Carole Fielding Student Grants

  • Website Address
  • http://www.ufva.org/?page=Grants
  • Contact
  • Laura Vazquez
  • Address
  • Email Address
  • rjohnso@frc.mass.edu
  • Application Deadline
  • December 15, 2016
  • Number Of Awards
  • 5
  • Maximum Amount
  • $5,000
  • Scholarship Description
  • The UFVA sponsored Carole Fielding Student Grants are not tuition-based scholarships. Rather, they are grants for production or research proposals. The scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students in film and television. Faculty sponsors must be UFVA members or must be from UFVA member institutions. Categories are Narrative, Documentary, Experimental, Animation, Multimedia and Research.

    For Production proposals:
    -Narrative: a copy of the script (limit: 30 minutes)
    -Documentary: a short treatment (limit: 45 minutes)
    -Experimental/Animation/New Media: a treatment or script, and/or a storyboard

    For Research proposals: A description of the methodology to be employed and a statement indicating the relationship of the proposed study to previous research in the field. (Maximum award $1,000)

    Research proposals must include a single pdf file containing your answers to these questions:

    1. A description of research proposal: (not more than 500 words)
    2. How does your research fit within the discipline? (not more than 500 words) That is, what other work has been done in this area? How does your proposal expand on existing research?
    3. Description of research activities: (not more than 500 words)
    4. Proposed budget: (Be sure to include any required travel, in-kind contributions, etc.).
    5. Anticipated outcome of the research: What do you plan to do with the findings of your research? (not more than 500 words)

    Up to $4,000 can be awarded for production projects, up to $1,000 can be awarded in research. Guidelines and current application are available at the UFVA website.

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