Scholarship Opportunities at Metalworks Institute:
There are a variety of scholarships available through Metalworks Institute and in association with Metalworks Institute. Please find the scholarship information and applications below:
Canada’s Walk of Fame Emerging Artist / Metalworks Institute Scholarship
The Canada’s Walk of Fame Emerging Artist/Metalworks Institute Scholarship provides a selected
recipient with a $10,000.00 tuition scholarship for the Music Business program at
Metalworks Institute of Sound & Music Production. Other education related costs, including the balance
of tuition, textbooks, supplies, housing and any other fees associated with the program are not included.
The Slaight Family Scholarship
The Slaight Family Scholarship is awarded annually to a deserving student with aspirations of excelling as a performer in the music industry. Currently, the award entitles the recipient to full tuition for the two-year Music Performance & Technology Program at Metalworks Institute of Sound & Music Production. Other education-related costs, including textbooks, supplies, housing or any other fees associated with the program are not included.
To qualify for the Slaight Family Scholarship Award, an applicant must:
- Be a Canadian resident;
- Have sincere enthusiasm, passion and ambition to succeed in the entertainment industry;
- Have an OSSD or equivalent
- Have been admitted to the Music Performance & Technology Program and passed a performance audition and an academic interview.
How to Apply
- Complete Part I of the Metalworks Institute Application.
- Complete the Slaight Family Scholarship Application
- Attach two letters from individuals in support of your application;
- Attach a short essay (maximum of 2 pages) on why you are interested in studying Music Performance & Technology at Metalworks Institute of Sound & Music Production and how your studies will contribute to your future career;
- Submit your complete application package to email@example.com by July 15th 2017.
The Domenic Troiano Guitar Awards
Domenic Troiano, one of Canada’s most highly regarded guitarists, played an integral role in The Mandala, Bush, The James Gang and The Guess Who. He scored music extensively for film and television and is a member of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. The Domenic Troiano Guitar Awards are named in honour of this extraordinary Canadian guitar legend.
Three $5,000 prizes will be awarded to Canadian guitarists in the categories of Jazz, Multi-Genre (Rock, Blues, R&B, Country, etc.) and Classical, with trophies designed by Istvan Fujkin.
The Clarkson Music Theatre Performing Arts Scholarship
The Annual Clarkson Music Theatre Performing Arts Scholarship is a $1,000 Bursary awarded each year to a graduating student who is a Mississauga Resident, entering a post-secondary education, with proven and special ability in the Performing Arts and the intent to continue his/her studies in the Performing Arts (dance, music, acting, production). The student’s pursuit of Artistic improvement may be achieved through courses in post-secondary studies, extra-curricular involvement, private lessons or other proven means. Special consideration will be given to applicants who are in need of financial help AND /OR have a record of involvement in Community Theatre. Clarkson Music Theatre is pleased to continue its mandate to foster young people, music and theatre in Mississauga through this program.
Mississauga Waterfront Festival Scholarship
The Mississauga Waterfront Festival provides annual scholarships to two deserving students who aspire to excel within the live events sector of the entertainment industry. Currently the award entitles each recipient to receive a $2,000 scholarship upon the successful completion of the one year Live Event & Concert Production (LECP) program at Metalworks Institute.
To qualify for the Mississauga Waterfront Festival Scholarship, an applicant must:
1. Be a Canadian Resident
2. Have an OSSD or equivalent
3. Must be enrolled in the Live Event & Concert Production program
4. Successfully complete the one year Live Event & Concert Production program
5. Participate in all volunteer opportunities throughout the one year study period including full participation at the Mississauga Waterfront Festival.
6. Hold a sincere enthusiasm, passion and ambition to succeed in the entertainment industry
How to Apply
1. Complete the Mississauga Waterfront Festival Scholarship Application 2017
2. Attach a short essay (maximum of 2 pages) detailing why you are interested in studying Show Production and Event Management at Metalworks Institute and how you intend to achieve academic success;
3. Submit your completed application package to firstname.lastname@example.org by September 6th 2017.
Laurie Pallett/Metalworks Institute Scholarship
The Laurie Pallett/Metalworks Institute Scholarship has been established in honor of the Mississauga Arts Council’s Founding Executive Director. For over 20 years Laurie Pallett has been a strong supporter for the arts in Mississauga and her commitment to the arts continues to inspire those living within the community. Through her leadership, the Mississauga Arts Council was a catalyst for founding many of the arts establishments within the community including the Meadowvale Theatre, the Art Gallery of Mississauga and the Living Arts Centre.
This scholarship provides two recipients with a $5,000.00 tuition scholarship for the one-year Entertainment Business Management Program at Metalworks Institute of Sound & Music Production. Other education-related costs, including the balance of tuition, textbooks, supplies, housing and any other fees associated with the program are not included. The selected recipients will receive a one year membership to the Mississauga Arts Council and will be expected to complete 20 hours of volunteer work with the Mississauga Arts Council throughout the duration of their studies. Eligibility Criteria To qualify for the Laurie Pallett Scholarship, an applicant must:
– Be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant;
– Be a resident of Mississauga;
– Have obtained an OSSD with a grade point average of 70% or higher;
– Meet Metalworks Institute’s program eligibility requirements
How to Apply:
1. Complete required program application and admission requirements, which may include an academic interview or audition;
2. Complete the Laurie Pallett Scholarship Application;
3. Attach a short essay (maximum of 2 pages) detailing why you feel the arts are important to the community and how you feel you can make a difference;
4. Forward completed application to email@example.com by July 15th 2017
Scholarship Opportunities for Canadian Students:
There are a number of scholarship opportunities open to all Canadian Students which help to provide the money, support and connections necessary to better manage student life.