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It is our experience that many of the local organizations in communities will support young people in pursuit of further education; all you need to do is ask!

Funding opportunities for students planning to attend Artstrek 2024 will be listed below. These will include sponsorships and scholarships offered by organizations across the province. Keep an eye out for future updates!

Tips and Pointers!

If you are interested in sourcing funding from within your community to attend Artstrek, Theatre Alberta has the information and resources to help. Here are some tips to get you started:

Suggested Community Organizations

The following is a list of community organizations we encourage you to approach: as well, consider approaching businesses and individuals in your community who might have an interest in seeing a young person like yourself do something they’re really passionate about. Please contact artstrek@theatrealberta.com if you require community sponsorship support material and/or addresses for your local theatre(s). Good luck with seeking sponsorship in your community.

  • Your local community theatre group
  • Professional theatres
  • School Boards
  • Your school
  • Rotary Club
  • Kinsmen Club
  • Lions Club
  • Shriners
  • Legions
  • Churches
  • Masons
  • Knights of Columbus
  • 4-H Club
  • Your local arts council
  • Music/Drama Festivals or Societies
  • Not-for-profit Societies
  • Charities
  • Government departments that support family development, such as Family and Community Support Services (FCSS)
  • Businesses in your community that have supported the arts in the past
  • A current or former employer

Funding opportunities for students planning to attend Artstrek 2024 will be listed below. These include sponsorships and scholarships offered by organizations across the province.

Organization Opportunity Deadline Contact
Rural Outreach Bursary
Exploration I or II 50% bursary for 1 student. Regional criteria: Live in a community 150km+ from Edmonton or Calgary
May 15, 2024
Email a letter to Karen Cork at mrsndiamond@gmail.com detailing your interest in attending Artstrek and your financial need.
For teens who are new to Canada within the past five years. 50% bursary for up to 2 students in Ex I or Ex II
May 15, 2024
Applications may take the form of a letter, or a video message from the student (uploaded to an unlisted YouTube account), both of which can be addressed to Luc Tellier and sent to artstrek@theatrealberta.com.
Dozens of Artstrek Students Laying Face-Up on Stage, Shot From Above

Artstrek 2024 Funders, Supporters, and Sponsors

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