Vancouver Film School Announces the 2021 Kevin Smith Ambassador Scholarship.

VFS will award up to $500,000 in scholarships, in honour of Creative Ambassador & VFS alum Kevin Smith.

Announcement Highlights:

  • Vancouver Film School will award three full-tuition and three partial scholarships to the most-promising applicants across North America.
  • The Ambassador Scholarship is valued at up to $500,000.
  • Scholarships can be applied towards any of VFS’s programs (with the exception of English for Creative Arts).
  • The scholarship, presented jointly by VFS and Kevin Smith, marks the latter’s final act as Creative Ambassador for VFS.
  • Applications are currently open and will close on November 1, 2021.

(Vancouver, BC) October 8, 2021 - Vancouver Film School (VFS) and its Creative Ambassador Kevin Smith are pleased to announce the 2021 Kevin Smith Ambassador Scholarship. Eligible students who demonstrate the most-promising creative potential will be awarded with full or partial tuition to study at Canada’s premier entertainment-arts centre in Vancouver, Canada. This scholarship marks Kevin Smith’s final act as VFS’s Creative Ambassador – a role he first took on in 2020 that involved regular student mentorship and a Storyteller’s Studio AMA event in September 2021 “Just F#@king Create”.

The following will be awarded:

  • Three (3) full tuition scholarship towards any program at VFS
  • Three (3) partial (50%) tuition scholarships towards any program at VFS
  • Tuition reductions of up to $10,000 for qualifying applicants

The Kevin Smith Ambassador scholarship, valued at up to $500,000, was developed to give students with a passion for the creative media arts to follow in Smith’s footsteps and pursue their passion at VFS. A VFS alum of the Film Production program, Kevin Smith has since received worldwide acclaim for his brilliant stories, intricate characters, and incisive dialogue in such films as Clerks, the Jay and Silent Bob franchise and more.

Applications are currently being accepted, and the deadline to apply is November 1 at 12:01 a.m. PDT. Winners will be announced by the end of November.

For more information about the 2021 Kevin Smith Ambassador Scholarship, or to apply, visit



About Vancouver Film School

In 1987, Vancouver Film School introduced the world’s first true immersion film program. Today, VFS is Canada’s premier entertainment-arts centre, offering an immersive curriculum in film, animation, video game production, VR/AR development, motion and interactive design, programming, art/production foundation, and other related programs. VFS is known for providing high-quality education in accelerated timeframes. VFS alumni are consistently credited on the most successful products in the entertainment economies.


For more information, or to schedule interviews, please contact:

Evan Biswanger
Creative Director & Head of Marketing
Vancouver Film School


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