Student Financial Services

Lumiere Award

for incoming graduate students

The Lumiere Award was established to recognize the outstanding creative and academic achievements of incoming students in the MFA Film & Video programs

Deadline to Apply: January 15, 2015

The Lumiere Award is open to:

  • Incoming Film & Video graduate students who have a completed Admissions application file by the program deadline date
  • International Students may be considered

Award based on:
  • Merit

Award amount:
  • Maximum of $6,000

Notification of the award:
  • Recipients are selected based on merit by the Film & Video department during the admission cycle and notified at the time that admission to the program if offered. We regret that we are unable to give information regarding the committee's decision over the telephone or by email.


Contact: Film & Video Department, Mary Novak - 312/369-6731 or