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Providence, RI 02903 USA
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Newport, RI 02840 USA

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Newport, RI 02840 USA



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The James L. Seavor Scholarship Fund

New for 2019



• "Make a Donation" Form

• Read the News Release About the First Award Winner - Coming




As part of its onhgoing support for education and the arts, the Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) is proud to announce the James L. Seavor Scholarship Fund. The Scholarship is geared specifically for students at studying journalism and/or creative writing. It is open to young scholars who are attending Rhode Island institutions of higher education.


Applications are now being accepted and have a Saturday, June 19, 2019 extended deadline. The Scholarship finalists will be introduced on August 6th at The Vets during the Festival’s Opening Night Gala with an award winner announcement on Sunday, August 11th at the Annual Filmmaker's Award Ceremony.


Named after long-time Flickers' friend and supporter, James L. Seavor, the scholarship pays recognition to his career as a journalist, creative writer and radio personality. The annual award is for $1,000 and will be presented without restrictions, allowing the winner to use the money as they see fit for their education.


• The Downloadable Scholarship Application can be found by clicking here •



• Deadline for the application and all support materials is: June 29, 2019.


• The $1,000.00 Jim L. Seavor Scholarship will be awarded to a Rhode Island student who has been enrolled at a Rhode Island institution of higher education, or any student already in college who is in rising sophomore, junior, or senior standing.


• He/she excels in an area or areas of the writing including but not limited to: journalism, creative writing, broadcast journalism, multimedia, and film. Other “sub-genres” may also be considered.


• The Writing applicant must have been accepted to a post-secondary arts program in one of the areas outlined above.



Questions or you would like to make a donation? Contact us at

Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival

Seavor Scholarship Fund

PO Box 162 • Newport, RI 02840 (United States)
Entry Street Address: 36 Rhode Island Avenue • Newport, RI 02840

Office: 83 Park Street, Suite 5, Providence, RI 02903
Tel/Fax: (401) 861-4445/490-6735

E-mail: info@film-festival.org


• The Downloadable Scholarship Application can be found by clicking here •




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