EA Teen Animation Scholarship

EA Animation Scholarship 2023

In this 15-week program, students learn the methods, techniques, and technologies used in animation and have the rare opportunity to learn from experienced industry professionals and hear from guest EA lecturers. These leaders share their knowledge and provide project mentorship as well as technique and skill development. Participants with a passion for animation, a talent for storytelling, and a commitment to the program will be able to develop a strong portfolio project perfect for post-secondary school applications. The program concludes with a showcase of student work.

2023 Program Details

  • Full scholarship available for artists ages 15-19
  • 15-weeks, 2023 dates February 5 to June 4, 2023, Sundays 1:30-3:30pm
  • Concludes with a showcase of work in June 2023
  • Applications and portfolios deadline: Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Scholarship value: $700
Fee: Paid by full scholarship

This program is generously supported by:

Logo for Electronic Arts


Applications for 2023 are closed.

Applications must be submitted to submissions@artsumbrella.com

Our 2023 application process will include:

  1. Three examples (limited to 3 minutes as shareable links through YouTube or Vimeo) of your best Animation or Multi-media work that exhibit your level of computer skills. Please test the link before you share.
  2. 5 – 7 images (saved as a JPEG and no larger than 1MB each) that show the full span of your creativity and storyboarding (a sequence of drawings, typically with some directions and dialogue, representing the shots planned for a movie, animation or television production).
  3. A completed Application Form (download).
  4. A Letter of Interest describing your interest in the program, what you would gain from this scholarship and your commitment to actively participate for the duration of the program. Include a brief statement about your work and current artistic practice. Please ensure your letter is 500 words max.
More information

Please contact:
Jesse Wardell, Coordinator, Art & Design

2022 Student Reel

2022 EA Animation Showcase from Arts Umbrella on Vimeo.

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