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New York Film Academy

Brett Ratner Grant Program



Through the generosity of Brett Ratner, the New York Film Academy is able to offer a limited number (50) of grants of up to $15,000 tuition grants. this applies to one-year, two-year and MFA programs. To qualify, applicants must show a credible need for financial assistance through documentation (i.e., parents income tax, if independent). Additionally, applicants must submit a Personla Statement explaining why they would like to attend the New York Film Academy

Levels of Study:Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Nationality:Any Region

Award Information

Award Type: Grant
Average Amount:$10,000
Number of Awards:50
Award Coverage:Tuition, divided evenly by semester
Award Duration:Up to 2 years


  • Brett Ratner Grants are for one- and two-year progarms and MFA programs only and cannot be applied to short term workshops.
  • Grants may be applied to flimmaking, actor for film, producing, screenwriting, animation, broadcast journalism and Documentary filmmarking programs.


  • Award Deadline:Quarterly
  • Instructions:Complete information, grant application and instructions canbe accessed at the website.


New York Film Academy
Director of Financial Aid
100 East 17th Street
New York, NY 10003
: +1 (212) 674-4300
: +1 (212) 477-1414

Enquiry form for Scholarship Programs