Greely Players Performing Arts Bursary

Each year the Greely Players make available bursaries to high school graduates in the Ottawa area to continue their studies in the performing arts. These bursaries are awarded in July/August of each year. Potential applicants should check our website in March/April of each year for application requirements.

Applications for 2024 will be open in March 2024

The Greely Players Arts Bursary is awarded to a student who:

  • a) has been part of the Greely Players, or
  • b) has not been a part of the Greely Players but lives in the Osgoode Ward.

This individual must be accepted into a Fine Arts related program at the college / university level (dramatic arts, music, production, visual arts, dance, etc.).


Applicants must:

  1. Be less than 25 years of age on September 1st, 2024.
  2. Either, or both:
    a) Live in the Osgoode Ward of the city of Ottawa; or
    b) Be a past or present member of the Greely Players (either onstage or backstage or in the orchestra).
  3. Be attending, been accepted into, or have applied to a Fine Arts program at a post-secondary institution. In the latter two cases, applicants must provide documented proof of acceptance with the application or as soon as possible thereafter. (Fine Arts may include music, theatre, or dance, or backstage skills such as sound, lights, set design, etc.)
  4. Submit a completed application form below on or before 22 April 2024 to:
    Bursary Coordinator
  5. Applicants should provide at least two (2) relevant written references and contact details of the person providing the reference.

Former Bursary Winners