Queen’s Golden Jubilee Scholarship for Visual Arts

Alberta Foundation for the Arts

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March 1




All Regions

Contact Information

Kari McQueen

Arts Development Consultant - Visual Arts and New Media

Email: kari.mcqueen@gov.ab.ca

Phone Number: 780-415-0288


All funds are available in English and French.

Grant Description

One scholarship of $5,000 will be awarded annually by the Government of Alberta to a young Albertan visual artist who shows extraordinary talent and potential and who demonstrates clear educational or training goals.

Eligible training programs

You must be enrolled in an eligible training program to receive this scholarship.

Eligible visual arts programs that will be accepted for assessment of educational or training merit are the following:

  • any level of undergraduate studies with a minor or major in visual arts
  • a recognized program or appropriate mentorship, workshop, master class, or course with a focus on visual arts

Graduate programs or their equivalent are ineligible for consideration.

Eligible genres

For the purposes of this scholarship program, eligible visual arts works that will be accepted for assessment of artistic merit include, but are not limited to:

  • drawing
  • painting
  • sculpture
  • printmaking
  • works in clay, glass, wood, metal, fibre, or any combination of these materials
    Additional Information

    Please check website for more details

    Eligibility Requirements

    Applicant Type
    Artistic Discipline
    Visual Arts, Crafts/Artisan
    Funding Type
    Professional Development, Prizes
    Priority Community
    Career Type

    Emerging/New Career

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