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Enough Talk, Hurry and Do It Already Arts Scholarship Fund

About the Enough Talk, Hurry Up and Do It Already Arts Scholarship Fund

Established in 2006, the purpose of the Enough Talk, Hurry Up and Do It Already Arts Scholarship Fund is to support residents of the Northwest Territories who are pursuing post-secondary studies in the fields of Fine and Performing Arts. 

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 Enough Talk, Hurry Up and Do It Already Arts Scholarship Fund.

Applications will be made available during our scholarship intake season, in April/May 2024.

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 Enough Talk, Hurry Up and Do It Already Arts Scholarship Fund was established in 2006 to assist Ecole Sir John Franklin High School graduating students pursuing post-secondary studies in the performing arts, film, music or writing. 

In 2022, the Fund was adapted to be open to all students and residents from the Northwest Territories pursuing post-secondary studies in the fields of Fine and Performing Arts. 

$1,000

Please note that award amounts vary year by year.

In order to be eligible to apply for the Enough Talk, Hurry Up and Do It Already Arts Scholarship Fund, you must be:

  • A resident of the Northwest Territories for at least 12 consecutive months
  • Pursuing post-secondary studies focused on the Fine and Performing Arts

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

  • You will complete a questionnaire describing what Fine and Performing Arts activities you are involved in, how this scholarship will help you achieve your goals
  • An arts portfolio (videos, photos, etc) highlighting your participation in your Fine and Performing Arts activity with your school or community
  • A personal reflection of your portfolio (by the way of written statement or video submission)
  • You must provide a letter of reference from a teacher, mentor, or leader from the arts community. Their letter must contain:
      • a recommendation and reasons why they are recommending you for this scholarship
      • a confirmation of your involvement and experience in the fine and performing arts
      • the reference’s constructive feedback on the portfolio you are submitting

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.
A direct family member cannot be a witness.

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!

  • 2023 Alexander Ketchum, Amelia Bekale, Nikolai Deleff
  • 2022 Avery Dragon
  • 2021 Raven Mutford
  • 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

For more information

If you require assistance or have questions about the Enough Talk, Hurry Up and Do It Already Arts Scholarship 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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