The WIF Scholarship Program offers women of all ages and backgrounds the opportunity to launch careers in film, television, communications, and new media, by awarding scholarships to female students at major film schools in the Los Angeles area and other parts of the country. The scholarship program strengthens Women In Film’s mission to ensure that female voices are heard and to provide a dynamic, vital link to the bold voices of the future.
Women In Film/Loreen Arbus Endowment Thanks to the generosity of WIF supporter Loreen Arbus, we endow a $2,000 annual scholarship to a student studying cinematography in the MFA program at UCLA.
Women In Film/Tichi Wilkerson Kassel Endowment We endow a $2,000 scholarship in the name of WIF’s founder, Tichi Wilkerson Kassel. This is given to an undergraduate female student studying film at AFI.
The Verna Fields Memorial Fellowship is awarded to a woman graduate student in either directing or editing to assist with the production of her thesis film. In recent years, this has been $1000. It is administered directly by UCLA annually to a female director in UCLA’s MFA program.
The Bruce Paltrow Endowment Thanks to the generosity of the Paltrow family, we endow a $1,000 annual scholarship to a film and media student at Tulane University.
The Meredith MacRae Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually to a student at Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts Conservatory of Motion Pictures
The Eleanor Perry Writing Award is awarded yearly to student at UCLA’s MFA Writing program.
The Women In Film Dummer Television Award Thanks to the generosity of Vicki Dummer, this scholarship is awarded annually at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television-Department of Film, Television and New Media
The Women in Film Tiffany & Co. Film Scholarship Thanks to the generosity of Tiffany & Co., this scholarship is awarded annually to one well deserving female director studying at American Film Institute (AFI) Conservatory
The USC School of Cinematic Arts WIF/C+L Scholarship is awarded annually to a student(s) studying at USC’s School of Cinematic Arts