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
Abbondànza Undergraduate Entrance Award March 15, 2022 Be recognized and awarded for artistic excellence. The Abbondànza Undergraduate Entrance Award acknowledges exceptional undergraduate creative talent...
Guinevere's Award in Studio Art October 1, 2022 Established by Art alumna, Mary Annis, this award is intended to encourage student understanding of the fundamentals of art, the pursuit of aesthetic expression and...
Gushul Studio Residency Prize March 1, 2022 Funded by Art alumna, Mary Annis, this annual award is intended to allow two students in Art to attend an artist residency in a retreat-like setting at the Gushul...
Intermezzo Classical Voice Award Deadline Passed
(January 31, 2021)
Supported by Dr. Doug Myhre, this award supports the growth and enrichment of the classical voice student by providing funds for any single experience that will...
Joyce & Ron Sakamoto Prize for Research & Development in DAA Deadline Passed
(March 15, 2021)
Successful music business professionals and long-time supporters of the Department of Music at the U of L, the Sakamotos have established this award to encourage...
Lethbridge Symphony Orchestra Strings Award June 1, 2022 This award welcomes new students of particular artistic excellence, as demonstrated in their audition to the Bachelor of Music program, whether they apply from high...
Medalta Ceramic Residency for Art Students March 1, 2022 Provided by the Faculty of Fine Arts and Medalta, this award is intended to allow undergraduate students in Art to attend a one-month artist residency (typically...
Proficio Musica Award Deadline Passed
(February 1, 2021)
This award is to be used to support participation in a single experience, activity, or opportunity that chances a student’s musical development, supplementing your...
Roloff Beny Foundation Photographic Award in Fine Arts February 1, 2022 Originally from Medicine Hat, Alberta, Roloff Beny earned Degrees from the University of Toronto and the State University of Iowa before developing an international...
Spirit Prize January 31, 2022 Generously supported by uLethbridge alumnus Terry Whitehead, the Spirit Prize aims to support an emerging Indigenous visual artist, working in traditional or...
Student of Art Endowment December 1, 2021 The Student of Art Endowment Fund was established to support enriched study and professional practice opportunities for students of art. Each year endowment funds...
U of L Play Right Prize Deadline Passed
(January 29, 2021)
Generously supported by U of L alumnus Terry Whitehead, the Play Right Prize competition aims to encourage excellence and development in student playwriting. This...
Whyte Museum Internship (Faculty of Fine Arts Dean’s Internship Award) Deadline Passed
(April 30, 2021)
  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...