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The Susan Pigott Fellowship was established for the purpose of encouraging and rewarding an Undergraduate or Graduate student enrolled in Concordia University’s Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. This award is for Indigenous candidates who are also residents of Canada.

Daniel Briere, Wolastoqewiyik

Daniel Briere, 2014 & 2015 Prize Winner filming Wolastoqewiyik (people of the beautiful river), 2006

Since September 2016, the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema at Concordia University has provided fellowships for students entering either a BFA program in Film Production or Film Animation, or the MFA in Cinematic Arts.

The fellowship is worth up to $10,000 per year and is renewable for up to three years of full-time study (four years for students entering a 120-credit BFA program).

Application deadline and details for 2023-24 coming soon.

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