Enough Talk, Hurry Up and Do It Already

Arts Scholarship

Applications open 1 March 2019 at 12:01am. Applications close on 15 May 2019 at 11.59pm. Applications submitted before this date may not be received.

 

Established by Dustin Milligan to assist École Sir John Franklin High School graduating students pursuing post-secondary studies in the performing arts, film, music or writing.

Prerequisites

To be eligible, individuals must be grade 12 students at École Sir John Franklin High School who have been accepted into a post-secondary program for the performing arts, film, music or writing for the following school year. Applicants must demonstrate strong passion and talent in their chosen field both in school and in the community.

Review

Preference will be given to applicants that demonstrate a strong work ethic, talent in their chosen field and a passion for drama, film or writing-related studies and activities both in school and in the community.

Applications

  1. A completed application form including a digital photo of the applicant in a performance or related setting.
  2. A 500 word personal essay which includes: Why they are applying for the scholarship. What performing arts, film, music or writing studies activities they have been involved in; what their role in any such activity was; and how the scholarship will contribute to them achieving their goals.
  3. A letter of reference attesting to the applicant’s involvement in the activities described in the personal essay.
  4. A portfolio highlighting the performing arts, film, music or writing work that they have done both in school and the community, including supporting materials such as photos, assignments and or electronic versions of their work.
  5. Proof of acceptance into a post secondary program established in the prerequisites for this scholarship.

Proof of Residency (PDF 65kb) form must be submitted along with the application.

If there are no suitable applicants in the above area of study, applications will be considered from those in the fields of art, photography, music or dance. The same application process applies.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Return of Materials

With the exception of the application form, 500 word statement and any electronic media, all supporting materials will be returned to the applicant once they have been reviewed.

Award Presentation

The award will be announced in conjunction with an École Sir John Franklin High School awards event. The Enough Talk, Hurry Up and Do It Already Arts Scholarship will only be awarded if a suitable application is received.

The scholarship shall only be awarded once to an applicant.

Past recipients

2017Matthew Curtis
2016Chloé Duval
2015No award
2014Cassidy Menard
2013No award
2012Makenzie Zouboules
2011Samantha Hefford
2010Hailey McLeod and Jeromy Deleff
2009Bryce Walker
2008Jonathan Soderberg
2007Kira Hall