2017 Nashville WIFT Scholarship Fund Award

2017 Nashville WIFT Scholarship award will only be awarded to a third year college/university, female student pursuing a degree in the following areas: Film, Television and Trans-media arts. This award is specific to the aforementioned discipline-based areas. Please read the information in this document for criteria and information. This financial award reflects a continuing evolution of our organization.

To qualify for consideration, all deadline and requirements must be met.

  1. Applicant must be a female resident of Tennessee and provide proof of attendance and grade level in one of the Greater Metropolitan Nashville Area local college or university.
  2. Two letters of recommendation from an educator. These recommendation letters must be received via email by the deadline date of  January 30, 2017 no later than 6:00PM central time.
  3. A cover letter of no more than 250 words speaking to the importance of this award must accompany the application form.
  4. The cover letter and essay will be submitted on plain white unlined paper.
  5. The following dates must be observed.

 Application Cycle opens:        June 1, 2017

Application deadline date:     July 31, 2017

Judging :                                        August  1-20   2017

Incomplete and late applications will not be eligible for the 2016-2017 cycle support. No exceptions will be made to this policy.

This prestigious award is so special, it will only be presented one time per calendar year on September 29, 2017 at the Southern Women in Film & TV (SWIFT) Summit. 

Applicants must complete the application form and pay a $25 application-processing fee.