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SOAR, Scholarships and Other Award Resources, is a searchable online database of funding opportunities for current students at all levels as well as recent graduates. Please review the recommendations below for conducting a search based on your needs, interests and eligibility.
Student Academy Awards
THE ACADEMY ESTABLISHED THE STUDENT ACADEMY AWARDS IN 1972 TO SUPPORT AND ENCOURAGE EXCELLENCE IN FILMMAKING AT THE COLLEGIATE LEVEL.
The Student Academy Awards is a national student film competition conducted by the Academy and the Academy Foundation. Each year over 500 college and university film students from all over the United States compete for awards and cash grants, with films being judged in four categories: Animation, Documentary, Narrative and Alternative. Film students from outside the U.S. are honored each year as well.
The student filmmaker must be enrolled as a full-time student in a degree-granting program at a college or university. Entries must have been made in a teacher-student relationship within the curricular structure of the teaching institution. Entries must be submitted no later than one year from the date of graduation and include the student’s faculty adviser’s endorsement. Entries must be motion picture works that have been completed and submitted between April 1 and June 1 (Eligibility Period).
Student applies directly
Eligible to Apply:
Undergraduate: At any level
Academic Year (Undergraduate)
Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
July 23, 2018