Film & Video – Scholarships and Financial Aid

If you are interested in applying to the Film & Video Division, you are encouraged to do so regardless of your financial status. We urge all talented and passionate film students with need to apply for Financial Aid.

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NHSI Financial Aid Application

The National High School Institute utilizes the FACTS Financial Aid Application. Awards are made by the Financial Aid Committee on the basis of financial need. If you wish to apply for a scholarship or financial assistance, you should notate so in the Financial Aid section of the Admissions Application. Then, you will receive an email with next steps regarding the FACTS Financial Aid Application. Please note, FACTS requires a $40 application fee as well as copies of your family’s 2020 tax return and 2021 W2’s, once available.  If you are unable to afford the application fees, please contact our office.

FACTS Application Deadlines

The deadline to complete your FACTS Financial Aid Application follows Admissions Deadlines:

Early Admission Deadline

Initial online applications are due January 14, 2022

All supplemental materials will be due January 21, 2022

Students will be notified of their admittance status by February 18, 2022, financial aid awards to follow admittance updates

Regular Admission Deadline

Initial online applications are due March 18, 2022

All supplemental materials will be due March 25, 2022

Students will be notified of their admittance status by April 22, 2022, financial aid awards to follow admittance updates

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Outside Funding

We also encourage applicants to look into outside scholarship and Financial Aid options. Students may inquire with their school about Activities Funds, talk with the PTA, or local service clubs such as Rotary, Lions, Kiwanis, or AAUW. As well, past students have successfully run Go Fund Me and Kickstarter campaigns.

In 2016 a NHSI student was awarded a scholarship from the Anthony Quinn Foundation. The applications deadline for the 2022 Anthony Quinn Foundation scholarship is January 9th, 2022.