The Nashville Film Institute mission statement is to train students for a career in the film industry.
The High School Scholarship program will award one (1) $5000 scholarship to an eligible student twice per year.
MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
In order to be eligible for consideration, those applying for a NFI Scholarship must:
Graduated (or in the process of graduating) high school with a minimum 3.0/4.0 GPA or equivalent
Have applied for admission as a high school senior to NFI’s Cinema Production Program.
Have met the entrance requirements for the Cinema Production Program.
Have completed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) (www.fafsa.ed.gov) and reviewed their Federal Student Aid Report with the NFI Financial Aid Officer.
Have completed the Enrollment/Financial Aid process and demonstrated need, calculated by a need-based formula.
2 Letters of Recommendation from either: one (1) Teacher, one (1) Guidance Counselor, or one (1) Client (current or former) in the film industry.
SCHOLARSHIP MAINTENANCE REQUIREMENTS
Maintain 85% GPA and 95% attendance during their education at NFI (if GPA falls below 85% OR attendance rate falls below 95% during academic tenure, scholarship disbursement will pause).
HOW TO APPLY
Prospective students can apply for the scholarship online at www.NFI.edu/scholarships
Scholarship applications must be submitted a minimum of 4 weeks (28 days) prior to the intended start date at NFI.
Recipients will be notified by the Financial Aid Officer prior to beginning their cinema program, provided eligibility requirements above are met.
Scholarship will be disbursed throughout students’ academic year, equally divided between payment periods as applicable.
Applicants must have applied as a new student to NFI.
An interruption of training, or withdrawal may result in a cancellation of scholarship award and disbursement(s). Students must understand that
a change of student status may impact student eligibility.
The final award of the scholarship is contingent upon receipt of all required Admissions and Financial Aid documents by your start date.
Students who delay their start date may forfeit eligibility.
Funds from the High School Scholarship may be used only toward the tuition of the Cinema Production program.
The scholarship is nontransferable and has no redeemable cash value.
Financial aid is available for those who qualify.
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