunity…Show More

    Are you a high school junior or senior with a demonstrated interest in communications? If so, the Speak Up! Scholarship may be a great opportunity for you! Each year, the scholarship awards $2,000 each to five (5) high school upperclassmen who have participated in classes/clubs in the following fields: Journalism/Mass Communications (including Broadcast, Radio, Newspaper), Marketing/PR, Yearbook, Literary Magazine, Public Speaking (including Debate Club, Mock Trial, Model United Nations), or Visual Communications (including Photography, Graphic Design, Digital Video/AV). If this sounds like a good opportunity for you, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

    5 awards worth $2,000
    Deadline Aug 15, 2024
    Grade Level High School Juniors & Seniors
    Get Started

    NSHSS Film and Video Production Scholarship

    Offered by National Society of High School Scholars

    3 awards worth $2,000
    Deadline Sep 12, 2024
    Grade Level High School Sophomore, High School Junior, High School Senior & College Freshman

    Offered by National Society of High School Scholars

    The NSHSS Film and Video Production Scholarship is for rising high school students graduating sometime in the next three years, as well as recently graduated…Show More

    The NSHSS Film and Video Production Scholarship is for rising high school students graduating sometime in the next three years, as well as recently graduated…Show More

    The NSHSS Film and Video Production Scholarship is for rising high school students graduating sometime in the next three years, as well as recently graduated high school seniors. To apply, students must submit "an artistic representation of a day in [their] life through film," and include the title and description of their submission (4 to 5 lines) consisting of what inspired the work, how it was created, and the intent. Entries will be judged by their expression of a clear theme, quality of the storyline and script, creativity and originality, production quality, and editing. If you're a high school sophomore, junior, senior, or recent graduate with a passion for film, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

    3 awards worth $2,000
    Deadline Sep 12, 2024
    Grade Level High School Sophomore, High School Junior, High School Senior & College Freshman
    Get Started

    $10,000 CollegeXpress Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by CollegeXpress

    Easy Application
    1 award worth $10,000
    Deadline May 1, 2025
    Grade Level High School Students

    Offered by CollegeXpress

    Easy Application

    Annual $10k scholarship from CollegeXpress open to all high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors.

    Annual $10k scholarship from CollegeXpress open to all high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors.

    Annual $10k scholarship from CollegeXpress open to all high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors.

    1 award worth $10,000
    Deadline May 1, 2025
    Grade Level High School Students
    Apply

    ConnectHER Film Festival

    Offered by ConnectHER

    Multiple awards worth up to $5,000
    Deadline Oct 1, 2024
    Grade Level High School & College Students

    Offered by ConnectHER

    The ConnectHER Film Festival annually awards up to $5,000 to multiple filmmakers between 13 and 25 years of age who submit 3-6 minute-long films on…Show More

    The ConnectHER Film Festival annually awards up to $5,000 to multiple filmmakers between 13 and 25 years of age who submit 3-6 minute-long films on…Show More

    The ConnectHER Film Festival annually awards up to $5,000 to multiple filmmakers between 13 and 25 years of age who submit 3-6 minute-long films on critical women's issues. Submitted films may be animated, documentary-style, or narratives, and must be related to any of the following themes, all centered around women’s issues: refugees/IDPs, war and conflict, political enfranchisement and power, gender inequality, ending child marriage, ending labor and sex trafficking, economic inequality and empowerment, food access/insecurity, maternal health, global health, poverty, climate action, and access to education. If this scholarship sounds like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

    Multiple awards worth up to $5,000
    Deadline Oct 1, 2024
    Grade Level High School & College Students
    Get Started

    Broadcast Education Association (BEA) Scholarships

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Broadcast Education Association (BEA)

    Multiple awards worth up to $4,000
    Deadline Oct 16, 2024
    Grade Level College & Graduate Students

    Offered by Broadcast Education Association (BEA)

    Every year, the Broadcast Education Association (BEA) offers a variety of scholarships that award up to $4,000 to multiple students attending two- and four-year BEA…Show More

