Tuesday, 7 April 2020

BAFTA Scholarship Open: Deadline 27 May

BAFTA is now taking applications for three UK based post-graduate scholarships in film, TV and Games (and animation, of course) worth up to £12,000 each.

The BAFTA scholarships are supported by Warner Bros and the Duke of Cambridge, and include a work placement and also free access to BAFTA events.

President of BAFTA
About BAFTA Scholarships
The BAFTA Scholarship Programme assists talented UK nationals (only British Citizens are eligible) who are in need of financial support to study a post-graduate course in film, television or games in the UK. The scholarships form a part of BAFTA's charitable outreach, and its mission to develop new talent in the UK.

Scholarship Benefits
Each BAFTA Scholar receives between £5,000 and £12,000 towards their annual course fees, as well as mentoring support from a BAFTA member, winner or nominee and free access to BAFTA events around the UK.

Duke of Cambridge
Three Prince William Scholarships in Film, Television and Games, supported by BAFTA and Warner Bros., are awarded in the name of HRH The Duke of Cambridge in his role as President of BAFTA.

Eligible Courses
BAFTA has a list of courses which are eligible for funding, and the approved list includes Escape Studios' MA courses in Animation, Games and VFX.

Further information on eligible courses, and how to apply, can all be found here.

Deadline
The deadline to apply is 27 May 2020.

ASIFA Hollywood Scholarship
Further Scholarships & Financial Aid
To see more about scholarships and other sources of finance for studying animation, at Escape Studios and beyond, follow the links below:

The Escape Studios Animation Blog offers a personal view on the art of animation and visual effects. To apply for our new BA/MArt starting in September 2020, follow this link. We train all our students with practical real-world skills, to give them the best possible chance of a career in industry. To see some of our animation success stories, follow this link.

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