Alice & Randy Daniels Music Fund

About the Alice & Randy Daniels Music Fund

Established in 2017, the purpose of the Alice & Randy Daniels Music Fund is to support residents of the Northwest Territories who are pursuing postsecondary studies in a music program and developing their skills in music as performers, song writers or producers.

Application process

Individuals interested in applying must create a profile on our scholarship application portal. Once your profile is created, you will need to complete our eligibility quiz and then submit a scholarship application to the Alice & Randy Daniels Music Fund.

2023 key dates

1 April, 12.01am

Scholarship application portal opens. 

15 May, 11.59pm

Scholarship application portal closes. Late applications not accepted.

Mid- to late July

Funding distributed to scholarship recipients. 

Please find the application process below, including some frequently asked questions. 

The Alice & Randy Daniels Music Fund was established in 2017 by the Daniels family in honour of their mother Alice Daniels of Fort Smith and their brother Randy Daniels also of Fort Smith. 

In order to be eligible to apply for the Alice & Randy Daniels Music Fund, you must be:

  • A resident of the Northwest Territories for at least the last 5 consecutive years
  • Pursuing post-secondary studies in music

Applicants are eligible to re-apply for grants in successive years; however previous receipt does not guarantee future awards and recipients shall not receive the award more than two times

All of our scholarship application forms and additional materials need to be submitted on our scholarship application portal

For students that are applying to the Alice and Randy Daniels Music Fund, here are some things that you will be including in your application:

  • A personal essay describing why you are applying for the scholarship, how the scholarship will enable you to develop your music skills, your community involvement and contribution in music activities/events
  • Two letters of reference attesting to your involvement in supporting music activities/events in your community

Please keep in mind that all applications to YKCF scholarships require the applicant to submit a proof of residency affidavit (which you will be able to find when you create an account on our application portal), and a confirmation of acceptance (or a letter of admission) to a post-secondary institution.


You can apply through our scholarship application portal

Please note you will need to create an account, and complete our eligibility quiz to see which Fund you are eligible to apply.

If you have more questions, check back to our FAQs on our scholarship page!

  • 2022 No award
  • 2021 No award
  • 2020 Grace Clark & Diana Rockwell
  • 2019 Diana Rockwell
  • 2018 Grace Clark

For more information

If you require assistance or have questions about the Alice & Randy Daniels Music Fund, please do hesitate to contact the Yellowknife Community Foundation office at information@ykcf.ca or by phone at +1-867 446 4527.

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