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Teletoon's Animation Scholarship Award Competition

Teletoon, Canada's all-animation channel, is holding their second annual Animation Scholarship Award Competition, recognizing the efforts and financial needs of young Canadian art students. A total of C$29,000 will be divided between 10 talented students with the prize amounts ranging from $1,500 to $5,000. The scholarship is separated into three categories: Entrance Scholarship (for high school students moving on to an animation program), Continuing Education Scholarship (for students pursuing their animation studies) and Most Promising Student Scholarship (for students graduating from an animation program); in addition to a Grand Prize for one student whose overall commitment, creativity and passion for animation is exemplary. The submitted portfolios and reels will be judged by an advisory committee comprised of Canadian animation educators and industry professionals. The submission deadline is 5 p.m., Friday, May 14th. Canadian animation instructors can e-mail for additional information or to obtain an entry form and regulations.