Date: Friday, Aug 30, 2013
Time: 5pm

Award / Grant / Bursary
Vancouver Coast & Mts

Grace Cameron Rogers Scholarship – Deadline August 30th, 2013
This scholarship is awarded to a practicing and/or emerging craftsperson to attend a recognized school or course to upgrade technical or design skills, or to seek a stimulus for greater creativity and inspiration.

As the cost of craft-related education (tuition, materials, travel, accommodation, etc.) can be high, there is an ongoing need for financial assistance to craftspeople to help defray these costs. The principle of the Grace Cameron Rogers Fund is held in trust by the CCBC, and the interest generated is awarded to a deserving member. The current award is for $1000.

Eligibility
•    Must be a CCBC member in good standing to apply
•    Must be a BC resident.
•    CCBC Board Members and paid staff are not eligible. They will become eligible
•    one year after the date of the resignation from CCBC.
•    Previous recipients must wait 3 years before reapplying to the scholarship
•    Maximum of 2 scholarships awarded per person.

For application information please click here.

The Filberg Festival Professional Development Bursary – Deadline is August 30th, 2013
Through generous annual donations from the Filberg Festival, the Craft Council of BC is able to provide a bi-annual bursary for a craft artist to pursue a professional development activity that supports the growth of their limited or unlimited production line. The professional development can apply to either the business or artistic aspects of your practice.

The bursary includes:

  1. An opportunity to participate in the Filberg Festival, the year after completion of the professional development activity. The artist will not to go through the jurying process and will receive a 50% reduction in booth fees. Notice of intent to participate must be sent to the Filberg Festival no later than December 1, 2013 in order to participate in the 2014 Filberg Festival.
  2. A one thousand dollar ($1000) financial contribution to further the recipient’s professional development

Eligibility
•    Must be a CCBC member in good standing to apply
•    Must be a BC resident.
•    CCBC Board Members and paid staff are not eligible. They will become eligible one year after the date of the resignation from CCBC.
•    Previous recipients must wait 3 years before reapplying to the bursary
•    Maximum of 2 bursaries awarded per person.

For application information please click here

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