Fine Arts Scholarships and Awards

Every year Faculty of Fine Arts student applicants who qualify are selected for monetary support to put towards education, travel, and equipment. Fine Arts-specific scholarships, grants, awards, and competitions are available and updated through this page. If you have any questions about any information, please contact the Advising Office.

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Award Name Deadline Summary
Art History/Museum Studies Gallery Award March 13, 2020 This award is open to undergraduate students who are registered in one or more Art History Museum Studies (AHMS) courses at uLethbridge in either the fall or spring...
Carol Darmody Bursary No Deadline Supported by Carol Darmody, this bursary is intended to provide young permanent residents to Canada the opportunity to participate in community-based drumming...
David Lanier Memorial Endowment April 1, 2020 This award is presented for photography and photo-based work, in memory of David Lanier, by his parents, Ike and Diana Lanier. Candidates are nominated and selected...
Excellence in Art History/Museum Studies Award March 13, 2020 This award is open to undergraduate students who are registered in one or more Art History Museum Studies (AHMS) courses at uLethbridge in either the fall or spring...
Jan Tait Memorial Award No Deadline Jan and Logan Tait were the first chairs of the Festival of Art & Song at the U of L. Jan’s commitment to fulfilling her duties as chair and promoting this...
Lucky Star Guitars/Geomatic Attic Fine Arts Award No Deadline Lucky Star Guitars and Geomatic Attic have been prominent Lethbridge supporters of local and visiting musical acts. The owners of both organizations have teamed...
Student of Art Endowment Deadline Passed
(October 1, 2019)
The purpose of this endowment is to facilitate, support, and encourage enriched study opportunities for U of L students of art. The fund can support activities such...
FFA Art Award of Excellence - SAAG (Art’s Alive and Well) Deadline Passed
(May 1, 2019)
Recipients are selected by the Department of Art based upon the Art’s Alive & Well Exhibition at the SAAG. Contact: Fine Arts Advising Office   Value: $100...
Gushul Artist Residency Prize for Art Students January 31, 2020 This award was established by Mary Annis, a proud U of L alumna and artist; in honor of the founding faculty of the U of L Department of Art. Her vision for this...
Medalta Ceramic Residency for Art Students Deadline Passed
(March 4, 2019)
Provided by Medalta and the Faculty of Fine Arts, this award is intended to allow an undergraduate student in Art to attend a one-month artist residency with Art...
Michael Kaufmann Memorial Scholarship No Deadline Supported by the family and friends of Michael Kaufmann, this scholarship is for adult voice students participating in community-based voice lessons through the U...
Roloff Beny Foundation Photographic Award in Fine Arts December 2, 2019 Roloff Beny received an honorary degree from the University in 1972. He is considered one of the most distinguished artists in Canadian History. Dr. Roloff Beny...
Striking Prose Competition January 8, 2021 This award occurs every other year and will be awarded again in the 2020-2021 academic year. Generously supported by U of L alumnus Terry Whitehead, the Striking...
U of L Play Right Prize January 8, 2020 Generously supported by U of L alumnus Terry Whitehead, the Play Right Prize competition aims to encourage excellence and development in student playwriting (see...
U of L Singers Award Deadline Passed
(September 1, 2018)
This award was established upon the retirement of George Evelyn, a longtime U of L faculty member, to honor the creativity he brought to the community during his...
Whyte Museum Internship (Faculty of Fine Arts Dean’s Internship Award) November 5, 2019   The Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies and the U of L Faculty of Fine Arts have partnered to provide U of L students with a demonstrated interest in Museum...