Scholarships and Grants
SCHOOL OF FILM & PHOTOGRAPHY SCHOLARSHIPS
Please sign into Cat $cholarship with your NetId for film and photography scholarship opportunities.
Cat $cholarships Application Opens: November 1, 2018
Deadline for Scholarship applications: February 1, 2019
At the Cat Scholarship page, log in with your NetId, you can find more information about the following scholarships (you may have to search from the keywords of "film and photography":
Andrew F. Evans Memorial Scholarship
Bozeman Film Society Scholarship
Carl Swartz Scholarship
College of Arts and Architecture General Scholarship
Conner Firstman "Film Like a Champion" Scholarship
Fred Gerber Scholarship in the Creative Art of Television
March Tatom Murray Memorial Scholarship
Max J. and Alice V. Hunke Scholarship
Robert E. Yoblonsky Student Leadership Scholarship
Ron Roe Memorial Scholarship
Salah Sayed Ahmed Film Scholarship
School of Film and Photography General Support Scholarship
School of Film and Photography Scholarship
Stephen Ray Babcock Memorial Scholarship
Woodard R. and Amy L. Smith Film and Photography Scholarship
Other Film & Photography Scholarships and Internships not yet listed on the Cat Scholarship site.
Montana Broadcasters Association, Future of Broadcasting Scholarship, Award Amount: up to $6000, 12:00 noon on Friday, March 29, 2019
THE FUTURE OF QUALITY LOCAL MEDIA AND JOURNALISM WILL DEPEND ON A GENERATION OF YOUNG PROFESSIONALS WITH A DIVERSE SKILL SET, AN APPRECIATION FOR STORYTELLING, AN UNDERSTANDING OF TECHNOLOGY, AND AN INTEREST IN SERVING THEIR COMMUNITIES. THE MONTANA BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION “FUTURE OF BROADCASTING” SCHOLARSHIP IS AWARDED TO A STUDENT OR STUDENTS WHO HAS THESE SKILLS, THIS KNOWLEDGE, AND A DEMONSTRATED APTITUDE AND INTEREST IN A CAREER IN THE BROADCASTING FIELD.
Scholarship applications must precisely address the specific criteria of the scholarship for which you are applying.
All scholarship applications require clear and persuasive prose, correct grammar and spelling, and attention to detail in order to avoid typographical errors.
* Applicants must be currently enrolled at MSU in the School of Film and Photography, at a sophomore level or beyond, with at least a 3.0 GPA. Graduate Students in the Natural History and Wildlife Filmmaking program are eligible.
* Applicants must have worked, or be working at the time of application, at a broadcast radio or television station, for at least 2 semesters part-time, or one full summer break, full-time. This experience can include internships and/or paid employment.
A. Applicants should submit an essay of between 500 and 750 words that specifically addresses the following:
1. the applicant’s educational background;
2. the applicant’s interest in the broadcasting field;
3. the applicant’s experience working at a broadcasting radio or television station.
B. Applicants must submit two letters of support from:
1. their direct supervisor at the broadcast station at which the applicant has worked;
2. an MSU SFP faculty member who has taught the applicant.
C. Applicants must submit a complete copy of their current transcript(s).
(Please be sure to redact any sensitive personal identifying information, such as SSN and birthdate)
Deadline: All application materials, including the essay, the two letters of support, and the transcripts must be submitted, in printed form (electronic submissions are not accepted), to Vicki Miller at the VCB Front Desk no later than: Noon on Friday, March 29, 2019
THE NAME OF THE MONTANA BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT(S) WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON OR BEFORE APRIL 19, 2019
- The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences is a professional association dedicated to the advancement of television and related electronic media and best known for its Emmy Awards that recognize excellence in a number of categories. The Academy also sponsors programs, seminars, and scholarships for high school and colleges in cities served by the 19 local chapters. Applications for national scholarships are due by 11:59 PM EST on Monday, March 11, 2019.
- MSU Friday Audition/Portfolio Scholarships (for incoming freshman) - Deadline 4:00 PM, Friday, January 18, 2019
- Paul Monaco Internship Scholarship (Deadline will be updated at a later time for 2019)
- Student Opportunity Grants 2018 in the College of Arts & Architecture
For more information about scholarships, please contact Vicki Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org, (406) 994-2484.
Applying for 2019-2020 MSU Scholarship Opportunities:
External Grants, Scholarships, and Fellowships of Interest
- National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Northwest chapter Scholarships Deadline 3/1/2019
We have had some outstanding winners from Montana in the past, and now your students are eligible for one of these awards.
Each year, the NATAS Northwest chapter awards three scholarships to college students from across the region to help with their studies in television and broadcasting. Apply at https://www.natasnw.org/scholarships/
- Edison Healthcare Scholarship $1,000 Deadline for application is 8/31/2019
- Sinclair Broadcast Group Scholarship DEADLINE: SUNDAY, APRIL 14, 2019.
- $1000 Spring Scholarshipopportunity for students who suffer from mobility issues
- The BZN Int’l Film Festival announces “The Ted Turner Award,” a $5,000 cash prize(2019)
- Scholarship Contest from Gearexpertguides (2019)
- National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship
- Catalyst Action Grant Workshop
General scholarship information available from the Office of Admissions at Montana State University, please contact the Office of Admissions via e-mail email@example.com or call 1 (888) 678-2287 or 1-(888)-MSU-CATS
1501 South 11th Avenue
P.O. Box 172750
Bozeman, MT 59717-2750
Tel: (406) 994-2053
Fax: (406) 994-6081
Toll Free: (800) 457-1696
To make a gift on-line, please go to Online Giving. You can specify the School of Film and Photography as the recipient of your donation. We graciously thank you for your support!