Student Recognition Award Eligibility and Criteria



CAS Student Recognition Award

CAS will begin accepting applications Monday August 1, 2016. All applications must be completed and submitted online no later than Saturday, October 15, 2016 Tuesday, November 15, 2016. The CAS Student Recognition award will be announced at the 53rd CAS Awards on February 18, 2017.


Students (graduate or undergraduate) in good standing at an accredited 4 year, degree granting college or university during any school term between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2016 are eligible to apply. Students at US or international colleges and universities are eligible, provided the institution is accredited. All application materials must be submitted in English. Student applications must be accompanied by a recommendation from a professor or instructor.

Completed applications must be submitted online no later than Saturday, October 15, 2016 Tuesday, November 15, 2016. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

Selection Criteria

The CAS Student Recognition Award is given to an individual student based on the recommendation of an instructor or professor at the student’s college or university; and on the student’s accomplishments, enthusiasm, and demonstrated potential in the field of sound mixing and/or sound recording for film and television. It is not an award of excellence based on a specific student project.

Application Requirements

1. Students must submit the following materials online:

A. Unofficial transcript. (Please highlight and explain relevant coursework.)
B. List of projects in which you were the primary person responsible for production and/or post-production sound mixing.
C. Once you have completed your portion of the application, a link will then be provided for you to give to your professor.
D. Shortly after submitting your application and documents, we will send you an email confirmation that it has been received.

Finalists will be asked to submit a 2 minute example of their work and an informal introductory video, 3 minutes or under.

Applications must be submitted online no later than Saturday, October 15, 2016 Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 11:59 pm PST. Incomplete applications cannot be considered.

Additional Information

• The CAS Student Recognition Award will be announced and presented at the 2017 CAS Awards Dinner. Five finalists will be invited to attend the Awards Dinner as guests of CAS. Any related travel expenses are the responsibility of the student nominees.
• $2,500 will be awarded to the selected student. Any related tax liability is the responsibility of the student.

Student Recognition Award Application



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