APPLICATION GUIDELINES

The next deadline for the 2021-22 FSC-Harvard Fellowships is February 16, 2021.

Application

Opens January 11, 2021

  1. Please complete this online application form, which includes questions about your contact info, project, recommenders, collaborators, schedule, equipment request, stipend request, and more.
  2. Please also email the following items to fsc@fas.harvard.edu with your last name and “FSC-Harvard Fellowship” in the subject line by the deadline of February 16, 2021:
    • Proposal: a 2-3 page document (Word doc or PDF) describing the project which must include the following parts:
      • Short description of your project (up to 50 words).
      • Tell us about your project in longer detail, including the final form that it will take.
      • Statement addressing the significance of the proposed film project.
      • Summary of your project’s theoretical orientation, including its relationship to the applicant’s previous and prospective research.
      • NOTE: If you are a current fellow applying for continued support please include a paragraph outlining how the fellowship advanced your project this year.
    • Project Budget: (Word doc, Excel or PDF) A detailed, itemized listing of costs. Please also include additional possible sources of financing.
    • Curriculum Vitae: (Word doc or PDF) Please provide a CV for the applicant and primary collaborators.

Additionally, we require:

  • Online Sample: It is highly recommended you include media related to your proposed project. Please submit a Vimeo or other streaming link of up to ten minutes of the applicant’s work in film, video, photography, or sound in your application form. It can be one continuous ten-minute stretch, or two smaller excerpts  adding up to ten minutes. If you submit a longer work, please specify which ten minutes you would like the committee to view.
  • Letter of recommendation: (for all applicants other than Harvard faculty)  Please submit a letter signed and sealed by its author either in person, via email, or by post. In the case of graduate students, this must be from the applicant’s advisor.
  • University transcript of the applicant’s graduate studies (for graduate student applicants only) to be submitted in person or by mail to the address below. Unofficial transcripts are accepted.

All of the above materials should be emailed to fsc@fas.harvard.edu with your last name and “FSC-Harvard Fellowship” in the subject line.

Online application and additional materials must be completed by the deadline of February 16, 2021 at 5:00 pm. For further information, please email fsc@fas.harvard.edu

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