Ryerson School of Image Arts – F+PPCM: New BIPOC Award
The Film + Photography Preservation and Collections Management (F+PPCM) Scholarship for BIPOC Students aims to address the social, cultural and economic difficulties BIPOC students encounter when they undertake graduate studies.
Designated for a BIPOC student accepted into the F+PPCM program at Ryerson University, the scholarship will support academic excellence and demonstrated financial need.
The scholarship’s value is $22,000 per year and is attached to a special mentorship program. It is open to both domestic and international students.
Ryerson’s Film+Photography Preservation and Collections Management program provides students with a two-year comprehensive education in the theory, history practice and methods of still and moving image preservation. The only program of its kind in the world, F+PPCM offers a professional curriculum developed and delivered by a range of specialists, from historians and practitioners of photo- and film-based media to museum, library and archive professionals.
The program includes a required internship and second-year residency at a growing list of local, national and international partner institutions, including Art Gallery of Ontario and Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto; Cinémathèque Québécoise in Montreal; EYE Filmmuseum in Amsterdam; the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London (UK), among others. Research and Graduate Assistant opportunities are available in both streams.
- A four-year honours Bachelor degree, or equivalent
- Minimum GPA of 3.0 (B) or equivalent in the final half of the program
- Statement of Interest
- Resume / CV
- Letters of Recommendation