The Student Academy Awards are divided into five categories: Alternative, Animation, Narrative, Documentary and Foreign Student Film.
The competition is open to full-time college and university students whose films are made within a film program or class at their respective schools. In the Foreign Student Film category, entries are accepted only from full-time college and university students attending schools that are members of the international film school organization CILECT.
The 39th Annual Student Academy Awards presentation will be held on June 9, 2012 at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal awards will be presented, along with cash prizes to student filmmakers.
The rules and online application forms are available here.