Post-secondary Scholarships for the Creative Sector

This needs-based scholarship is designed specifically to help students overcome socio-economic barriers that may prevent them from enrolling in a post-secondary program in the creative sector.

Creative Launchpad can be used for programs such as:

  • Visual & Media Art
  • Theatre
  • Dance
  • Arts Administration
  • Graphic Design
  • Photography
  • Curatorial Studies
  • Music Production
  • Game Design
  • Fashion, Makeup, and Hair


Qualifying Applicants
Qualifying applicants are those who:

  1. Will be graduated from secondary school with a Dogwood Diploma
  2. Are Canadian citizens or Permanent Residents residing, or having completed high school, in BC
  3. Demonstrate a need for financial assistance
  4. Will be pursuing full-time studies in an approved post-secondary program in the creative sector
  5. Have a minimum of six months involvement in an Arts Umbrella program

Application Form

Reference Form

To apply or receive more information, please contact Tracy Wiens at

For programs beginning Fall 2021, applications must be submitted by Saturday, May 1, 2021.

Creative Launchpad is generously funded by Jeff Mooney and Suzanne Bolton