Featured Fellow: Bethynia Cardenas
Javits Fellowship in Cinema
Hispanic Scholarship Fund/McNamara Creative Arts Grant Recipient
Bethynia Cardenas actively pursued funding for her graduate studies in cinema as well as her thesis film. She was awarded a Javits Fellowship to complete her MFA; an Hispanic Scholarship Fund grant provided substantial funding for filming in Mexico.
Bethynia’s personal accounts of applying for and winning the Javits Fellowship and the HSF/McNamara Creative Arts Grant provide insights into the fellowship application process and the benefits of these award programs. Thank you, Bethynia!
Read Bethynia’s account of applying for the Javits and the effect of the award on her work.
Read about Beythnia’s experience filming Noche sin Luna , in Mexico with the help of an HSP Creative Arts Grant.