Lyn Gratwick /Theatre Arts Guild
Scholarship in Costume Studies
The Lyn Gratwick Theatre Arts Guild Scholarship in Costume Studies is awarded annually, in memory of Lyn Gratwick who was for many years an expert costumer for the Theatre Arts Guild, one of Canada’s oldest community theatres.
It is given to one (or more) student(s) in the Costume Studies program at the Fountain School of Performing Arts who has or have demonstrated artistic excellence in costume-making for theatre and intend(s) to pursue a career as a costumer for a professional theatre company or an historic site.
Eligible applicants must have completed at least three years of study in their undergraduate program at Dalhousie.
To apply, students must submit a letter to the FSPA Student Affairs Committee describing their artistic excellence in the field of costume-making and outlining their career plans. In the letters, students should:
- provide details demonstrating his/her pursuit of artistic excellence in costume-making. (For example, have you successfully created a challenging costume or costumes? Have you been invited to work at professional theatre companies or historic sites over the summer? Have you achieved highly in costume-related classes? )
- say a few words about how his/her career plans fit into the award criteria. (Do you plan to pursue a career in professional theatre or in historical site costuming? What steps do you hope to take to achieve your goals?)
For more information please visit Dalhousie University, Fountain School of Performing Arts.