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J.B.C. Watkins Awards: Music and Theatre

Current winner: Mireille Camier

Current winner: Mireille Camier


The J.B.C Watkins Awards are an opportunity for artists to develop their talents in music or theatre and to pursue graduate studies at the international level.

What is this prize?

The J.B.C. Watkins fellowships are offered to professional Canadian artists in music and theatre wishing to pursue postgraduate studies outside Canada, ideally in Denmark, Norway, Sweden or Iceland.

Prize amount

$5,000 each

How to qualify

Applicants previously qualified for this award by applying to the Grants to Professional Musicians - Individuals and Grants to Theatre Artists.

As of 1 April 2017, applicants to the Explore and Create program may be considered for it.

An assessment committee will select the recipients from all eligible applicants.

We are committed to equity in all our activities, including the administration of our prizes.



Who created this prize?

These fellowships are funded by a bequest from the late John B.C. Watkins.

Further Information

Sarah Brown

Program Officer

E-mail: sarah.brown@canadacouncil.ca

613-566-4414, ext. 6004

Toll free: 1-800-263-5588, ext. 6004

Fax: (613) 566-4390

TTY: 1-866-585-5559


Prize Amount


By program

Cumulative list of winners