Max H. Gluck Foundation TFT Summer Institute Scholarship
The Max H. Gluck Foundation TFT Summer Institute Scholarship for Film & Television is a need and merit-based scholarship opportunity for underserved/underrepresented high school students enrolled in grades 9-12 who have been impacted by the outbreak of COVID-19 and would benefit significantly from a Summer Institute experience. Both partial and full scholarships are available for high school students enrolled in UCLA Film and Television Summer Institutes including Digital Filmmaking, Cinematography, Traditional Animation, Stop-Motion Animation or Pre-College Writing for TV.
To apply for the Max H. Gluck Foundation TFT Summer Institute Scholarship for Film & Television, you must meet the following minimum eligibility criteria:
Max H. Gluck Foundation Award
The Max H. Gluck Foundation Award will be awarded based on academic ability and financial need for those who have been impacted by the outbreak of COVID-19 and would benefit significantly from a Summer Institute experience.
Awards vary but will not exceed the total amount for a single Summer Institute. Awards are not intended to cover travel costs and may not cover accommodations or textbooks and other course materials.
This year, $20,000 is available to support selected high school students. Both partial and full scholarships will be awarded. The award amount will reflect the fees of the Summer Institute in which the applicant is enrolled.
If selected, scholarship recipients will create a short thank-you video and contribute to a book of images and messages documenting their experience in the program for our generous donors.
All requirements below should be acquired and prepared prior to starting the Max H. Gluck Foundation TFT Summer Institute Scholarship Online Form:
Questions? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants must answer three essay prompts. Answering the question in Section 1 is required; in Section 2, please choose two essay prompts from the six options available. Each answer should be between 250-300 words. Personal Statements should be prepared ahead of application and saved in one singular Word or PDF document to upload into the online form. Please include the prompt at the top of each answer.
Section 1 (must be answered):
Section 2 (please choose two from the following six questions):
How to Apply
Register for a Pre-College Summer Institute starting Feb. 15. Payment of the non-refundable deposit is required (with the exception of those applying for Deferred Deposit. For information on Deferred Deposit, see “Deferred Deposit” below)
Registration for UCLA Summer Sessions requires a deposit of $150; however, the deposit amount may be deferred for students who meet all eligibility requirements for the Gluck Foundation TFT Summer Institute Scholarship, complete the application prior to the deadline, AND you or your parent/guardian meet one of the following qualifications:
Those applying for Deferred Deposit can attach the required documentation during the Gluck Foundation Scholarship Online Form and will be contacted after successful submission of the Online Form with further steps.
NOTE: Receiving a Deferred Deposit does NOT indicate the student will receive a Summer Scholarship, as the scholarship is very competitive. In the event you apply for a scholarship and are not granted one, you will have 24 business hours to pay the $150 deposit; otherwise, you will be dropped from your program.