Funding Opportunities for Student Work in the Humanities
Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate Seminar Research Fellowships: $800, must be full time and enroll in a graduate course
Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Fellowships: up to ten $800 fellowships
Brackenridge: $800. 1 credit research, 2 weekly seminars
Undergraduate Teaching Fellowship: $800 (an Undergraduate Teaching Assistant can apply for funding for work that goes beyond the normal UTA duties)
Archival Scholars Award: $1000 to work with archives that are part of the ULS
Research Fellowship in Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences: $500 (learn how to do research in the field by being matched with graduate student who is also paid $500; prefer little to no research experience), 1 credit seminar
Fall/Spring Community Based Research Fellowships: $800, community project , bi-weekly seminars to report in on progress
Field Studies (London and New York through Office of Undergraduate Research): must have 30 credits and be declared; faculty sponsor; 2 weeks in London ($250) and 1 week in NY ($50); register for 1-3 credits and write a 5-10 page essay on topic of own devising with faculty approval
Summer Undergraduate Research Awards: $3500 stipend to conduct independent research over the summer. Must enroll in 1 credit 12 week course (1 credit tuition paid for you).
OUR External Awards: Anthony and Concetta Ambrosia Internship Award provides $5000 to support unpaid internship with CBS Corp in NYC (late November deadline), needs to have completed one prior internship
ACC AC Fellows Program in Creativity and Innovation: $3500 - $5000 grant, allows for travel abroad and collaboration, direct expenses and stipend support, available to all full time students in good academic standing. Check provost page for submission link. Deadline annually in April.
English Department offers Financial Assistance for Internships in Writing for living expenses for out of town/ unpaid internships
Nationality Room Scholarships for 5 weeks of International Study (must be a full time student in the two following terms and the two previous terms), GPA 3.0, 60 credits (so must be current sophomore or junior). Many listed and worth a search. Must attend an information session between September and December of the year you are applying (early January deadline). Must interview for award. 2 letters of recommendation.
University of Pittsburgh Honors College Scholarship Resource page Provides a list of scholarships that can be found within the university and outside in the community, primarily for transfer students.
National Scholarship Advising Links that direct you to sites that give a detailed listing of national scholarships that may or may not require Pitt's endorsement.
David C. Frederick Scholarship This scholarship was created specifically for high-achieving students (3.500 cumulative GPA or above) who currently work at a part-time or full-time job in order to pay for their education.
The State Department The State Department's website provides a comprehensive list of scholarships and websites that help students find financial aid.
- VIA FESTIVAL
- Ivy Film Festival
- Tropfest Australia Film Festival
- Three Rivers Film Festival
- Sichuan TV Festival
- BlueCat Screenplay Competition
- Internationales Film Festival Mannheim-Heidelberg
- Durango Film Festival
- The Asian Conference on Film
- Cristal Festival
- Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF)
- Silk Screen Film Festival
- The KODAK Student Filmmaker Program
- The Catdance Film Festival
- The 48 Hour Film Project
- International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg
- Portland Film Festival
- Visions Film Festival
- Napa Valley Film Festival, Film Freeway, Withoutabox
Festivals that encourage student films
- Accolade - Call for Entries
- International Student Film Festival Hollywood
- NO FILM Film Festival 2
- Youngstown Film Festival
- 20MinMax International Short Film Festival
- BlueCat Screenplay Competition
- Aesthetica Short Film Festival
- Film Festival World - offers a variety of festival information