2022 Talent Scholarships

 

Latin American Students

 

Show Us Your Talent to Win a Scholarship to Study in Vancouver, Canada

 

Vancouver Film School (VFS) is offering Latin American students the opportunity to show us their best projects to earn a scholarship and study at Canada’s premier post-secondary entertainment arts institution. VFS is proud to be ranked the #1 Global Animation School, a Leading Game Design School in North America, and a Leading Film School Worldwide.

 

WHAT'S AVAILABLE

One (1) full-tuition scholarships (100%), one for each program:

  • 3D Animation & Visual Effects (12 months)
  • Programming for Games, Web & Mobile (12 months)
  • Game Design (12 months)
  • Digital Design (12 months)
  • Sound Design for Visual Media (12 months)
  • VR/AR Design & Development (8 months)

Two (2) half-tuition scholarships (50%), two for each program:

  • 3D Animation & Visual Effects (12 months)
  • Programming for Games, Web & Mobile (12 months)
  • Game Design (12 months)
  • Digital Design (12 months)
  • Sound Design for Visual Media (12 months)
  • VR/AR Design & Development (8 months)

 

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*Individuals who have applied for this scholarship in the past two years (February 2021 and August 2021) are not eligible to reapply.

About Vancouver Film School

In 1987, Vancouver Film School introduced the world’s first true immersion film program. Today, VFS is Canada’s premier post-secondary entertainment arts institution, offering an immersive curriculum in film, animation, design, and beyond. VFS is known for providing high-quality education in accelerated time frames and offers 15 industry-integrated programs in which students graduate in one year as an in-demand, industry-ready creative professional. VFS alumni are consistently credited on the highest grossing films, television shows, and games worldwide, in a global industry set to generate US$2.1 trillion in revenue in 2022.

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Scholarship Information

 

 

Vancouver Film School (VFS) is offering Latin American students the opportunity to earn a scholarship and study at Canada’s premier post-secondary entertainment arts institution.

 

One (1) full-tuition scholarships (100%), one for each program:

  • 3D Animation & Visual Effects (12 months)
  • Programming for Games, Web & Mobile (12 months)
  • Game Design (12 months)
  • Digital Design (12 months)
  • Sound Design for Visual Media (12 months)
  • VR/AR Design & Development (8 months)

Two (2) half-tuition scholarships (50%), two for each program:

  • 3D Animation & Visual Effects (12 months)
  • Programming for Games, Web & Mobile (12 months)
  • Game Design (12 months)
  • Digital Design (12 months)
  • Sound Design for Visual Media (12 months)
  • VR/AR Design & Development (8 months)
  • A clear copy of a government-issued photo ID indicating your date of birth and legal name.
  • Acceptable proof of your proficiency in English (if English is not your native language), which can include any of the following:
     

    (Consider they are valid for only 2 years.)

    • TOEFL score of 550 (213 Computer-Based Test)
    • TOEIC score of 785
    • IELTS Band 6.5
    • LPI Level 5
    • FCE Cambridge "First Certificate in English" Level B2
    • Transcripts from an English-speaking high school or an accredited English- speaking post-secondary institution. Transcripts can be in native language.
    • Duolingo English test score of 105 or higher. The Duolingo test is accepted 5 to 7 business days before the contest closes.
  • Transcripts from any institution you attended within the past five years. Transcripts can be in native language.
  • Two recommendation letters that include the contact information for your references. Preferably instructors or academic advisors. Recommendations must be in English and include contact information, and may be verified.
  • Applicants must be at least 19 years old or have graduated from high school on or after 2014.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Scholarship winners must pay 150 CAD application fee if they accept the scholarship.

IMPORTANT NOTE: These requirements are mandatory, without exception. All documents (except transcript and ID) must be in English and total files cannot exceed 10MB.

