Film Studies Scholarships

Search free scholarships from our database that apply to a major in film studies, or a closely related field. Some of these scholarships apply to Canadian students, and others apply to American students, and many apply to both!

Scholarship Amount Deadline Region of Study Level of Study
Jeunes Mécènes Pour les Arts Grants

$15,000 award pool, split between 3 awards


***Application period for the 2021 award is now closed. Please check back in March of 2022 for information regarding the next award.***



Professional artist




Leo J. Krysa Family Undergraduate Scholarship



UPDATE: This scholarship program appears to be on pause due to COVID-19. Please check back in March of 2022 for an update.






The Canada Council for the Arts Grants

Varies by award


Various deadlines


Professional development




Film and Video Arts Scholarship



March 1, 2022




Not specified


Indspire Post-Secondary Education Scholarship



February 1; August 1; November 1 at 11:59 p.m. PT (annually)


Full-time one-year certificate or diploma programs, undergraduate and graduate degree programs from an accredited post- secondary institution. 


Canada (Study outside of Canada is permitted at the graduate level).