Yellowknife Community Foundation
Enough Talk, Hurry Up and Do It Already Arts Scholarship
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.
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.
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.
- A completed application form including a digital photo of the applicant in a performance or related setting.
- 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.
- A letter of reference attesting to the applicant’s involvement in the activities described in the personal essay.
- 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.
- Proof of acceptance into a post secondary program established in the prerequisites for this scholarship.
A Proof of Residency (PDF 176kb) 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.
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.
- 2020 Safiya Hashi
- 2019 Braden Cordero
- 2018 Colleen Nagel
- 2017 Matthew Curtis
- 2016 Chloé Duval
- 2015 No award
- 2014 Cassidy Menard
- 2013 No award
- 2012 Makenzie Zouboules
- 2011 Samantha Hefford
- 2010 Hailey McLeod & Jeromy Deleff
- 2009 Bryce Walker
- 2008 Jonathan Soderberg
- 2007 Kira Hall