See our Grant Program Calendar for upcoming BC Arts Council programs. Scholarship applications will open in March.

The Scholarship Program supports education and training of B.C.’s future generation of artists, arts administrators, and artistic and cultural practitioners. Scholarships of up to $6,000 per year are available to B.C. residents enrolled in full-time post-secondary art programs or high school half-day dance programs.

Download the Scholarship Program Guidelines (PDF)

Download the Scholarship Application Preview (Word)

Review the Program Guidelines to learn about:

  • How to apply
  • Who can apply
  • Eligible projects and expenses
  • Exclusions
  • Grant amounts
  • What is needed for the application, including support material
  • How applications will be assessed

Please review the Program Guidelines before contacting the Program Advisor.

Applications are currently being accepted until May 1, 2023.


Sample Resume/CV (Word)

Applicant Checklist (pdf)

Application Assistance
This program provides funding for support services required to create and submit grant applications, project updates, and final reports for BC Arts Council grants.

Watch the Info Session for the Scholarship program on our YouTube channel


How to Apply

Applications are submitted through the Grant Management System.

New applicants must register and create a profile in the online system. Once the registration request is submitted, it may take up to five business days to process your request.