The June 1, 2017 "Aspiring Animation Professional" Scholarship Program

"Aspiring Animation Professional" Scholarship Program

ACR is proud to announce our sixth annual "Aspiring Animation Professional" Scholarship Program. Our goal for this program is twofold:

  • To promote animation and its related fields as a career path for young people
  • To encourage aspiring animation professionals to research and understand what a career in animation requires.

Our program offers a scholarship opportunity to high school seniors in the US. 

Scholarships will be awarded to a high school senior who:

  • Intends to pursue an animation related field at an accredited post-secondary school or college.
  • Has a demonstrable record of academic success.
  • Has a passion and drive for an animation and/or design related career.  

Selection Criteria

  • Scholarships may be used at any accredited post-secondary school or college.
  • Selection is based on the students high school academic performance combined with the student's application essay. 
  • Selection is determined by the staff.
  • Scholarship is a one-year non-renewable scholarship.
  • Application and essay are submitted online at
  • A single $1000 scholarship will be awarded.


The scholarship is limited to high school seniors in the US pursuing an animation related degree program at an accredited post-secondary school or college.

Application Deadline: 

Deadline for applications is June 1, 2017. Scholarship winners will be announced in July 2017 and the scholarships paid in August, 2017. 

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