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Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting

Sponsored by: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Original script of a sole author or of exactly two collaborative authors is required. Entries must have been written originally in English. Adaptations and translated scripts are not eligible.


Application Deadline May 1
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Fellowship
Number of Applications 6730
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no



Max $35,000


Max 5

Contact Information

Joan Wai
Program Manager
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
1313 Vine Street
Hollywood, CA 90028 United States

Phone: (310) 247-3010

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