Scholarship for Art Students

Date: Sep 10, 2019

Deadline: Jan 6, 2020 - 11:45 pm

Every year Alberta Society of Artists awards one graduate and two undergraduate students with scholarships pursuing a degree in Fine Arts in a post-secondary institution. The applicants must be a full- time student and a resident of Alberta.

To apply for the scholarship the students must submit artworks to be considered for the scholarship. These artworks can consist of painting, drawing, sculpture, digital media or installation. Undergraduate scholarship applicants will also receive an opportunity to submit those artworks for our upcoming exhibition titled Emerging Artists Unleashed: 2020, on display at The University of Alberta Extension Gallery in Edmonton from March 30-April 19, 2020 and in Calgary (TBA). Catalogues are also published for this exhibition.​

Submission Requirement for Undergraduate Students

  1. One artist resume or CV
  2. Application form (available online)
  3. Up-to-date unofficial transcript from post-secondary institution. If recently transfer to a new institution, then provide a transcript from the previous institution as well. Undergraduate students must be taking 2nd and 3rd year courses predominantly.
  4. Four to six (4 – 6) artwork images in .jpg format
  5. Artist statement pertaining to the body of work submitted. 

Submission Requirement for Graduate Students Focusing on Studio Practice only

  1. One artist resume or CV
  2. Application form (available online or via mail)
  3. Up-to-date Unofficial Transcript from post-secondary institution. If recently transfer to a new institution, then provide a transcript from the previous institution as well. Graduate Students must be focusing on studio practice only.
  4. Five to Seven (5 - 7) artwork images in .jpg format
  5. Artist statement pertaining to the body of work submitted.
  6. Letter of support from Graduate Supervisor via email by the professor using his institution email address (not his personal email) if submitting via online application. Please email at submissions@albertasocietyofartists.com, or they can be mailed to the ASA office (must be in school letterhead and in a sealed envelope). The mail must be received no later than Monday, January 6, 2020. 

Deadline for submissions is January 6, 2020.

Link to our website where students can learn more about our scholarship and apply is: https://albertasocietyofartists.com/2019/09/06/undergraduate-scholarship-application/