The Bill 7 Award helps students attain their first degree or diploma with funding in the amount of $3,500. The Bill 7 Award Trust was established in 1987 to provide post-secondary education scholarships to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirited or queer (LGBTQ) students with demonstrated financial need who are pursuing a first degree, diploma or certification in any Ontario post-secondary institution.
Scholarship Opportunities at Metalworks Institute
There are a variety of scholarships available through Metalworks Institute and in association with Metalworks Institute. Please find the scholarship and application information below.
Looking for other options? There are a range of other financial assistance programs available to help Metalworks Institute students finance their education. Check out the Financial Aid page to learn more.
The annual Clarkson Music Theatre Performing Arts Scholarship is a $1,000 Bursary awarded each year to a graduating student who is a Mississauga Resident, entering a post-secondary education, with proven and special ability in the Performing Arts and the intent to continue his/her studies in the Performing Arts (dance, music, acting, production). The student’s pursuit of Artistic improvement may be achieved through courses in post-secondary studies, extra-curricular involvement, private lessons or other proven means. Special consideration will be given to applicants who are in need of financial help AND /OR have a record of involvement in Community Theatre. Clarkson Music Theatre is pleased to continue its mandate to foster young people, music and theatre in Mississauga through this program.
The Laurie Pallett Metalworks Institute Scholarship has been established in honor of the Mississauga Arts Council’s Founding Executive Director. For decades Laurie Pallett has been a champion for the arts in Mississauga and her commitment to the arts continues to inspire those in the community. Through her leadership, the Mississauga Arts Council was a catalyst for founding many of the arts establishments within the community including the Meadowvale Theatre, the Art Gallery of Mississauga and the Living Arts Centre.
The Mississauga Waterfront Festival provides annual scholarships to two deserving students who aspire to excel within the live events sector of the entertainment industry. Currently, the award entitles each recipient to receive a $2,000 scholarship upon the successful completion of the one-year Live Event & Concert Production (LECP) program at Metalworks Institute.
The Slaight Family Scholarship is awarded annually to a deserving student with aspirations of excelling as a performer in the music industry. Currently, the award entitles the recipient to full tuition for either Metalworks Institute’s two-year Music Performance & Technology Advanced Diploma Program or Metalworks Institute’s two-year Music Performance Advanced Diploma Program. Other education-related costs, including textbooks, supplies, housing or any other fees associated with the program are not included.
Metalworks Institute applicants who have graduated from a Canadian secondary school having achieved a final academic average of 80% or higher, and meet the terms and conditions of the scholarship, are awarded the Student Recognition Entrance Scholarship according to the following values:
Final Academic Average
95% or higher – Scholarship value of $1000
90% to 94.9% – Scholarship value of $700
80% to 89.9% – Scholarship value of $500
The Canada’s Walk of Fame Emerging Musician / Metalworks Institute Scholarship provides a selected recipient with a $10,000.00 tuition scholarship towards;
– Any full-time Diploma Program
– Online Certificate Course Bundle
at Metalworks Institute of Sound & Music Production. Other education-related costs, including the balance of tuition, textbooks, supplies, housing and any other fees associated with the programs are not included.
This annual post-secondary award program will help launch the careers of 4 high potential young individuals who are on the cusp of graduating from post-secondary music studies. Selected scholarship recipients will be given a financial award of $4,000 and attend an all-inclusive trip to Toronto for a 4-day mentoring and networking experience.