Scholarships

Scholarships are open to all.

Powerhouse Theatre Scholarship

Purpose

The theatre scholarship is intended to help an incoming theatre or arts student meet educational expenses. The maximum scholarship amount is $750 and will be awarded in August.

Eligibility

  1. Demonstrated potential and enthusiasm for theatre.
  2. Status as a student in an accredited post-secondary school.

Application Process

  1. Participation in at least one production at the Powerhouse Theatre in Vernon.
  2. A completed Scholarship Application Form PDF Icon sent to membership@powerhousetheatre.net.

Selection Process

  1. Applications must be received by April 30th of each year.
  2. Recipient will be selected by the Scholarship Committee and awarded by August 1st.

Okanagan Zone – Steve Heal Memorial Scholarship

Following are the guidelines applied to the awarding of the Okanagan Zone of TheatreBC Steve Heal Memorial Scholarship. The $750 Scholarship is awarded at the Okanagan Zone Festival on Awards Night.

Application Deadline is September 15th of each year.

Criteria is as follows:

  1. The applicant must be pursuing further education in the field of the performing arts.
  2. Applicants must show that they have contributed to their home club – hence to the Okanagan Zone.
  3. The scholarship is NOT awarded based on the applicant’s financial need.
  4. There need NOT be a scholarship awarded each year.
  5. The applicant must be registering with an accredited school and need NOT be a first year student.
  6. Payment of scholarship monies is made upon proof of payment of registration and within eighteen months from the date the scholarship was awarded.
  7. Please complete the Stephen Heal Memorial Application form (link is provided below) and submit with ALL requested material to the current Scholarship Committee Chair by April 30th.
  8. Current Scholarship Chair: Adele Kuyek

Applications must be received by September 15th to be eligible. Recipient will be announced at the Okanagan Zone Awards Ceremony.

Additional Scholarships are available through TheatreBC. For more information, please visit their website.


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