Andre A. Blay Film Scholarship
Andre Blay, known as “The Father of Home Video” was born in Mt. Clemens, Michigan, and received his bachelor’s in 1959 and MBA in 1970, both from Michigan State University. In 1969, he founded Magnetic Video Corp., which duplicated video cassettes, and in 1977 the company licensed major motion picture titles for the consumer market. Blay founded Embassy Home Entertainment in 1982 during the height of the market. Lorelei Maison Rockwell and her husband, Wayne Kennedy, established this scholarship in memory of Blay, their cousin.
- Recipients must intend to pursue a career in film in Hollywood
- Applicant should be enrolled in a degree program in the Department of Media & Information or School of Journalism and/or the Documentary Production minor or Fiction Filmmaking minor.