  • The deadline to apply is May 15, 2022. Late submissions or incomplete applications will not be accepted.
  • The scholarship granted is effective only to start:
    • 3D Animation & Visual Effects: Full scholarship must start on June 27, 2022, and partial scholarships on June 27, August 29 or October 24, 2022.
    • Digital Design: Full and partial scholarships must start on August 29, 2022.
    • Game Design: Full and partial scholarships must start on August 29 or October 24, 2022.
    • Programming for Games, Web & Mobile: Full and partial scholarships must start on August 29, 2022.
    • Sound Design for Visual Media: Full scholarship must start on June 27, 2022, and partial scholarships on June 27 or October 24, 2022.
    • VR/AR Design and Development: Full scholarship must start on January 3, 2023.
  • If selected, the applicant must cover their flight, accommodation, meals, and international insurance (assess approximate cost of living in Canada).
  • If selected, the applicant must complete an online VFS application (this will be specified by a VFS advisor).
  • The selected winners will need to send their portfolio required by VFS for the program selected.
  • Applicants who have already been accepted into a VFS program can apply for this scholarship; however, this scholarship must be used singularly and cannot be used in combination with any other bursary or scholarship already received. Previous applicants must re-submit their application with a completed scholarship application form.
  • Individuals who have applied for this scholarship in the past two years (February 2021 and August 2021) are not eligible to reapply.
  1. Each applicant must prepare a video in English, with a maximum duration of 60 seconds, including the following:
    1. You must begin by mentioning your name, school name, and VFS program of interest.
    2. You should make a brief statement of your intentions to participate in the chosen program.
    3. You must display a summary of your best projects and describe them while they are shown.
    4. In the case of team projects, you must clearly specify your role on it, either verbally or through subtitles.
    5. The video must be posted on YouTube or Vimeo and be accessible by a direct link.

IMPORTANT NOTE: All documents (except transcript and ID) must be in English and total files cannot exceed 10MB.

  • Winners will be notified on May 31, 2022.
  • VFS reserves the right to cancel this scholarship initiative at its sole discretion, in the event of any administrative conflict or error, and in case there are less than 29 applicants.

The committee decision is definitive and final.

Vancouver Film School reserves the right to cancel this competition at any time, at its sole discretion, in the event of any administrative conflict or error. Vancouver Film School reserves the right to modify the rules of this contest in any way or at any time as long as reasonable notice is given. This competition is void where prohibited by law and is subject to all applicable Federal, Provincial, State, and local laws and regulations.

Acceptance of a scholarship allows Vancouver Film School to use your name, photograph or likeness and testimonials in print, broadcast or online media in perpetuity, in any manner in which VFS may deem appropriate in connection with promoting this competition or any other competition or promotion sponsored by VFS, without further compensation.

By participating in this competition, you agree that Vancouver Film School, members of the Selection Committee and those involved in the development, production, implementation and distribution of this competition and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, service providers, and agencies and their directors, officers, agents, employees, attorneys, and any other person or entity associated with such entities and/or this compassion (hereafter collectively called the “Sponsors”) are not liable for any claims, damages, losses or injuries, including third party claims, arising from or relating to, in whole or in part, this competition, including your entry and participation in this competition, the submission of your application package, the evaluation of your application package, acceptance, use or misuse of the scholarship or any injury to you or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from downloading or receiving via return e-mail any part of this competition information.

You further agree that you will not hold Vancouver Film School, their affiliates, subsidiaries, directors, officers, agents, employees, attorneys, and any other person or entity associated with Vancouver Film School liable for any claims, losses, damages or injuries, arising from or relating to their use of your name or address for mailing and any other promotional materials. You also agree that in the event of any third-party claims, damages, losses or injuries arising from or relating to this competition, you will indemnify Sponsors from any and all such claims, including the attorney’s fees related thereto. Sponsors shall not be liable for applications that are delayed, lost, misdirected, mis-delivered, marked postage-due, illegible, mutilated, incorrect or incomplete and such entries will not be eligible for this competition.

This scholarship has no cash value.

Thank you for taking the time and effort to apply to VFS. The amount of effort demonstrated in submitting this application tells us that you are dedicated. We wish you the best of luck!

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