The Lord David Puttnam Scholarship for Producers offers support to an outstanding student to undertake the Masters of Screen Production at Griffith Film School. The scholarship will assist a talented student to peruse study and professional development in the field of Producing, and is designed to foster excellence and innovation in this specialist area.

The Scholarship provides a 50% subsidy for the recipient's tuition fees for the Masters of Screen Production at Griffith Film School. The Scholarship will also support the recipient to travel to South by South West in March 2019, and to the Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner in May 2019.

Applications close - 5:00pm Wednesday 21 November 2018

Can I apply?

To be eligible you must:

  • Applicants must hold an undergraduate degree in film or a related field, with a proven track record in producing
  • Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to producing as the primary focus of their career.
  • Applicants must enrol or be enrolled in the Masters of Screen Production, to commence study in 2019
  • For full-time students only
  • Griffith Film School encourages and welcomes applicants from diverse or disadvantaged communities

What do I include in my application?

To be considered for this scholarship you must complete the following sections within the application:

Study details

  • Tertiary education history - must hold an undergraduate degree in film or a related field, with a proven track record in producing

Achievements

  • Referee reports - two referees that will support your application

Statements

  • Personal statements
    • Career goals and aims - what will you do, and why? Please give a brief outline of your learning and professional development goals, detailing how you would use your studies to further these goals. Consider how your goals demonstrate innovation, and you commitment to creative excellence and to intellectual rigour.
    • Scholarship benefit - Proposed outcomes - what are the outcomes you would like to achieve and how will they be measured?
    • Experiences - A short biography - focus on demonstrating a commitment to producing as the primary focus of your career.

You must upload the following in the supporting documentation section. (Please only use the following formats - pdf, word, jpeg or excel, we can only guarantee these formats will be accepted).

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) - including details of your creative work to date, as well as your education and employment history.
  • Other attachments - include any documents, details of your portfolio, etc. that will support your application. (Optional)

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Value

The Scholarship provides a 50% subsidy for the recipient's tuition fees for the Masters of Screen Production at Griffith Film School. The Scholarship will also support the recipient to travel to South by South West in March 2019, and to the Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner in May 2019.

Contributions to your Student Contribution Charges (HECS)/tuition fees are made prior to census date subject to satisfying scholarship Terms and conditions.

Sponsor details

The Scholarship has been created by the Griffith Film School.

This Scholarship offers support to an outstanding student to undertake the Masters of Screen Production at Griffith Film School. The scholarship will assist a talented student to peruse study and professional development in the field of producing, and is designed to foster excellence and innovation in this specialist area.

To remain eligible for the scholarship, you will be required to:

  • remain full time enrolled at Griffith University in the Masters of Screen Production, specialising in Producing.
  • maintain good academic standing at Griffith University.

The above conditions are verified each trimester at Census date. If a scholarship recipient fails to successfully meet these conditions, scholarship payments may be withheld, or the scholarship may be terminated.

Applications, including Referee Reports and any supporting documentation, must be completed and submitted by the closing date.

Offers are made via email. Applicants may be shortlisted and be required to provide additional information.