Julia Appley-Mitra Scholarship



Julia Appley-Mitra Scholarship

Julia Appley-Mitra Scholarship

Up to two scholarships of $500 each may be awarded to graduating area high school students (grade 12) going on to post-secondary studies in the arts.

Julia Appley-Mitra Youth Scholarship Fund
The Kamloops Arts Council is a community-based, non-profit society devoted to the development and enhancement of the arts in the city of Kamloops. The KAC’s Julia Appley-Mitra Youth Scholarship is intended to support local emerging artists. Ms. Mitra was a strong advocate for the inclusion of all artists in the growth of the arts community in Kamloops.

Two (2) scholarships of $500.00 each are awarded annually to individuals graduating from Grade 12 who are pursuing post-secondary studies in art & graphics, music, drama or dance. Your application must include:

1. Completed application form.
2. Letter of recommendation from the teacher named on this application.
3. A portfolio file or link to artistic accomplishments. Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application in June.

We thank you for applying, and encourage you to become a member of the Kamloops Arts Council to help build a stronger, more vibrant creative community.

Note: If you are a student pursuing post-secondary education in the visual arts and design fields, we urge you to also apply under this scholarship: https://kamloopsarts.ca/kristina-benson-art-scholarship-criteria/.

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Name of school/private teacher who is recommending you for the scholarship:

I am a graduating Grade 12 student who is going on to post-secondary studies in the following area(s): *
Applicants must attach:
- Letter of recommendation
- A Portfolio (Fine arts and visual arts)
- A video link of your work, duration up to 10 minutes (not mandatory)

Maximum file size: 104.86MB

I have reviewed my application and I am ready to submit.

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7 Seymour Street West (at 1st)
Kamloops, BC V2C 1E4


Tuesday to Saturday,

10am - 12pm & 1 - 4pm

The Kamloops Arts Council office and KAC Main Gallery are located in the city-owned Old Courthouse Cultural Centre at 7 Seymour Street West. We share this wonderful century-old building with the Courthouse Gallery Cooperative and Theatre BC (Mainstage).

Visit us, our gallery and the rest of the amazing arts groups that are housed under one roof!

Please note: Kamloops Arts Council does not handle bookings for rentals of the Old Courthouse.  For information on rentals, please contact City of Kamloops Arts, Facility Booking, at [email protected] or (250) 828-3707.

KAC is situated on the traditional and unceded lands of the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc within the ne Secwepemcúl’ecw

We acknowledge the financial support of our Core Supporters: The City of Kamloops and BC Arts Council