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The Jump Cutters Production Fellowship


The Jump Cutters Production Fellowship is made possible thanks to a generous donation to the UCSD Department of Communication by Alumni Todd and Katherine Lehr.

Fellowships are for Senior Communication students who have demonstrated potential in production, and have a future project in mind (including, but not limited to, a film, podcast, or photography project). Awards may range between $500 - $3,000, and can be used to cover the cost of a specific camera, a software package, or other creative use.

2024 Fellowship Application: LINK

Deadline: Sunday, May 5, 2024

Applications will be reviewed by the Jump Cutters Production Fellowship Committee, with awards to be announced by the end of Spring Quarter 2024.

Fellowship recipients will be required to submit their final production project (to be completed within one year) to the Department of Communication, which will be published on the department's website. Recipients may also be asked to publicly screen, play or exhibit their work at a departmental event.

If you have any questions, please email the Communication Department Advising Office at