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Rosebud Award

for continuing graduate students

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

The Rosebud Award is open to:
  • Full- and part-time graduate students enrolled in the MFA Film & Video-Screen Directing or Film & Video-Creative Producing
  • Students who have earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher
  • International students may be considered
    Note: Full-time Columbia College employees, Follett Graduate Merit Award recipients and graduate students-at-large are not eligible for the Rosebud Award

Award based on:
  • Exceptional creative and academic achievement

Award amount:
  • Amount varies

  • Recipients will be notified by the scholarship committee in May 2016. We regret that we are unable to give information regarding the committee's decisions over the telephone or by email.


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