Wednesday, 2 April 2014

BAFTA offers scholarships worth £10,000 for post-graduate courses in film, television or games

BAFTA has now opened applications for its scholarship programmes. The BAFTA Scholarship Programme, which assists talented UK nationals in need of financial support to study a post-graduate course in film, television or games in the UK, is now accepting applications for the forthcoming academic year. The deadline for applications is Monday 16 June.

What is on offer?

Each BAFTA Scholar will receive:
  1. Up to £10,000 towards their course fees for a year
  2. Mentoring support from BAFTA members
  3. Free access to BAFTA events around the UK. 
In addition, three of the chosen scholars will receive the Prince William Scholarship in Film, Television and Games, supported by BAFTA and Warner Bros.

President of BAFTA
These scholarships are awarded in the name of HRH The Duke of Cambridge in his role as President of BAFTA. The recipients will have their fees funded by Warner Bros. and will additionally receive a short funded work placement within the Warner Bros. group of companies, access to a Warner Bros. mentor, and invitations to a series of industry masterclasses.

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


(Editor's Note: For more on scholarships, see this post on the National Scholarship Programme, check out our guide to tuition fees, and read about previous BAFTA scholarships here.)