About the Scholarship

The University Film and Video Foundation (UFVF) is a non-profit organization that encourages and promotes worldwide education, research, innovation, and charitable activities in the arts and sciences of moving images and aural communication.The UFVA sponsored Carole Fielding Student Grant, that supports production or research proposals.

The grant is open to U.G and graduate students in film, media, or related fields. A faculty member who is an active UFVA member must sponsor the applicant. Categories it contains are narrative, documentary, experimental, animation, new media, and research.


How to apply for this scholarship?

  • A student must complete the online scholarship application form that can be found on the official website and submit FAFSA to determine what he/she could pay for their education.

  • A student should give a one-page description of the project that includes a statement of purpose, an indication of the resources available to complete the work, and a summary of the proposed production or research project.

  • Also, one page resume of the applicant, including information on past film/video/new media work, and/or publications.

  • A statement by the sponsoring UFVA Member, assessing the feasibility of the project and indicating his or her willingness to serve as faculty supervisor or consultant.


Award Amount and Deadline

The scholarship provided amounts to $5000 to five qualified applicants per academic year.

The scholarship deadline is set on 15th December 2019, hence all applicants are required to keep all their records ready and submit their online application as well as official documents on or before the given deadline.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be an undergraduate or graduate student.

  • The applicant must be sponsored by a faculty member who is an active member of the University Film & Video Association or staff at a UFVA member institution.

  • Applicants are required to include UFVA/UFVF in the project or production credits, and present completed work at a UFVA Conference