Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
Continuous
Application Deadline
No
Renewable
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The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant

Description

The Foundation provides financial assistance, by way of grants, to young artists who are pursuing their studies or are in the early or developmental stage of their career, are working in a representational style of painting, drawing, sculpture or printmaking, and demonstrate the determination and talent to pursue a lifetime career in their art practice. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age to be eligible to apply and may not be older than 41 years of age at the time of submitting their application for a first grant. Grants are made directly to the beneficiaries, not through other organizations. First grants are in the amount of CDN$15,000; second and third grants, in the amount of CDN$18,000. Exclusions: The following activities are not within the mandate of the Foundation and are not eligible for a grant: commercial art, graphic design and illustration; photography; animation; video art, film and digital art; crafts; decorative arts; and any work that falls primarily into these categories. The Foundation does not provide funding for the pursuit of abstract or non-objective art. The application form may only be accessed from the Foundation's website; no other form of application will be accepted. The Foundation does not mail application forms to applicants. Applications must be completed and submitted online. Applications submitted in any other manner, including by email, mail or otherwise, will not be accepted.

Amount Details

$10,500
Low Amount Awarded
$13,000
High Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student, a graduate student or a postgraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college or two-year college
  • CheckmarkMust be at least 18 years old
  • CheckmarkMust not be older than 41 years old
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Arts

How to Apply

What you'll need:

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For more info, please visit our site
Contact Ms. Emily Bergsma
Applications Coordinator
info@greenshieldsfoundation.ca
Tel: 514-937-9225 Address 1814 Sherbrooke Street, West
Montreal, QC H3H 1E4