Scholarship Overview

The Madison Cinema Studies Scholarship is endowed by the late Hollywood screenwriter Don Rhymer and his wife Kate, both JMU alumni. The award is based on academic performance and possibly financial need. 

The scholarship, which is $1,800 on average, is awarded to a rising junior or rising senior in the Digital Video and Cinema concentration.

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Annual award amount

Eligibility Criteria
Junior   Senior  

Minimum 2.75

Special application requirements

Students do not have to demonstrate financial need, but if they want their need considered a FAFSA form must be submitted AT LEAST TWO WEEKS before the application deadline. See

24:00 AM Sunday, March 1, 2020

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