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Master of Digital Media Venture Internship Award

The Master of Digital Media Venture Internship Award is an achievement award for graduate students of the Master of Digital Media program who are pursuing a venture internship to build a new company. The award is intended to help defray costs while creating a new business venture.

Terms of Reference

A scholarship valued at $2,000 is available annually in the second Fall term to students who fulfill the following criteria: 

  • Admitted into the Master of Digital Media program and in good academic standing.
  • Registered in either DMED 530 or DMED 531.
  • Pursuing a venture internship.
  • Has a viable, approved proposal to build a business.

Awards will be granted based on the following criteria:

  • Viability of business proposal in 4 to 8 month timeline.
  • Relevant academic, professional and volunteer achievements.
  • Proposed use of the award.

If a suitable candidate is not identified, the award may be awarded in a subsequent term.

Documentation Requirements

Applicants must submit the following documentation in order to be considered:

  • A copy of the applicant’s most recent transcript (unofficial transcript is acceptable).
  • Applicant’s CV, outlining academic, professional and volunteer experience.
  • Two-page description (per team) of the proposed business, budget (travel and living costs, etc.) and any other relevant information that will aid the Committee in its decision.

Please note:

  • Only applicants admitted into the program should apply for this scholarship.