An applicant must be a student (undergraduate/graduate) at the time the application is made. A faculty member who is an active member of the University Film & Video Association must sponsor the applicant.
Grant winners are required to include UFVA/UFVF in the project or production credits, and present completed work at a UFVA Conference. (Conference fees may be waived at the discretion of the Conference Host, but travel, hotel, and meals are the responsibility of the presenter.) The UFVA reserves the right to publish funded work in UFVA journals, conferences, and online at the UFVA website. The judges reserve the right to refrain from awarding grants, or to fund more than one project per year, if quality or quantity of submissions so justify. Recipients receive 50% of funding at completion of project. Additional materials may be requested from applicants prior to final judging. Judges will not comment on the results of their deliberations except to announce the awards. Grants typically range from $1,000 – $2,500.
A description of the methodology to be employed and a statement indicating the relationship of the proposed study to previous research in the field (maximum award $1000). Research proposals must include a single PDF file containing your answers to these questions:
For all Grant Applications, assemble the all appropriate documents into one PDF for upload via the application form. Do not send other materials unless requested. Submission materials will not be returned.