Charles & Lucille King Family Foundation – Undergraduate Scholarship Awards

The Charles & Lucille King Family Foundation was established to support individuals, institutions, and organizations committed to educational excellence and professional development. In addition to the Foundation’s grant and scholarship program, the Foundation also provides support to various public and private charities and is active in supporting multiple media-related educational programs.

This Undergraduate Scholarship Award is given to outstanding junior and senior students studying television and film production and who demonstrate financial need, academic excellence, and professional potential.


Award Information:

Amount: $3,500 per academic year
Number of Scholarship Awards: Up to 2 students will receive this scholarship each year
Start of Application Period: September 1; Annually
Deadline: March 15; Annually
GPA: Check the official website for more details
Major: Television and Film
Eligible Students: College Undergraduates

Additional Requirements:

– Must be a college junior or senior at the time of application
– Must be enrolled in an accredited 4-year, degree-granting college or university in the U.S.
– You don’t have to be a U.S. citizen to participate in this program

Application Process:

1. Download the scholarship application form from the King Foundation website or try asking for one from your faculty or financial aid office. A copy of the application form can also be directly requested from:

Charles & Lucille King Family Foundation
c/o Charles Brucia & Co.
A division of J.H. Cohn LLP
1212 Avenue of the Americas, 7th Floor,
New York, NY 10036
Phone: (212) 682-2913
Email: [email protected]

2. Fill out the application form by answering the following sections: Applicant’s Educational Information; Institutional Information; Family Financial Information (optional); Applicant’s Financial Information; Awards, Activities, and Media Employment.

3. On a separate sheet, type a personal statement of no more than 2 pages which describes your goals and why you feel that furthering your education will help you accomplish these goals.

4. Provide at least three (3) letters of recommendation/support – One of the letters must come from your academic advisor, major professor, or other school official.

5. Include an official copy of your most recent transcript in an envelope.

6. Place all application requirements in an envelope and mail to:

Mr. Michael Donovan, Educational Director
Charles & Lucille King Family Foundation
1212 Avenue of the Americas, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10036

Application Checklist:

Applicants must mail the following documents as a single package to be considered:

• Completed application form
• Personal statement
• Letters of recommendation
• Official transcript

Renewal Guidelines:

Junior scholar recipients will automatically be eligible for a scholarship in the same amount for their senior year. To qualify for a renewal, scholars must maintain a minimum of “B” average. Scholars are required to provide an official copy of their transcript no later than June 30 to verify their GPA.

Other King Family Foundation Scholarship Programs:

• The King Family Foundation/NYU Heinemann Award
• The King Family Foundation/USC Post Production Award
• The King Family Foundation/UCLA Post Production Award
• The Michael Collyer Memorial Fellowship in Screenwriting

Contact Information:

The Charles & Lucille King Family Foundation
1212 Avenue of the Americas, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10036
Email: [email protected]