The International Ocean Film Festival, formerly the San Francisco Ocean Film Festival, is a film festival held in San Francisco, USA, that features films about marine life, the ocean, coastal cultures, and conservation.

Scholarship Description:

  • Applications Deadline: Application Closed.
  • Course Level: The scholarship is open to middle school and high school students (grades 6 through 12).
  • Study Subject: The scholarship will be awarded in all subjects.
  • Scholarship Award: The three top winners in each category — middle school and high school — will be eligible to win cash prizes up to $500. The top finalists in each category will have their films presented on the big screen during the SFC Program on Sunday.
  • Nationality: Internationally
  • Number of Scholarships: Not Known
  • Scholarship can be taken in the USA

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

To be eligible, the applicants must be following all the given criteria:

  • Eligible Countries: Scholarships are available to students from all around the world.
  • Entrance Requirements: The SFC is open to middle school and high school students (grades 6 through 12) from around the world.
  • Films must be five minutes or less in duration, and touch upon some subject matter regarding the ocean.
  • Open to middle school and high school students around the world, the SFC is a way for students to tell their stories about the ocean and explore the exciting world of film making.

Application Procedure:

  • The rules are easy and straightforward:
    • All films must be about the ocean
    • All films must be less than 5 minutes in length
    • Films must be made entirely by an individual student or a group of students
  • Films must be five minutes or less, and touch upon at least one of these ocean-related topics:
    • Ocean Environments
    • Ocean wildlife
    • Ocean science
    • Ocean cultures
    • National Marine Sanctuaries
    • Ocean sports
    • Ocean industries
    • Ocean history
    • Ocean conservation issues including climate change, pollution, overfishing, marine debris.

To apply for the scholarship, the applicants must submit an online application through the given link:

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