Apply now for Film Otago Southland BSS scholarships

Posted Tuesday 18 Jan 2022

Apply now for Film Otago Southland BSS scholarships

Film Otago Southland is offering two regional scholarships this year to enable regional industry practitioners to attend the event.
Each scholarship will include:

  • 1 x ticket to the two-day conference in Auckland (thanks to Big Screen Symposium for offering a discounted rate on the ticket)
  • A $300 travel bursary to contribute toward travel and accommodation costs

 Eligibility criteria:

  • Applicants must be based in Otago and Southland
  • Applicants must primarily work in the screen industry, or be actively working towards a career in the screen industry
  • Applicants must be available and able to commit to attend the conference on the 8 – 9 April.

The application process:
In order to apply, please send the following through to by Sunday 6 February 2022.

  • An up-to-date resume
  • A personal statement (approx. 200 – 500 words) explaining why you want to attend the event and how it might contribute to your career development
  • Confirmation that you can travel during the event date

The selection process:

  • All applicants that are deemed to be eligible and have sufficiently supplied the application details will be put into a lottery
  • The selected participant will be drawn from the lottery at random
  • The selected participant will be required to sign an agreement committing to attend the conference and to use the travel bursary towards conference travel and accommodation costs
  • Film Otago Southland will purchase the event ticket on behalf of the application, but travel and accommodation arrangements will be up to applicant to organise – flexible arrangements are necessary due to a risk of the event being re-scheduled. Film Otago Southland will reimburse $300 of the costs upon production of receipts.

 For any questions, please get in touch with Kahli: