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Film and Video Arts Scholarship

Established in 2012, this $7,000 AFA scholarship is awarded annually to a young Albertan film and video artist who shows extraordinary talent in a film and video arts form and who demonstrates clear educational or training goals.


Who can apply

  1. To be eligible for scholarship funding you must be a resident of Alberta. This means you:
    • are legally entitled to be or remain in Canada
    • have had your primary residence in Alberta for one full year before applying
    • ordinarily live in Alberta for at least six months each year with the exception of attending a formal program of study
  2. You must be 25 years or younger as of the application deadline.
  3. You must be enrolled in an eligible film and video arts training program.

What does this grant support

Eligible training programs

You must be enrolled in an eligible training program to receive this scholarship.

Eligible film and video arts programs that will be accepted for assessment of educational or training merit are the following:

  • any level of undergraduate studies with a minor or major in film and video arts
  • a recognized program or appropriate mentorship, workshop, master class, or course with a focus on film and video art

Graduate programs or their equivalents are ineligible for consideration.

Eligible genres

For the purposes of this scholarship program, film and video arts are defined as independent works in film and video produced by individual artists.