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2017 Faculty Grant Program Now Accepting Applications

Deadline to apply for the 2017 Faculty Grant program from ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum is February 6.

BURBANK, CA -- ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum are accepting applications for the 2017 Faculty Grant program. The Faculty Grant program is designed to provide support for individuals or groups with reasonable expenditures associated with research, scholarly activity or creative projects in the field of animation. The deadline to apply is Monday, February 6 at 12:00 p.m. 

“I am so thrilled that ASIFA Hollywood's board of directors has allocated funding for these faculty grants,” said Aubry Mintz, AEF chairman. “The faculty grants are open to animation faculty around the world to help with their creative, scholarly and research initiatives. The AEF steering committee was proud to offer scholarships to students in the past, and now that we are able to help out our fellow animation faculty, it’s the icing on the cake."

All ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum members are eligible for Faculty Grants. To become an AEF member, send an email to (link sends e-mail) to request membership. There is no cost to become a member, but please include your resume or bio as proof of your full time or adjunct faculty status.

Expenditures must occur for the year running from 2017 to 2018. Awards will range from US $1,000 to a maximum of US $5,000 per recipient.

To apply, go to and attach your proposal and supporting documents. Applications must be submitted online before Monday, February 6, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. Recipients will be announced before April 10, 2017.

Source: ASIFA-Hollywood