VFS Women in Technology Scholarships

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Student must be accepted into a VFS program by no later than April 21st, 2017 to be considered for scholarships

Vancouver Film School has set up 2 Women in Tech Entrance Scholarship to a female student who meets the following criteria:

  • Student must be accepted (or has applied) the relevant VFS program within one calendar year of graduating from Sisler High School before receiving scholarship,
  • Student must apply for scholarship,
  • Sisler staff to select the successful candidates,
  • Sisler staff will consult with VFS Educational Administration and Admission in the awarding of the scholarships
  • VFS reserves the right to review and approve scholarship winners based on the mutually agreed upon criteria.
  • Female Student who has the highest average grade from the courses from 9-12 in the listed course pathway from section F of the MOU, (note: and/or satisfies the criteria determined by the scholarship selection committee.)

Tuition reduction can be applied directly to the total VFS tuition in an academic year for the following programs:

  • 3D Animation and Visual Effects
  • Game Design
  • Programming for Games, Web and Mobile
  • Digital Design
  • Sound Design

The “VFS Women in Tech” Scholarships will be awarded by a Selection Committee, comprising of 2 faculty members from Sisler High School and 1 member from the VFS Admissions team. The Selection Committee will assess submissions based on students’ demonstrated academic excellence and future potential as a media professional. Sisler will consult with VFS Educational Administration and Admission in the awarding of the “VFS Women in Acting” Scholarships each year.  VFS reserves the right to review and approve scholarship winners based on the mutually agreed upon criteria.

NOTE:

  • The Women in Tech Scholarship is a cumulative award and can be combined with the Merit-based Scholarships offered at VFS.
  • The Women in Tech Scholarship cannot be combined with an Excellence in Media or Horizon scholarship. 
  • The program start date for Scholarship recipients is subject to seat availability during the 6 or 3 term intake of the desired program.

Application:

SISLER HIGH SCHOOL’S FILM PATHWAY to:

SISLER HIGH SCHOOL COURSE SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT
Grade 9 80% -89% 90% -95% 96% -100%
Exploration of IDM $100 $150 $200
Art &/or Drama $100 $150 $200
Grade 10
Intro to Digital Film $100 $150 $200
Art &/or Drama $100 $150 $200
Grade 11
2D Animation $200 $250 $300
Intro to Asset Creation $200 $250 $300
Advanced Movie Making $200 $250 $300
Art &/or Drama $200 $250 $300
Grade 12
Art &/or Drama $250 $300 $350
IDM Project Management $250 $300 $350
Futures in IDM $250 $300 $350
Advanced Asset Creation $250 $300 $350

SISLER HIGH SCHOOL’S GAME DESIGN PATHWAY to:

SISLER HIGH SCHOOL COURSE SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT
Grade 9 80% -89% 90% -95% 96% -100%
Exploration of IDM Design $100 $150 $200
Art $100 $150 $200
Grade 10
Introduction to IDM Design $100 $150 $200
Art $100 $150 $200
Grade 11
2D Animation $200 $250 $300
Introduction to Asset Creation $200 $250 $300
Introduction to IDM coding $200 $250 $300
Art $200 $250 $300
Intermediate IDM Design $200 $250 $300
Grade 12
Art $250 $300 $350
IDM Project Management $250 $300 $350
Futures in IDM $250 $300 $350
Advanced Asset Creation $250 $300 $350
Advanced IDM coding $200 $250 $300

SISLER HIGH SCHOOL’S ANIMATION PATHWAY to:

SISLER HIGH SCHOOL COURSE SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT
Grade 9 80% -89% 90% – 95% 96% -100%
Exploration of IDM Design $100 $150 $200
Art &/or Drama $100 $150 $200
Grade 10
Introduction to IDM Design $100 $150 $200
Art &/or Drama $100 $150 $200
Grade 11
2D Animation $200 $250 $300
Introduction to Asset Creation $200 $250 $300
Advanced Movie Making $200 $250 $300
Art &/or Drama $200 $250 $300
Intermediate IDM Design $200 $250 $300
Grade 12
Art &/or Drama $250 $300 $350
IDM Project Management $250 $300 $350
Futures in IDM $250 $300 $350
Advanced Asset Creation $250 $300 $350