Hampshire College has two grants available to support students doing film and video internships.
1. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Internship Grant
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Internship Grant supports internships with employers focused on theatrical motion picture production. Internships related to all aspects of film or video production intended for the big screen (including animation, narrative, and documentary film) are eligible. Internships focused on television or the Internet, or on producing film festivals are not eligible. The average student award is $700; however, students have been awarded anywhere from $100 to $2,500, depending on financial need and availability of funding. Priority is given to students working with Hampshire alums, but others are also eligible.
2. The Tom Joslin Internship Award
The Tom Joslin Internship Award supports students doing internships in the film/video industry, which can include television, performance art that includes video, and screenwriting. Grants range from $200-$1,000, depending on financial need and availability of funding.
DEADLINE: TUESDAY, APRIL 9, 2013.
IMPORTANT: Students with high financial need doing internships with Hampshire alums, please apply ASAP. If your ability to do the internship is contingent upon funding, we will do our best to notify you early.
Who is eligible?
In order to be considered for either grant, you must:
1. Be a current Hampshire student in good academic and disciplinary standing.
2. Be returning to Hampshire upon completion of the internship (graduating students and students taking a non-academic leave are not eligible).
3. Have a letter from an internship supervisor verifying that you have been offered an eligible internship.
Priority will be given to students who are doing eligible internships with Hampshire alums through the Entertainment Industry Internship Program, and who can demonstrate financial need; however, students doing other internships will also be considered.
HOW TO APPLY
Please download and complete the application packet, and submit it in one envelope to the Career Options Resource Center, or by email to Sharón Friedner, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The application packet includes a letter to your internship supervisor as well as a recommendation form. You may wish to email those forms to the appropriate parties instead of sending a hard copy. For your convenience, we have separated those forms from the application packet for easy emailing:
Tom Joslin image credit, above: Jennifer Levesque
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