Deadline: 13 June 2011
Open to: University or college students of film, film production, or cinematography at the undergraduate or graduate levels in a degree or diploma program
Scholarships: Various

The KODAK Scholarship is for worldwide colleges and universities that offer a degree or diploma program in film, film production, or cinematography, who may nominate up to two students each year. These highly competitive awards are given to students demonstrating superior professional filmmaking production skills and creativity along with academic success.


  • Entries must be completed works that communicate a story or theme in some fashion — no clips or short vignettes.
  • Eligible institutions are colleges and universities in the U.S., Canada, participating Asia Pacific countries (Australia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore), participating European countries (Austria, Benelux, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom) and participating Latin America countries (Argentina, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Surinam, Uruguay and Venezuela)
  • No more than two nominees per institution
  • College student nominees must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in the 2010 – 2011 academic year and planning to enroll for the 2011 – 2012 academic year in a film school’s degree or diploma program
  • All judges’ decisions are final
  • The names of the winners may be published on the website at www.kodak.com/go/motion
  • Winners agree to allow the free use of their names, photographs and general location for publicity and news purposes in connection with the Scholarships Program
  • The winners film entry will be screened at the annual UFVA Conference.


Excellence in the Craft of Filmmaking Category:

  • Gold: $1,500 Scholarship Tuition Award and $5,000 KODAK Motion Picture Product Grant
  • Silver: $1,000 Scholarship Tuition Award and $4,000 KODAK Motion Picture Product Grant
  • Bronze: $500 Scholarship Tuition Award and $3,000 KODAK Motion Picture Product Grant
  • Honorable Mentions: Two $2,000 KODAK Motion Picture Product Grants


Nomination Deadline: Entries must be postmarked by June 13, 2011
Award Announcement: August 2011
Scholarship Tuition Award Available: September 2011

Printable Application Form

The Official Webpage

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