Summer Program Awards


The Fountain School Summer Program Awards provide financial assistance for both undergraduate and graduate students. Deadline to apply for Summer 2024 funding is February 15, 2024.

Undergraduate Students:
  • Funding supports summer programs that enhance undergraduate studies in Theatre, Music or Cinema and Media Studies. Acceptable programs could be relevant courses run by Dalhousie or special summer programs offered by other universities or organizations in Canada and beyond. The program must take place during summer (May-August).
  • To be eligible, you must be a current undergraduate student having declared a major in Music, Theatre, or Cinema and Media Studies. A GPA of 3.3 or above is required.
Graduate Students:
  • Funding supports summer programs, including foreign language courses, conference travel, and research travel. The program must take place during summer (May-August).
  • To be eligible, you must be a current student registered in the MA Musicology with a GPA of 3.7 or above.  
  • Priority will be given to programs that relate directly to students’ thesis research.

Application Process

1. Complete and submit your Summer Program Award application form online at If you need any assistance, please contact the Fountain School Student Affairs Committe at

2. Ask a faculty member to act as your referee by completing the faculty confidential recommendation form online at The faculty member will submit the form directly to the Student Affairs Committee.

These awards are made possible by the generous donation made by the Fountain family to the performing arts at Dalhousie. If you have any questions, please email the Student Affairs Committee at