Awards and scholarships

AUArts connects students with over $200,000 in scholarships, awards, bursaries, fellowships and prizes (collectively Awards) each year, in addition to providing access to community and government award opportunities.   

Thank you to our donors!

AUArts is grateful to the generous donors who support students through awards and bursaries throughout their programs.


Available to students entering AUArts for the first time - these awards are applied as tuition credit.

Entrance awards

External awards

Students are encouraged to explore other sources of funding to cover their expenses while attending AUArts. Check out the links to learn about award opportunities outside the university.

External awards


All MFA in Craft Media applicants will automatically be considered for entrance scholarships, based on the merit of their applications. You do not need to apply for these awards.

MFA awards and scholarships