Scholarships

IATSE Local 891 Scholarships

In 1998, IATSE Local 891 created a scholarship program to assist members and their dependents to pursue degree granting post-secondary studies. The scholarships are awarded primarily on academic achievement with significant consideration given to additional achievements and merits.

  • Scholarship recipients are eligible for a maximum of two scholarships.

Film, Media, Theatre, or Fine Arts

Five scholarships of $5,000 each are awarded to members in good standing or their eligible dependents (see the application form for a definition of eligible dependent) enrolled full time in pursuit of a degree which relates to film, media, theatre, or fine arts, at any Canadian or international accredited post-secondary institution.

Other Studies

Five scholarships of $5,000 are awarded to members in good standing or their dependents enrolled full time in pursuit of a degree in at any Canadian or international accredited post-secondary institution.

Applications for the 2017-2018 academic year are now open. Interested applicants can view and download our Scholarship Application Package.

IATSE International Scholarships

IATSE International offers two annual scholarships funded by the Richard F. Walsh/Alfred W. Di Tolla/Harold P. Spivak Foundation of $1,750 per year for four years. The scholarships are open to the sons and daughters of members in good standing and who are high school seniors at the time of application. The deadline is December 31.

The British Columbia Film Foundation

The BC Film Foundation's Daryl Duke & William Vince Scholarships, administered by Creative BC, assist in the advanced training of outstanding BC filmmakers. Two Daryl Duke Scholarships and one William Vince Scholarship of $10,000 are awarded to exceptional British Columbians who have completed post secondary studies or equivalent training at an accredited institute in their field, and are entering advanced education in film or interactive media. Eligible disciplines include writing, directing, producing, cinematography, art direction, picture editing, sound design, visual effects and interactive media.