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.
Student Recognition Entrance Scholarship
Metalworks Institute applicants who have graduated from a Canadian secondary school having achieved a final academic average of 80% or higher, and meet the terms and conditions of the scholarship, are awarded the Student Recognition Entrance Scholarship according to the following values:
Final Academic Average
95% or higher – Scholarship value of $1000
90% to 94.9% – Scholarship value of $700
80% to 89.9% – Scholarship value of $500
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.