2019 Bursary Information

  • three $2000 bursaries awarded

  • for post-secondary creative arts students

  • application deadline was July 31

2019 Bursary Winners:
sierra Shaw, Bree Vanderleest & Shaughnessy O’Brien
(each recipient received $2000) 

L to R: Scott John, bursary committee;  Bree Vanderleest , bursary recipient; Jennifer Finlay, bursary committee; Gerry Sellars, Vernon Towne Cinema manager

L to R: Scott John, bursary committee; Bree Vanderleest, bursary recipient; Jennifer Finlay, bursary committee; Gerry Sellars, Vernon Towne Cinema manager

OSA President Vicki Porter presenting a $2000 bursary to  Sierra Shaw . OSA executive members Diana Cameron and Jennifer Finlay, and Towne Cinema owner Gerry Sellars also present.

OSA President Vicki Porter presenting a $2000 bursary to Sierra Shaw. OSA executive members Diana Cameron and Jennifer Finlay, and Towne Cinema owner Gerry Sellars also present.


2018 Bursary Winners:
Jenna Tulak & Nelya McDowell
(each recipient received $2000) 

From Left: OSA Reps Sally Evans and Vicki Porter, recipient  Jenna Tulak , and Gerry Sellers (Towne Cinema)

From Left: OSA Reps Sally Evans and Vicki Porter, recipient Jenna Tulak, and Gerry Sellers (Towne Cinema)

Vicki Porter (OSA President) and Gerry Sellars (Towne Cinema) presenting the second 2018 Bursary to  Nelya McDowell  (centre)

Vicki Porter (OSA President) and Gerry Sellars (Towne Cinema) presenting the second 2018 Bursary to Nelya McDowell (centre)


2017 Our first bursary recipient!

Jacqueline Gignac

Jacqueline Gignac

Jackie is enrolled in Simon Fraser University's School of Contemporary Arts Dance Program, and was the recipient of the 2017 bursary.