    Every year, the Broadcast Education Association (BEA) offers a variety of scholarships that award up to $4,000 to multiple students attending two- and four-year BEA…Show More

    Every year, the Broadcast Education Association (BEA) offers a variety of scholarships that award up to $4,000 to multiple students attending two- and four-year BEA institutions to pursue a career in any type of electronic media. While all the scholarships are meant for students pursuing careers in media and broadcast, as each one has specific requirements and instructions, we recommend checking out the Broadcast Education Association's website before applying. The scholarship application for all these awards is available on the BEA website. Simply click on the scholarship tab. If you're eligible for any, we encourage you to apply!Show Less

    Multiple awards worth up to $4,000
    Deadline Oct 16, 2024
    Grade Level College & Graduate Students
    Get Started

    Niche $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Niche

    Easy Application
    1 award worth $10,000
    Deadline Jul 31, 2024
    Grade Level All Grade Levels

    Offered by Niche

    Easy Application

    Easy scholarship open to all high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in the next year!

    Easy scholarship open to all high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in the next year!

    Easy scholarship open to all high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in the next year!

    1 award worth $10,000
    Deadline Jul 31, 2024
    Grade Level All Grade Levels
    Apply

    BEA Founders Award

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Broadcast Education Association

    2 awards worth $1,500
    Deadline Oct 16, 2024
    Grade Level College Students

    Offered by Broadcast Education Association

    The BEA Founders Award is open to students enrolled in a BEA 2-year member institution or graduates of 2-year schools now enrolled in a BEA…Show More

    The BEA Founders Award is open to students enrolled in a BEA 2-year member institution or graduates of 2-year schools now enrolled in a BEA…Show More

    The BEA Founders Award is open to students enrolled in a BEA 2-year member institution or graduates of 2-year schools now enrolled in a BEA 4-year institution. Applicants may be studying any electronic media area, and must submit a completed application, two letters of recommendation (at least one must be written by an electronic media professor and the other may be from either a professor or an industry professional), and recent transcripts. Each year, two recipients will be chosen to earn $1,500 each toward their post-secondary education. If you’re a student attending a BEA member institution and studying electronic media, we encourage you to apply! The scholarship application for this award is available on the BEA website. Simply click on the scholarship tab. Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

    2 awards worth $1,500
    Deadline Oct 16, 2024
    Grade Level College Students
    Get Started

    Peter B. Orlik Award

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Broadcast Education Association

    1 award worth $3,500
    Deadline Oct 16, 2024
    Grade Level College Upperclassmen & Graduate Students

    Offered by Broadcast Education Association

    The Peter B. Orlik Award is open to college upperclassmen and graduate students pursuing a career in an electronic media area at a BEA-member institution.…Show More

    The Peter B. Orlik Award is open to college upperclassmen and graduate students pursuing a career in an electronic media area at a BEA-member institution.…Show More

    The Peter B. Orlik Award is open to college upperclassmen and graduate students pursuing a career in an electronic media area at a BEA-member institution. To apply, students must submit a completed application, two letters of recommendation (at least one must be written by an electronic media professor and the other may be from either a professor or an industry professional), and recent transcripts. One student will be selected to earn $3,500 toward their post-secondary education. If you’re a college upperclassman or graduate student passionate about electronic media, we encourage you to apply! The scholarship application for this award is available on the BEA website. Simply click on the scholarship tab. Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

    1 award worth $3,500
    Deadline Oct 16, 2024
    Grade Level College Upperclassmen & Graduate Students
    Get Started

    $25k “Be Bold” No-Essay Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Bold.org

    Easy Application
    1 award worth $25,000
    Deadline Aug 1, 2024
    Grade Level All Grade Levels

    Offered by Bold.org

    Easy Application

    Open to high school students, college students, community college students, and graduate students.

    Open to high school students, college students, community college students, and graduate students.

    Open to high school students, college students, community college students, and graduate students.

