Screen Media Scholarship

Screen Media Scholarship

CMAA offers Screen Media Scholarships to reward emerging talent and industry professionals

Christian Media & Arts Australia offer a number of Screen Media Scholarships each year in 2 categories

• Emerging Talent Scholarship (under 35 years)

• Industry Professional Scholarship

Scholarship Prize

The Scholarship includes A$1500 toward airfares plus accommodation for 3 days / 2 nights in Los Angeles, and meetings with industry professionals.

The Scholarship is convened in the USA by Co-Founder & Vice President of Cooke Pictures, Kathleen Cooke. Kathleen works with scholarship recipients to coordinate unique meetings and gatherings with industry professionals in Hollywood. This is truly a 'money can’t buy experience'.

Your USA Host: Kathleen Cooke

Kathleen is an award-winning actress who casts the media projects for Cooke Pictures and is a key creative leader. She’s a national speaker and adjunct professor focusing on developing entertainment internship programs for various universities.

Kathleen is on the advisory board for the Hollywood Prayer Network and is the director for the West Coast/Hollywood Chapter of Christian Women In Media Association.

What Prize Winners Say...

“The scholarship enabled me to have coffee and alfresco prayer with the head of the Hollywood Prayer Network and to further my career with meeting casting directors and agents. Los Angeles is pregnant with revelation coming in the light of pixels on giant screens, in the palm of our hands and in the lounges of our homes. I am so incredibly grateful!”
Danielle Brewer 2015 scholarship recipient.

"I am incredibly grateful for the Screen Media Scholarship, and the opportunities it afforded me…I was given opportunities to meet with experienced and connected leaders in Hollywood.  I felt lifted up in my craft, and challenged in my walk."
Anna McGahan – 2015 scholarship recipient.

Conditions of Entry

Potential scholarship applicants will need to be available for travel between June-August, exact dates will be confirmed with the winner of each category. Winners will receive a travel allowance of $1,500 AUD for flights and will book these to meet their Los Angeles schedule.

Applicants must have a valid Australian passport and will be responsible for obtaining any necessary Visas and Travel Insurance.

Meals and transfers/ground travel are not included in the prize package.

The Scholarship Selection Panel will assess the applications and select Scholarship Winners. The Judges' decision will be final and no correspondence entered into.

*Applications are currently closed*

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