The Winnipeg Film Group's Aboriginal Student Bursary Fund is a program designed to assist aspiring Manitoba Aboriginal filmmakers of all ages in furthering their knowledge of the art of filmmaking.
Through this program candidates are encouraged to apply for a space in a WFG workshop of their choice with each bursary awarded on an individual per workshop basis.
Bursaries are available to candidates of all ages
Candidates apply to attend an "in-house" WFG workshop of their choice*
A bursary also includes a one year WFG General User membership , with the exception of the Basic Filmmaking Workshop which includes a one-year Basic User membership**
Candidates may apply to multiple workshop offerings throughout the year; however will not be awarded a bursary for the same workshop twice.
Bursaries will be awarded with priority given to applicants who have not previously received a bursary from WFG.
$5,000 in bursaries are available annually and will be awarded throughout the year.
Application process will also include a scheduled meeting with the Training Coordinator.
Aboriginal peoples, for the purposes of this program, include Status, Non-Status, Métis and Inuit people.
*Bursaries are available to most WFG workshops however not all workshops can always be included in the bursary program. Before applying please check with the Training Coordinator for bursary availability.
**Selected candidates will be awarded only one WFG membership per year. Awarded memberships cannot be accumulated or transferred.
For complete details check out the Winnipeg Film Group's website