Award recipients are required to major in English. They will also participate in community outreach projects and campus literary events.

What to Submit

  • a one-page letter explaining why you are interested in the program and what skills or interest you would offer Bucknell's film community
  • a teacher recommendation that discusses your film/media and creative abilities
  • a sample film analysis (or analysis or other visual media) that demonstrates critical thinking skills: please do not submit film reviews or sample screenplays (1,500-2,000 words, double-spaced, 12 pt font)

OR

  • a demo reel (no more than 4 minutes) highlighting creative film/media/visual media production work. You may submit a video file or a link to your demo reels from a popular video sharing website such as YouTube or Vimeo.

Send materials by Nov. 15 (Early Decision I candidates) or Jan. 15 (Regular Decision and Early Decision II candidates); using SlideRoom.

What to Expect at the On-Campus Competition

  • individual conversations with faculty from the Department of English.
  • lunch with current merit scholars and tours of the department, including the Stadler Center for Poetry, Willard Smith Library, and the film production lab.
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