Call for Applications - 2017 Youth and Mid-Career Scholarships

The YVR ART FOUNDATION is pleased to announce a Call for Applications from BC and Yukon First Nations artists interested in applying for Youth or Mid-Career Artist Scholarships of $5,000 each.

Youth Scholarship (ages 16 - 26): The purpose of the Youth scholarship is to provide you with the opportunity to develop your skills in creating visual art work that reflects BC and Yukon First Nations’ culture. For your Program of Study you may propose attendance at a recognized school of art, or to work with an artist mentor. Within a period of one year you must complete a project that demonstrates the development of skills and techniques learned as a result of the scholarship. This work will be displayed at the Vancouver International Airport for one year.

See our guidelines and application form for Youth Scholarships HERE

Mid-Career Scholarship (ages 27 and older): The purpose of the Mid-Career artist scholarship is to provide you with an opportunity to further your visual art career and/or extend your art work into a new scale or area that reflects BC or Yukon First Nations' culture. You may propose attendance at a school of art, to study with a master artist, or to do a special project that is of cultural significance to your community.

See our guidelines and application form for Mid-Career Scholarships HERE

Deadline is 4:00pm January 27, 2017.