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Jacques Israelievitch Scholarship in Interdisciplinary Arts


The Jacques Israelievitch Scholarship in Interdisciplinary Arts will be granted to a full-time graduate student enrolled in the School of Arts, Media, Performance & Design. The scholarship will be granted to incoming students, but in any year where no incoming student qualifies the award may be granted to a graduate student in a higher year of study. To be eligible students must demonstrate outstanding academic merit, artistic excellence and artistic practice of interdisciplinary and cross departmental nature. Student must demonstrate their interdisciplinary vision and a special gift of the arts through a one-page application statement. Preference will first be granted to students who are themselves gifted musicians and secondary consideration will be granted to those that have a musical component to their vision.


Students must be nominated by their Graduate Program Director.

  • This award is adjudicated by the School of Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD). A call for nominations from AMPD Graduate Programs will be announced during the winter term. Nominations must be submitted by Graduate Programs to the AMPD Research Officer by the due date specified in the call for nominations. Students should let their Graduate Program Director know as soon as possible if they would like to be considered and confirm the nomination deadline. 
  • This scholarship prioritizes incoming students, however, if no incoming students meet the criteria, there will be a second call announced later in the winter term for nominees in higher years of study. 


  • Statement of research
  • CV
  • Transcripts, unofficial or official, (supplied by graduate program from admissions file), or can be a student copy downloaded from the student account. Must include the last two years or all years of graduate studies
  • Letter of nomination (supplied by Graduate Program Director)