The AFI Conservatory offers scholarship support to incoming and current Fellows. Scholarships are awarded based on both financial need, demonstrated talent, and range from $2,500 up to full tuition. Several scholarships are available for Fellows from underrepresented communities, specific nationalities and Conservatory disciplines. The AFI Conservatory is a need-blind institution. Scholarship or financial need is not taken into consideration during the admissions process and would never be used in hindrance to an applicant’s admissions decision.
Scholarships awarded to first-year Fellows are renewable in the second year provided the recipient maintains satisfactory academic progress. After you submit your admissions application to apply for AFI Scholarship funds, a prospective Fellow must submit the AFI Conservatory scholarship application by February 1, 2021. Notification of scholarship awards will be sent out after an admissions decision has been rendered and admitted Fellows will receive notification if they have been awarded a scholarship or not. AFI Scholarship consideration is open to domestic and international applicants. Late applications may not be considered.
Scholarship selection is determined by the AFI Conservatory Scholarship Committee with advisement from select scholarship donors on a case-by-case basis.
Some of the scholarships available include the following. Please do not contact donors directly or address your scholarship application to a specific donor or award. With any questions, contact FinancialAid@AFI.com.