giving voice to the unique perspective of Arab women
A Scholarship for the M.F.A. Degree Program in Directing
The Hani Farsi Endowed Graduate Scholarship Fund is designed to give voice to the unique perspective of Arab women for the M.F.A. Degree Program in Directing. The program is focused on the power of story to not only delight and entertain, but to make a difference in the world.
A four-year scholarship is available and includes full tuition, registration fees, housing, meals and books. (Travel is not included.) The purpose of the scholarship is to study the art and craft of directing at the prestigious UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television (UCLA TFT) in Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
Women from the following eligible Arab league countries are strongly encouraged to apply: Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Tunisia and the UAE.
Sign up now to join a webinar to learn how to complete the full-ride scholarship application. We have webinars set for 6:00 p.m. AST (Arabia Standard Time) on October 5, 12, 16, 23 and 30.
About UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television (UCLA TFT) UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television (UCLA TFT), based in the heart of Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., serves as a premier interdisciplinary professional school that nurtures and develops outstanding humanistic storytellers, industry leaders and scholars.Learn more
About The M.F.A. Degree Program in Directing The UCLA TFT M.F.A. Degree Program in Directing is a four-year graduate program designed to develop artists in film, television and digital media.Learn more
Writing Sample Tips for the Application Process A written "pitch" is a brief (1-2 pages) prose document that should read like a short story and be written in the present tense. It conveys the key elements of your screenplay to make it stand out.Learn more