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, 2023 Be recognized and awarded for artistic excellence. The Abbondànza Undergraduate Entrance Award acknowledges exceptional undergraduate creative talent...
Donald Buchanan Art Collection Summer Internship April 25, 2023 This is a limited term paid summer internship with the City of Lethbridge. A senior level undergraduate student is selected to work on a variety of projects with...
Guinevere's Award in Studio Art Deadline Passed
(October 31, 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...
Intermezzo Classical Voice Award January 31, 2023 Supported by Dr. Doug Myhre, this award is intended for a student who will use the funds for any single experience that will enhance the student’s vocal development...
Joyce & Ron Sakamoto Prize for Research & Development in DAA March 6, 2023 The Faculty of Fine Arts Department of Music is pleased to announce the annual research award competition in honour of Joyce and Ron Sakamoto. This prize is awarded...
Lethbridge Symphony Orchestra Strings Award June 15, 2023 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...
Proficio Musica Award February 1, 2023 This award is to be used to support participation in a single experience, activity, or opportunity that enhances a student’s musical development, supplementing your...
Roloff Beny Foundation Graduate Award in Photographic Arts February 1, 2023 Originally from Medicine Hat, Alberta, Roloff Beny earned Degrees from the University of Toronto and the State University of Iowa before developing an international...
Roloff Beny Foundation Photographic Award in Fine Arts February 1, 2023 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, 2023 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 February 1, 2023 The Student of Art Endowment Fund was established to support enriched study, travel, and professional practice opportunities for students of art. Each year funds...
The Founding Faculty Artist Residency Prize March 1, 2023 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...
U of L Play Right Prize January 31, 2023 Generously supported by uLethbridge alumnus Terry Whitehead, the Play Right Prize competition aims to encourage excellence and development in student playwriting....
Vertigo Theatre Internships Deadline Passed
(January 14, 2022)
VERTIGO THEATRE has entertained audiences for over 45 years with high-quality programming, and has evolved into a truly unique organization.  Vertigo is located at...
Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies Museum Studies Internship April 1, 2023 The Department of Art at University of Lethbridge invites applications for a limited term internship with the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies in Banff, Alberta...