    1 award worth $25,000
    Deadline Aug 1, 2024
    Grade Level All Grade Levels
    Apply

    Richard Eaton Foundation Award

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Broadcast Education Association

    1 award worth $4,000
    Deadline Oct 16, 2024
    Grade Level College Upperclassmen & Graduate Students

    Offered by Broadcast Education Association

    The Richard Eaton Foundation Award is open to college upperclassmen and graduate students pursuing a career in an electronic media area at a BEA-member institution.…Show More

    The Richard Eaton Foundation Award is open to college upperclassmen and graduate students pursuing a career in an electronic media area at a BEA-member institution.…Show More

    The Richard Eaton Foundation Award is open to college upperclassmen and graduate students pursuing a career in an electronic media area at a BEA-member institution. To apply, students must submit a completed application, two letters of recommendation (at least one must be written by an electronic media professor and the other may be from either a professor or an industry professional), and recent transcripts. One student will be selected to earn $4,000 toward their post-secondary education. If you’re a college upperclassman or graduate student passionate about electronic media, we encourage you to apply! The scholarship application for this award is available on the BEA website. Simply click on the scholarship tab. Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

    1 award worth $4,000
    Deadline Oct 16, 2024
    Grade Level College Upperclassmen & Graduate Students
    Get Started

    Edward O. Fritts Award

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Broadcast Education Association

    1 award worth $1,000
    Deadline Oct 16, 2024
    Grade Level College Upperclassmen & Graduate Students

    Offered by Broadcast Education Association

    The Edward O. Fritts Award is open to college upperclassmen and graduate students pursuing a career in an electronic media area at a BEA-member institution.…Show More

    The Edward O. Fritts Award is open to college upperclassmen and graduate students pursuing a career in an electronic media area at a BEA-member institution.…Show More

    The Edward O. Fritts Award is open to college upperclassmen and graduate students pursuing a career in an electronic media area at a BEA-member institution. To apply, students must submit a completed application, two letters of recommendation (at least one must be written by an electronic media professor and the other may be from either a professor or an industry professional), and recent transcripts. One student will be selected to earn $1,000 toward their post-secondary education. If you're a college upperclassman or graduate student passionate about electronic media, we encourage you to apply! The scholarship application for this award is available on the BEA website. Simply click on the scholarship tab. Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

    1 award worth $1,000
    Deadline Oct 16, 2024
    Grade Level College Upperclassmen & Graduate Students
    Get Started

    $1,000 Appily Easy College Money Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Appily

    Easy Application
    Monthly awards worth $1,000
    Deadline Jul 31, 2024
    Grade Level High School Students & College Underclassmen

    Offered by Appily

    Easy Application

    This easy scholarship from Appily is open to U.S. high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, 2027) and college transfer students. One scholarship will be…Show More

    This easy scholarship from Appily is open to U.S. high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, 2027) and college transfer students. One scholarship will be…Show More

    This easy scholarship from Appily is open to U.S. high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, 2027) and college transfer students. One scholarship will be awarded each month.Show Less

    Monthly awards worth $1,000
    Deadline Jul 31, 2024
    Grade Level High School Students & College Underclassmen
    Apply

    YoungArts Competition

    Offered by YoungArts

    20 awards worth $250 - $10,000
    Deadline Oct 17, 2024
    Grade Level High School Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors

    Offered by YoungArts

    The YoungArts Competition is funded by YoungArts, an organization that identifies exceptional young artists, amplifies their potential, and invests in their lifelong creative freedom. Every…Show More

    The YoungArts Competition is funded by YoungArts, an organization that identifies exceptional young artists, amplifies their potential, and invests in their lifelong creative freedom. Every…Show More

    The YoungArts Competition is funded by YoungArts, an organization that identifies exceptional young artists, amplifies their potential, and invests in their lifelong creative freedom. Every year, their YoungArts Competition awards up to $10,000 to multiple high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors passionate about dance, music, design, film, jazz, photography, theater, visual arts, singing, or writing who submit a written piece or video showcasing their talents. If this scholarship sounds like a fit for you, keep on reading for more application details.Show Less

