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
Medalta Ceramic Residency for Art Students Deadline Passed
(March 16, 2020)
Note - the intake for the 2021 Medalta Ceramic Residency for Art Students has been postponed for the year. Provided by Medalta and the Faculty of Fine Arts, this...
Student of Art Endowment Deadline Passed
(November 1, 2020)
The purpose of this endowment is to facilitate, support, and encourage enriched study opportunities for U of L students of art. The fund is intended to support art...
Roloff Beny Foundation Photographic Award in Fine Arts Deadline Passed
(December 1, 2020)
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Abbondànza Undergraduate Entrance Award March 15, 2022 Be recognized and awarded for artistic excellence. The Abbondànza Undergraduate Entrance Award acknowledges exceptional undergraduate creative talent...
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...
Guinevere's Award in Studio Art October 1, 2022 Mary Annis, an alumna, established this award to encourage student understanding of the fundamentals of art, the pursuit of aesthetic expression and creative...