Joseph Plaskett Foundation Award

NOTE: The deadline for this award has passed (March 29, 2018)

Award Quick Look

Deadline: Thursday, March 29, 2018

Amount: 30,000

Student Status: Full Time

Type: External

Citizenship:

  • Canadian

Program(s):

  • School of Graduate Studies
  • 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 29
Agency Deadline: April 4

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