VFS Offering Kevin Smith Scholarships
by Staff Editors
(October 13, 2021 – Vancouver, BC) The Vancouver Film School (VFS) and its Creative Ambassador Kevin Smith have announced the 2021 Kevin Smith Ambassador Scholarship. Eligible students who demonstrate the most-promising creative potential will be awarded with full or partial tuition to study at Canada’s premier entertainment-arts centre in Vancouver. This scholarship marks Kevin Smith’s final act as VFS’s Creative Ambassador and was announced at the VFS Storyteller’s Studio AMA event in September 2021 titled “Just F#@king Create”.
The following will be awarded:
Three (3) full tuition scholarship towards any program at VFS.
Three (3) partial (50%) tuition scholarships towards any program at VFS.
Tuition reductions of up to $10,000 for qualifying applicants.
The Kevin Smith Ambassador scholarship, valued at up to $500,000, was developed to give students with a passion for the creative media arts to follow in Smith’s footsteps and pursue their passion at VFS. A VFS alum of the Film Production program, Kevin Smith has since received worldwide acclaim for his brilliant stories, intricate characters, and incisive dialogue in such films as Clerks, The Jay and Silent Bob franchise and more.
Applications are currently being accepted, and the deadline to apply is November 1 at 12:01 a.m. PDT. Winners will be announced by the end of November. Click here to apply or for more information about the 2021 Kevin Smith Ambassador Scholarship.
In 1987, Vancouver Film School introduced the world’s first true immersion film program. Today, VFS is Canada’s premier entertainment-arts centre, offering an immersive curriculum in film, animation, video game production, VR/AR development, motion and interactive design, programming, art/production foundation, and other related programs. VFS is known for providing high-quality education in accelerated timeframes. VFS alumni are consistently credited on the most successful products in the entertainment economies.
SOURCE: Vancouver Film School.