Cinema Department Scholarship

Scholarship will be awarded for the Fall semester

The Spotlight on Women in Film 2018 Award
To cap off the School of Cinema’s focus this year on Women in Film, this scholarship of $500 will be awarded to a filmmaker making a film with a woman-centered story or issue. The film must be made by an MFA student or a senior working on a thesis project.

  • Awarding Department: School of Cinema
  • Scholarship Intent: To award funds for the production of films and videos to undergraduate and graduate film majors in the School of Cinema at SFSU.
  • Criteria:
    1) Must be film major.
    2) Selection based on academic achievement, innovations and technical qualities of student’s film/video project.
  • Major: Single: Cinema
  • Class Level: Undergrad: Any; Grad: 2nd BA, Masters, MFA
  • Enrollment Status: Continuing/Currently enrolled SF State students
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: 12 UNITS; Grad: 9 UNITS
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Not a Requirement
  • Citizenship: Any
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; Undergrad SF State or cumulative GPA: 3.0; Grad SF State or cumulative GPA: 3.0
  • Contact Person: School of Cinema
  • Campus Address: FA 245
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway, San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-1629
  • Email:
  • Web page:
  • Number of Awards: varies

Supplemental Questions
  1. Please upload unofficial transcript
  2. Brief statement describing your project and how it reflects women's issues. (Maximum 2 paragraphs, double-spaced) OR Brief statement describing your project and how you have utilized technical skills to forward the storyline. (Maximum 2 paragraphs, double-spaced).
  3. Will you be enrolled full-time (12 units undergraduate, 9 units graduate) during the Fall 2018?