Stanford University, based in Stanford, California offers a fully funded MFA in Documentary Film and Video. The MFA degree is designed to prepare students for professional careers in film, video, and digital media. In addition to the core production courses, students take a range of film studies, documentary film history, art history, and art practice courses, helping them situate their documentary film practice within a context of critical engagement with the world. There are a variety of funding options for Stanford graduate students based on academic merit and financial need. Documentary Film graduate students receive a generous amount of fellowship support.