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Bookshelf to Big Screen Scholarship

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1 winner$1,000
Application Deadline
Feb 28, 2025
Winners Announced
Mar 31, 2025
Education Level
Recent scholarship winners

Let’s dive into the world where iconic tales leap from the page to the big screen. This scholarship is about celebrating those unforgettable book-to-film adaptations that have left a lasting impression on people worldwide. Some of our fan favorites from the community include The Lord of the Rings, Hunger Games, Twilight, Harry Potter, and many more. Now, we're turning the spotlight to you: what's your favorite adaptation, and why does it stand out? Whatever your favorite is, we want to hear about it! Share why this adaptation resonates with you and why it was special to you. 

We are excited to roll out the red carpet for the Bookshelf to Big Screen Scholarship. Grab your popcorn, and talk about that one adaptation that stole your heart. This scholarship is for anyone who’s ever lost themselves in a story and felt the magic of movies and books. It’s open to all demographics and education levels. And while you’re here, don’t forget to check out our Netflix and Scholarships opportunity. 

In your response, you get to call the shots. Here are some things you can consider. 

  1. How did the movie change how you see both mediums (film and book)? 
  2. What elements left you speechless? Highlight how the movie mimicked the book and elevated it, infusing new life and perspective. 
  3. Was it the cast's performance that brought the characters to their full realization, or perhaps the director's unique vision? Share the details that made it sparkle. 

This scholarship has a rolling deadline, but here’s the inside scoop – the earlier you apply, the better your chances of winning. So, why wait? Apply now.

Selection Criteria:
Ambition, Drive, Impact
Rolling Deadline. This scholarship has rolling monthly application deadlines. Students applying earlier will have a greater chance of winning. It'll be awarded on March 31, 2025.
Published February 26, 2024
Essay Topic

Share why your favorite book-to-film adaptation is special to you and how it bridged the gap between reading and viewing experiences.

400–600 words


When is the scholarship application deadline?

The application deadline is Feb 28, 2025. Winners will be announced on Mar 31, 2025.