Scholarship Awards

SCHOLARSHIP & AWARDS


Let's celebrate our honourees for 2019!

The Princess Margaret Scholarship for Post-Secondary Students is awarded to Holly Mayoh

Holly is a 2nd year Visual Arts student at Red Deer College! This scholarship is offered by the City of Red Deer and administrated by the Red Deer Arts Council on their behalf.


The Canada Centennial Scholarship for Post-Secondary Students is awarded to Jesse Drwiega

Jesse is a 3rd year performing arts student at Sheridan College's Bachelor of Musical Theatre Performance program.


The Canada Centennial Scholarship for Secondary Students is awarded to Ainsley Nivens

Ainsley is a grade 9 performing arts student dancing contemporary and classical styles. (Picture to come)

The Waskasoo Bluegrass Music Scholarship for Secondary Students is awarded to Harbour Lehocky.

Harbour is a musician on both violin and piano and is in grade 9 in her home schooled studies.


The Red Deer Arts Council Emerging Artist Award is awarded to Jason SteeleJason is a stage and screen performer, creator, director, producer who shares his love of the arts with everyone he meets. His enthusiasm for creativity abounds. The Emerging Artist Award is intended to support and encourage promising artists early in their careers, while also raising the profile of the arts by stimulating, developing and promoting the arts in Red Deer.

The Artwalk Developing Visual Artist Award is awarded to Roberta Murray

Roberta is an impressionist painter who has developed her eye for natural landscapes in part by her photography work and her continued studies of Impressionist masters. The Artwalk Developing Visual Artist Award is a legacy of Red Deer Artwalk Society; establishing an annual award for developing visual artists living and working in Central Alberta.


Please join us in congratulating these exceptional artists on their hard work and commitment to their personal development in their respective creative fields! For more information, check out the 2019 Recipient tabs to the right.


The Red Deer Arts Council offers the following scholarships in winter, with a due date of March 1st annually:

The Princess Margaret Scholarship for Post-Secondary Students

  • This scholarship of $500.00 is awarded to the top scoring submission from a post-secondary student.

The Canada Centennial Scholarship for Post-Secondary Students

  • This scholarship of $500.00 is awarded to the top scoring submission from a post-secondary student in a media other than that awarded to the Princess Margaret Scholarship.

The Canada Centennial Scholarship for Secondary Students

  • This scholarship of $500.00 is awarded to the top scoring submission from a secondary school student.

The Waskasoo Bluegrass Music Scholarship for Secondary Students

  • This scholarship of $500.00 is awarded to the top scoring submission from a secondary school student studying music and continuing their music career in a post-secondary school.

New in 2020!

The Red Deer College Music Society Scholarship for Post-Secondary Students

  • This scholarship of $750.00 is awarded to the top scoring submission from a post-secondary student in a music or music-related program (e.g. Music Therapy, Music Education, etc.) who maintains or has immediate family who maintains a principle residence in the City of Red Deer or the Central Alberta area (up to and including the communities of Rocky Mountain House, Ponoka, Stettler, and Olds.)

2019 Scholarship Application Forms - PDF
2019 Scholarship Application Forms - Word