Forms for Cinema Studies undergraduate courses and scholarships requiring application are posted here for each upcoming academic sesson.

CIN490Y1Y; CIN491H1F; CIN492H1S

Independent research projects are devised by students, supervised by Cinema Study faculty, and open to Specialist and Major students in the Cinema Studies program. Students must enlist a Cinema Studies faculty to serve as supervisor, and speak with the Undergraduate Coordinator before applying.


The deadlines to apply for Independent Studies are:

  • May 1, 2021 for Fall 2021 course
  • November 1, 2021 for Winter 2022 course
  • April 1, 2022 for Summer 2022 course.

2021/2022 Independent Study Application Form (After submitting the form, students must email their one-page proposal to


Established in 1985, this $10,000 award recognizes an outstanding University of Toronto student graduating or has graduated within the last year with a Specialist or Major in Cinema Studies, and is proceeding to further study in film and/or related media. For more information about the Fellowship, please visit Awards and Scholarships.


Next deadline will be in May 2022.