One scholarship of $5,000 will be awarded annually by the Government of Alberta to a young Albertan performing artist who shows extraordinary talent and potential and who demonstrates clear educational or training goals.
Who can apply
To be eligible for scholarship funding you must be a resident of Alberta. This means you:
A) are legally entitled to be or remain in Canada
B) have had your primary residence in Alberta for one full year before applying
C) ordinarily live in Alberta for at least six months each year with the exception of attending a formal program of study
You must be 25 years or younger as of the application deadline.
You must be enrolled in an eligible performing arts training program.
What does this grant support
Eligible training programs
You must be enrolled in an eligible training program to receive this scholarship.
Eligible performing arts programs that will be accepted for assessment of educational or training merit are the following:
A) any level of undergraduate studies with a minor or major in performing arts
B) any level of a technical or conservatory performing arts school (for example, National Theatre School, National Ballet School, The Banff Centre)
C) a recognized program or appropriate mentorship, workshop, master class, or course with a focus on performing arts
Graduate programs or their equivalent are ineligible for consideration.
For the purposes of this scholarship program, eligible performing arts disciplines or genres that will be accepted for assessment of artistic merit are any discipline or genre within music, theatre, and dance .