Niche College Scholarship

Richard V. Hotson Jr and Stephen L Teller Scholarship

April 15, 2025
Awards Available: Varies

Scholarship Description

Applicants for the Richard V. Hotson, Jr. and Stephen L. Teller Scholarship for LGBTQIA+ Students must identify as LGBTQIA+ and be enrolled in an accredited institution in Los Angeles area or at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Scholarship Details

  • Exclusively for students in Community College Film/Television/Cinema/Theater programs.
  • Intended to support careers in production aspects of film, television, or theater.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be enrolled in a Community College Film, Television, Cinema, or Theater program.
  • Must have completed at least 12 units in the specified program.
  • Focus on production rather than acting within the entertainment industry.

Application Process

  1. Verify your enrollment and unit completion in a relevant Community College program.
  2. Prepare and submit an application detailing your academic achievements and career aspirations in the production side of film, television, or theater.
  3. Include transcripts or documentation verifying the completion of the required units.

A variety of NCJWLA scholarships are available every Fall and Spring term. Students can apply to up to two scholarships and re-apply every semester. Funding is distributed directly to the schools. Funds are paid in full and are not fee-specific. Students in their last term are not eligible to apply. Scholarship Search