Jam Filled is calling on animation students who identify as diverse from six leading Canadian post secondary institutions, to apply now for its scholarship program. The Jam Filled Diversity in Animation scholarship program provides financial support and mentorship opportunities to promising second year animation students.

Four individual scholarships will be available to students who identify as diverse and are entering the second year of an animation program at Algonquin College, Sheridan College, Seneca College, Nova Scotia Community College, Centennial College, and NSCAD University. Each scholarship is valued at $3,000 CAD per academic year and is renewable until the bachelor's degree or diploma is obtained. The application and all supporting documents must be submitted no later than 1:00PM Est June 30, 2022. 

“We’re delighted to once again offer the Jam Filled Diversity in Animation scholarship program to help the next generation of animators thrive,” said Kyle MacDougall, Phil Lafrance, and Jamie Leclaire, founders of Jam Filled Entertainment. “After a successful inaugural year of the program, which saw students receive not only financial support, but also invaluable mentorship opportunities, we’re excited to help other talented animators pursue their studies in the craft we all love.”

Applications and all supporting documents must be submitted NO LATER than 1pm ET on June 30, 2021. 

Eligible applicants must:

  • Be enrolled as a full-time student in an Animation Program at one of the six eligible institutions,
  • Have successfully completed the first year of studies with intention of entering the second year,
  • Be in good academic standing over the last two terms of available marks,
  • Identify as diverse (special focus on ethno-racial and indigenous identities, gender and sexual identities, place of origin, age and ability).

For complete guidelines and how to apply CLICK HERE