Four scholarship recipients from across Canada set to receive financial support and mentorship opportunities from leading animation studio.
OTTAWA, ON – September 7, 2023 - Jam Filled Entertainment, a Boat Rocker company, announced the recipients of its scholarship program focused on attracting students from diverse backgrounds to the animation industry. Now in its third year, the Jam Filled Diversity in Animation (JFDIA) scholarship program provides financial support and mentorship opportunities to promising second year animation program students.
The program, administered by Scholarship Partners Canada, a division of Universities Canada, on behalf of Jam Filled Entertainment, received many applications. After careful review, four individual scholarships valued at $3,000 CAD per academic year, and renewable until the bachelor’s degree or diploma is obtained, have been awarded to:
- Clarissa Herrera - Algonquin College
- Raynaldo Marchallec - Algonquin College
- Michella Mark - Sheridan College
- Alex Newbigging - Seneca College
Congratulations to the recipients of the 2023 Jam Filled Diversity in Animation scholarship program
The Jam Filled Diversity in Animation scholarship program was launched last year for students who identify as diverse and were entering the second year of an animation program at Algonquin College, Sheridan College, Seneca College, Nova Scotia Community College, Centennial College and Durham College.