2021 L-MAS Student Awards

The Latino Media Arts & Studies (L-MAS) Program announces the 2021 L-MAS Student Awards

L-MAS is offering cash prizes for student work related to LatinX subjects—$500 for first place winners and $100 for honorable mentions in each of five categories.

QUALIFYING CATEGORIES Student submissions are invited in the following categories:

UNDERGRADUATE (Note: Undergraduate submissions will be judged by graduate students, staff, and faculty affiliated with L-MAS.)

· Undergraduate Paper or Research-based Project in Latinx Media Studies

· Undergraduate Film or Episodic Content Focused on Latinx Subjects

· Undergraduate Honors Theses (NEW CATEGORY!)

GRADUATE

(Note: Graduate submissions will be judged by faculty and staff affiliated with Latino Media Arts and Studies (L-MAS).

· Graduate Paper or Research-based Project in Latinx Media Studies

· Graduate Film or Episodic Content Focused on Latinx Subjects

MORE DETAILS ON QUALIFYING

  • “Latinx” media studies and subjects will be interpreted broadly to include a U.S. Latina/o/x and/or Latin American focus.

  • Various types of academic writing are eligible.

  • Film and media submissions can be narrative or documentary, short or feature length.

  • All submissions must be produced while a student at UT-Austin.

HOW TO APPLY