Student Handbook

Stephen Hillenburg Animation Scholarship

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Only Experimental Animation and Character Animation Programs Eligible

CalArts School of Film/Video has been invited to nominate one BFA and one MFA student for the Stephen Hillenburg Animation Scholarship. Applications for nomination open in the Spring term. Applicants must meet the following requirements.

  • BFA3 or MFA2 in the School of Film/Video.
  • United States citizen or have permanent resident status.
  • Funding is for senior or MFA thesis film or video project.
  • Have completed one film or video.

Faculty committees within each program will review their respective program’s students’ submissions and submit nominees to the Dean. The Dean will then review these nominees and select the finalists, one BFA and one MFA for the Stephen Hillenburg Animation Scholarship. The final CalArts nominees will need to submit an application directly to the Princess Grace Foundation, under the guidance of the School.