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No matter where you are in your academic or research career—whether you're a researcher, faculty member, graduate student, or undergraduate—you can find the funding and support you need for your work.

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For researchers and faculty

The Faculty of Fine Arts offers a full range of research services through the Office of the Associate Dean Research, working in conjunction with Concordia's central Office of Research (OOR) to support the development and growth of creative research and scholarship in fine arts at Concordia University. 

The OOR has an extensive database of grants and funding from external agencies, as well as a list of internal (Concordia-based) funding opportunities.

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Researchers, faculty and staff can find information about research funding and support on Carrefour (login required):

Funding opportunities for graduate students

A number of awards are available to graduate students. 

School of Graduate Studies (SGS)

A number of awards are available to graduate students. Visit the School of Graduate Studies to make an advanced search of applicable funding.

Find internal funding and grants through SGS

International study

Enroll in a summer field school with the Peter N. Thompson Field School Award.

Brucebo and W.B. Bruce Fine Arts Scholarships

The Brucebo Scholarship for study and travel in Sweden funds a three months’ working residency – starting  June 1 – at the Brucebo studio cottage in the Själsö fishing village, 7 km north of the Hanseatic and Medieval City of Visby.

The William Blair Bruce Travel Scholarship provides funding for a European research sejour that is based on an approved Fine Art-related investigative project.

Read more about the Brucebo residency and travel scholarship

funding and awards

A number of awards and grants are available for undergraduate students who are looking for creative challenges in their studies. 

Heather Walker Awards

The Faculty of Fine Arts established two memorial awards in 1995 (Heather Walker Memorial Scholarship and the Heather and Erin Humanitarian Award) through the donations of colleagues and friends. Both awards are for Fine Arts undergraduate students and honour the memories of Heather Walker and her daughter Erin and their legacy of academic, artistic, and community endeavours.

Heather Walker Awards details

Grants for student-led projects

So, you have an idea for a creative project? There are ways to get it off the ground.

Experiential learning awards

Do an internship with a non-profit group.

International study

Enroll in a summer field school with the Peter N. Thompson Field School Award.

More scholarships, awards & funding

Concordia's Financial Aid & Awards Office is your main resource for scholarships, bursaries, government loans and the work-study program.

Visit Financial Aid & Awards

Christopher Jackson Emergency Fund

The Faculty of Fine Arts can provide a one-time bursary for full-time Fine Arts students who are experiencing serious financial difficulty.

About the Christopher Jackson Emergency Fund
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