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 post-secondary 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.

2024 key dates

2 April, 12.01am

Scholarship application portal opens. 

31 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. 

Each year, the Alice & Randy Daniels Music Fund awards $2000 to one recipient.

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.

  • You will complete a questionnaire describing your interest and involvement in music, how the scholarship will enable you to develop your music skills, your contributions to your community, and how the scholarship will benefit you, your community and/or the North.
  • You will provide the email address of a reference to support your application. Your reference can be a teacher or a mentor from the arts community. We will email your reference a recommendation form to fill out.

You must be an eligible resident to apply for a scholarship.
As such, YKCF requires you to make a residency declaration and have a witness sign off.
However, you do not need to print out any forms!
Each residency declaration is a one-click question embedded within the application process.
You just need to provide the email address of your residency witness, and they will be emailed directly.

You can only apply through our online application portal. In 2024, the application portal opens on April 2nd.

Access it here: https://www.grantinterface.ca/Home/Logon?urlkey=yellowknifescholarship

Mailed and emailed applications will not be accepted barring extreme circumstances.

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

  • 2023 Alexander Ketchum
  • 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 grants@ykcf.ca or by phone at +1-867 446 4527.

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