School of Media Arts, Design & Entertainment Scholarships

MSUM School of Media Arts, Design & Entertainment offers a variety of animation, film production and studies, graphic and interactive design, and audio production and technology scholarships for current and incoming students. Scholarships are listed below. Students can apply for university scholarships through the online scholarship application October 1-February 1.

This scholarship is awarded to full-time students who are currently enrolled or have been enrolled in a photography class during the current academic year. 

No additional requirements are needed.

  1. Must be enrolled in the School of Media Arts & Design
  2. Must have a GPA of 3.0 or above.
  3. Should be involved in department activities

Attach an essay on the following questions:

  1. What do you feel qualifies you for this scholarship?
  2. List and describe departmental, university, and community activities; achievements and awards.
  3. How would this scholarship help you attain your goals, and what impact would these goals have on the department?
  4. Samples of Work: Please submit three samples of your work. Please include the title of the work, the class it was created in, and the semester it was created.
    • Graphical work should be provided in "one pdf file."
    • Video or animation should be provided in a "list of links" to work hosted on YouTube or Vimeo.

This scholarship is awarded to incoming freshman who will declare a major in the School of Media Arts & Design (Animation, Film Production, Film Studies, Graphic Communications and Graphic Design).  Students must actively participate in departmental co-curricular activities.

Attach two signed letters of recommendation from your teacher/director or another individual qualified to speak of your strengths in the Media Arts and Design programs.

List your experiences in any of these areas: Animation, Film Production, Film Studies, Graphic & Interactive Design, and other viusal and performing arts (theatre, speech, dance, music and creative writing, photography, drawing ,etc.).

Describe your interest in the School of Media Arts and Design at Minnesota State University Moorhead.

Film Production & Animation: Preston