Joseph Plaskett Foundation Award

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NOTE: The deadline for this award has passed (March 31)

Award Quick Look

Deadline: March 31, 2017

Amount: 30,000

Student Status: Full Time

Type: External

Citizenship: Canadian

Program(s): Master of Fine Arts

Established in 2004 by the artist Joe Plaskett, The Plaskett Award provides $30,000 to help fund an emerging Canadian painter who will live, create artwork or travel in Europe for one year (a required minimum of nine months). Starting in 2015, a second award called The Nancy Petry Award is offered, which provides $10,000 to the runner-up to create artwork and travel in Europe for three months. 

Eligibility: 

The candidate chosen for The Joseph Plaskett Award or The Nancy Petry Award will be an outstanding emerging Canadian artist in the field of painting. 

A Canadian student currently enrolled or accepted in a master's program in Canada with a practice specialization of painting, or having recently (within 12 months) obtained a Master's degree with a specialization of painting. 

Value:

$30,000 for 1 year in Europe
$10,000 for 3 months in Europe

Internal Deadline:March 31
Agency Deadline: April 5

Further information and the application can be found on the Plasket website.