2016 Sheila Mackay Advanced Studies Scholarship Application Guidelines


The Sheila Mackay Advanced Studies Scholarship is available annually to New Brunswick residents entering a recognized graduate or doctoral program in either studio based work or in academic studies in Art History, Art Education or Art Gallery and Museum Studies. A maximum of $5000 is awarded on the recommendation of an independent jury of art professionals.

The Sheila Hugh Mackay Advanced Studies Scholarship was established by the Foundation’s Board of Directors after Ms. Mackay’s death to honour her life-time commitment to the encouragement of excellence in the visual arts.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must be have been residents of New Brunswick at least 5 consecutive years prior to an application
  • Applicants must have made an application to study visual art at a recognized degree granting institution in either studio based or academic field of study at a masters or doctoral level.
  • Proof of acceptance for the program of study will be required before funds are distributed.

2016 Application Submission Deadline

The 2016 application deadline is March 4, 2016

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