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Netflix First Nations Scholarship

Netflix First Nations Scholarships are awarded on the basis of creative excellence. The scholarships are intended to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students with the full cost of course fees, plus contribution towards travel, accommodation and living expenses. AFTRS encourages and welcomes First Nations applicants with intersectional backgrounds, including but not limited to gender identity, people with a disability or people of the LGBTQIA+ community. The scholarships are made available via the Netflix Indigenous Scholarship Fund.

Netflix First Nations Scholarships are available for AFTRS’ Master of Arts Screen and Master of Arts Screen: Business (full-time, over one year).

We are now accepting applications for the 2023 intake. To apply, complete the online application form and submit supporting documents by the following dates –

  • Master of Arts Screen: Business – Tuesday 15 November 2022
  • Master of Arts Screen – applications closed for 2023

Scholarship applications are separate from course applications. You will need to submit applications for both. Get more information on how to apply here.

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Offered full and part-time with flexible teaching formats and study patterns, this is a transformational program designed for mid-career professionals from all aspects of the screen media sector.

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The Master of Arts Screen is a hands-on transformative learning experience. This two-year, full-time degree is designed to empower and enable future creative leaders of the screen industry and fast-track their careers.

Offered in 9 disciplines (Directing, Producing, Screenwriting, Cinematography, Editing, Production Design, Sound Design, Music, Documentary), the program includes shared subjects in screen studies, research and development, deep discipline learning and cross-disciplinary projects to allow students to develop a dynamic and multi-faceted skill set. An ongoing cycle of practical collaborations enables students to hone their skills, apply creative thinking to real-world scenarios and develop life-long partnerships.

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