    20 awards worth $250 - $10,000
    Deadline Oct 17, 2024
    Grade Level High School Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors
    Get Started

    $1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship

    Offered by IvyPanda

    2 awards worth $500 - $1,000
    Deadline Oct 31, 2024
    Grade Level All Grade Levels

    Offered by IvyPanda

    Are you a high school or college student with an interest in film or video creation? Further, do you want to put these skills to…Show More

    Are you a high school or college student with an interest in film or video creation? Further, do you want to put these skills to…Show More

    Are you a high school or college student with an interest in film or video creation? Further, do you want to put these skills to the test for the chance to win a scholarship? If so, the $1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship may be a great opportunity for you! Each year, IvyPanda's $1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship awards $1,000 and $500, respectively, to the first- and second-place winners from any country who make and submit a short, creative video on one of a few available topics. Applicants' videos must be between 60 and 90 seconds long and be related to one of the year's topics. If this scholarship sounds like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

    2 awards worth $500 - $1,000
    Deadline Oct 31, 2024
    Grade Level All Grade Levels
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    How to win film scholarships

    Since you have a new list of film scholarships to apply for, it’s important to make sure you’re up to the task! Some of your applications might require you to submit a piece of your work or write an essay. Either way, making your submissions stand out is the key to winning scholarships like these. Be sure to showcase what film means to you, and how the scholarships could impact your quality of education or future success in your career. 

    Check out some of these resources to help you make your application stand out:

    Resources for film students

    American Society of Cinematographers

    The American Society of Cinematographers is a great way to network and get access to mentors in your field. This organization also offers scholarships, master classes, and events for students to get involved in. These opportunities are free and can be utilized to expand your knowledge of cinematography. 

    Film festivals

    One of the best ways to get eyes on your films is to submit them to a film festival. There are a variety of festivals depending on your state, genre of film, and much more. You can even participate in festivals as a high school student, such as the All American High School Film Festival or the National Film Festival for Talented Youth! Some of the awards can range from prize money to spotlight on your film project. 

    Film organizations at your school

    You should be on the lookout for student organizations on your campus. Clubs and organizations can be a big help to getting to know peers in the industry and connect with mentors and faculty. You’ll also be able to get feedback on your work, and gain further appreciation for film.

    Related: Film major overview

    Frequently asked questions about film scholarships

    Can you get scholarships for being a YouTuber?

    There are scholarships out there for YouTubers, but this is a field ridden with scam scholarships. When applying for scholarships based on your YouTube account or videos, be careful when giving out personal information. You should never give out your password or private information.

    If you are a YouTuber, you are probably talented at making videos at home, and maybe even vlogging. This would set you up well to earn video scholarships. These scholarships have video components to their application. You’ll be able to showcase your ability for telling a compelling story via video.

    Can you use film scholarships for acting?

    Many film scholarships can also be applied to acting! For example, the Ocean Awareness Contest is a very open-ended scholarship for artistically-minded students. You can apply for it through acting, visual art, film music, or a host of other skills.

    But be aware that not every film scholarship can be used for acting. Always make sure to go over the terms and conditions carefully before applying. If you have any doubts at all about your eligibility, reach out to the organization to clarify. This gives you the benefit of being sure that you’re eligible, as well as making contact with someone at the organization. This could encourage them to pay special attention to your application.

    Do you have to study film to get a film scholarship?

    Not necessarily! Some film scholarships do not require that you major in film. So, hobbyist filmmakers might be able to partially fund their college education with film scholarships, even if they never take a film class in school.

    However, you should note that if you are already in college, many film scholarships will require that you major in the field. For the most part, the scholarships with the least strict requirements will be ones that you can apply to in high school.

    What are the most prestigious film schools?

    It’s hard to answer this question definitively, as prestige is subjective to many different factors. However, some of the film schools often mentioned as the most prestigious are:

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