Summer Program Awards

Summer Program Awards

The FSPA Summer Program Awards provide financial assistance for both undergraduate and graduate students. 

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).
  • Due to continued travel restrictions, international travel will not be supported in summer 2021.
  • 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).
  • Due to continued travel restrictions, international travel will not be supported in summer 2021.
  • 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

All forms are available online at the links below. The deadline for applications in 2021 is March 5.

1. Complete the Summer Program Award application form.

2. Submit the form to the FSPA Student Affairs Committee via email to lesley.brechin@dal.ca

3. Ask a faculty member to act as your referee and complete the Summer Program Award faculty confidential recommendation form. The faculty member will submit the form directly to the 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 performingarts@dal.ca.