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YMA puts out call for Andra Sheffer scholarship

The organization is looking for a Canadian university or college student who shows talent and passion for creating innovative children's content.
August 19, 2021

The Youth Media Alliance has put out a call for entries for its Andra Sheffer Scholarship. One university or college student who is planning to pursue a career in children’s TV or digital media production will be selected. The YMA is looking for someone who shows talent and passion for creating innovative kids content.

The award includes a pass to Kidscreen Summit in Miami and the Banff World Media Festival in Alberta, as well as US$3,120 (CAD$4000) to cover travel costs. It also includes a year’s worth of mentorship resources from YMA staff, board of directors and kids¬†industry stakeholders.

More information about the application process can be found here. The deadline is October 1.

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Alexandra Whyte is Kidscreen's News & Social Media Editor. Contact her at awhyte@brunico.com

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