Film & Video – Scholarships and Financial Aid

Applications for the 2018 Film & Video Division will be open on Monday, October 23rd

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.




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 $30 application fee as well as copies of your family’s 2015 tax return and 2016 W2’s.

FACTS Application Deadlines

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

Early Admission Financial Aid Application Deadline – Friday, January 13, 2017

Regular Admission Financial Aid Application Deadline – Friday, February 17, 2017

Late Admission Financial Aid Application Deadline – Friday, March 24, 2017

For Rolling Admissions: ALL applications and required materials MUST be received by the final Financial Aid Application due date, Sunday, April 2, 2017, to be considered for any aid.

Scholarships for International Students

International students with financial need may qualify for specialized scholarship opportunities. If you are applying to the NHSI Theatre Arts Division as an international student please notate your interest in the Financial Aid section of the Admissions Application and you will receive an email with more information regarding scholarships. International students applying for aid should also complete the FACTS Financial Aid Application and submit the $30 application fee; supplemental tax documents will not be required.




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 an NHSI student was awarded a scholarship from the Anthony Quinn Foundation. The deadline to apply for the 2017 Anthony Quinn Foundation scholarship is Monday, November 28th, 2016.



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