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SULA Semester Students Receive Scholarship Funding
Six seniors participating in the Syracuse University Los Angeles Semester program have won scholarships.
Winners of the Jack Oakie & Victoria Horne Oakie Scholarships include Maggie Applegate, a student in the Newhouse School’s television, radio and film (TRF) program from Winfield, N.Y.; Mack Bleach, a TRF student from Sherman Oaks, Calif.; Matt Fernandes, a TRF student from Milpitas, Calif.; Dan Grove, a TRF student from Lancaster, Pa.; and Sara Shelton, a student in the College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA)’s Bandier Program from Kingston, Mass. The merit-based scholarships are funded by the Oakie Charitable Foundation and provide financial support for outstanding undergraduate students who are accepted to participate in the SULA Semester.
Christian Green, a student in VPA’s film program, is the winner of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Film Internship Grant. The grant provides financial support for a student who is seeking an internship involving some aspect of theatrical motion picture production. Green is interning at Filmworks/FX, where he is working on visual effects and 3D modeling for several feature films under development at the company.
The SULA Semester is a satellite campus program that allows students from the Newhouse School and VPA to spend a semester studying and interning in Los Angeles. For more information, see http://lasemester.syr.edu.