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Spring 2019 Deadline: Sunday, March 31st, 11:59pm


About: Tuition support in the amount of $1,000 for an intermediate to advanced student who demonstrates a high level of commitment to their goals and who shows a special talent for the creative use of wit and wisdom in their work. Offered in memory of endeared Film Center student David King by the King Family Foundation.

Eligibility: Successful completion of two or more courses at the Northwest Film Center and in good academic and financial standing. Enrollment in Certificate Program is not required, but qualified Certificate Students may receive priority.

Guidelines: The most competitive scholarship applications are legible, spell-checked, with the Personal Statement and Resumé/Filmography laid out professionally on the page, and complete. An individual may only receive one scholarship per year. A scholarship may not be awarded to the same individual multiple times.

All materials, including work samples, must be submitted by the deadline indicated.

If a minimum number of applications are not received, or if the review panel finds that the applications received do not meet established standards of competitiveness, funds may be held for granting in a future round.

Funds cannot be used for personal expenses, equipment purchases or coursework at another educational institution, nor can they be used to pay tuition that is past due or credited toward tuition already paid.

Awarded funds will be held for a period of six months. If not utilized to register for Film Center coursework by the end of that time, the funds will be returned to the scholarship pool and re-granted to another individual in a different competitive round.

Scholarship recipients must certify that the work samples submitted with the application are their own original works and that the works do not violate copyright regulations or involve unauthorized use of copyrighted material.

Instructions and Application Form.

The Northwest Film Center recognizes and honors the Indigenous peoples of this region on whose ancestral lands the museum now stands. These include the Willamette Tumwater, Clackamas, Kathlemet, Molalla, Multnomah and Watlala Chinook Peoples and the Tualatin Kalapuya who today are part of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, and many other Native communities who made their homes along the Columbia River. We also want to recognize that Portland today is a community of many diverse Native peoples who continue to live and work here. We respectfully acknowledge and honor all Indigenous communities—past, present, future—and are grateful for their ongoing and vibrant presence.