In celebration of her 10th anniversary, High Definition Film Academy is awarding over 10 million naira (N10,000,000) worth of Tuition Scholarship to emerging filmmakers and actors who are interested in studying at the academy for the 2021 academic session. The scholarship award will cover 10 full tuition scholarships and 40 part tuition scholarships.

The scholarship award will be given across two batches, MAY and SEPTEMBER 2021. Each batch has slots for 5 Full Tuition Scholarship and 20 part tuition scholarship. 1 Full tuition and 4 Part tuition scholarship applies to each of the 5 main courses offered at the academy. The Courses covered under this scholarship scheme include:

  • Screenwriting
  • Acting
  • Cinematography
  • Directing
  • Editing

All scholarship are for a 3-6 months course program at the academy.
Below is a schedule for the Scholarship Scheme:


(5 Full Tuition & 20 Part Tuition Scholarship)
Entry Application: Feb 22- Mar 20, 2021
Finalist Announcement: March 27, 2021.
Winner Announcement (Raffle draw): April 3, 2021.


(5 Full Tuition & 20 Part Tuition Scholarship)
Entry Application: June 28- Jul 17, 2021
Finalist Announcement: July 24, 2021.
Winner Announcement (Raffle draw): July 31, 2021.


  1. To apply for scholarship, you must have applied to the academy by filling the online application form and pay the academy’s application fee of N10,000. (PLS NOTE: Applications fees are non-refundable).
  2. Fill the SCHOLARSHIP application form. Click HERE to fill scholarship form
  3. Submit a showreel of your work (what you can do).

– WRITERS: A 3 page script
– ACTORS- 2 minutes monologue

– FILMMAKERS (cinematographer, director, editor): 1-2 minutes film


  • TOP 25: Top 5 applications in each category based on performance, 25 persons in all, will be selected as finalists by the academy board. All selected 25 persons have automatic Part Tuition scholarship (30% discount on tuition) to study any course of their choice at the academy for 3 months.
  • 5 WINNERS (RAFFLE DRAW): A LIVE Raffle Draw will select winners/awardees for each category, 5 winners in total for each batch. All 5 winners will receive a Full Tuition Scholarship to study a course of their choice at the academy for 3 months.(Pls Note: Scholarship covers Full Tuition cost of studying at the academy, and nothing more).For further enquiries:
    Contact High Definition Film Studio via
    TEL/WHATSAPP: 08161704676
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