Student Financial Services

Frances Hayes Screenwriters Award

for continuing undergraduate students

The Frances Hayes Screenwriters Award was established to provide financial assistance to a current Screenwriting student at junior or senior level, as well as recognize the best "amateur" screenwriter and give him/her a first step into screenwriting as a profession.

Deadline to Apply: February 01, 2017

The Frances Hayes Screenwriters Award is open to:

  • Undergraduate Cinema Art + Science majors with a concentration in Screenwriting
  • Students who will have completed a minimum of 90 credit hours by the end of the Spring 2017 semester
  • Students who have earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  • Students who are able to submit an unpublished screenplay
  • International students may apply

Award based on:
  • Academic merit and artistic achievement

Award amount:
  • Maximum of $1,240

Notification of the award:
  • All applicants will be notified by the scholarship committee by March 31, 2017.


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