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
Guinevere's Award in Studio Art Deadline Passed
(October 31, 2023)
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...
U of L Play Right Prize Deadline Passed
(January 31, 2024)
Generously supported by ULethbridge Chancellor and alumnus Terry Whitehead (BA '94), the Play Right Prize competition aims to encourage excellence and development...
Intermezzo Classical Voice Award Deadline Passed
(January 31, 2024)
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...
Spirit Prize Deadline Passed
(January 31, 2024)
Generously supported by ULethbridge Chancellor and alumnus Terry Whitehead (BA '94), the Spirit Prize aims to support an emerging Indigenous visual artist, working...
Roloff Beny Foundation Photographic Award in Fine Arts Deadline Passed
(February 1, 2024)
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 Graduate Award in Photographic Arts Deadline Passed
(February 1, 2024)
Originally from Medicine Hat, Alberta, Roloff Beny earned Degrees from the University of Toronto and the State University of Iowa before developing an international...
Student of Art Endowment Deadline Passed
(February 1, 2024)
The Student of Art Endowment Fund was established to support enriched study, travel, and professional practice opportunities for students of art. Each year funds...
Gushul Studio Artist Residency Prize March 1, 2024 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...
Joyce & Ron Sakamoto Prize for Research & Development in DAA March 15, 2024 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...
Proficio Musica Award March 15, 2024 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...
Donald Buchanan Art Collection Summer Internship April 8, 2024 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...
Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies Museum Studies Internship April 8, 2024 The Department of Art invites applications for a 4-month internship with the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies in Banff, Alberta, Canada in either Fall 2024 or...
Lethbridge Symphony Orchestra Strings Award June 15, 2024 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...