These awards are sponsored by the City of Duncan and the Municipality of North Cowichan with funds
generated through the 1987 Festival of Arts, the 1991 BC Winter Games and the BC Hydro Cowichan
and Chemainus Valley’s Commonwealth Games Power Smart Sport and Culture Tour.
This year two $500.00 Arts Scholarships will be awarded by the Island Savings Centre Commission
during the first week of June to deserving local student artists.
VISUAL OR PERFORMING ARTS STUDENTS WISHING TO COMPETE FOR ONE OF THE TWO
ARTS SCHOLARSHIPS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:
♦ Applicants must reside year round within the S.D. # 79 (Cowichan Valley) boundaries.
♦ Applicants must at present be actively engaged in studying visual, literary and/or performing arts.
♦ Scholarship money must be applied by June 30, 2016 to an arts related course, school lessons or
instructor fees. Preference will be given to school age applicants.
TWO ARTS SCHOLARSHIPS – $ 500 EACH
Please apply on SPECIAL APPLICATION FORM Cowichan and Chemainus Arts Scholarship
YOU MUST INCLUDE:
1. Copy of transcript
2. Resume of achievements, scholastic, extra curricular, community service, work experience, hobbies,
interests, skills, awards (academic or other).
3. Three letters of reference reflecting the best of # 2.
4. A formal letter of application explaining in your own words your reasons for applying for the arts
scholarship, why you think you qualify for an award and your goals for the future.
Contact Person
Alana Plunet, Administrative Assistant aplunet@cvrd.bc.ca 250-746-0401
Cowichan/Chemainus Valleys Arts & Sports Scholarship
Island Savings Centre
2687 James Street
Duncan, B.C. V9L 2X5

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