The Joseph F. Stauffer Prizes are awarded in recognition of emerging Canadian artists' talents in music, visual arts and literature.
What is this prize?
The Joseph S. Stauffer Prizes are awarded to Canadian artists who exhibit strong artistic potential in music, visual arts and literature.
Up to three prizes of $5,000 each (one in each discipline).
How to Qualify
Applicants previously qualified for these prizes by applying to the Grants to Professional Musicians – Individuals, Project Grants to Visual Artists or Grants to Professional Writers: Creative Writing.
As of 1 April 2017, applicants to the Explore and Create program may be considered for these awards.
An assessment committee will select the recipients from all eligible applicants.
Who created this prize?
These prizes are awarded to honour the memory of Joseph S. Stauffer, whose bequest enabled the Canada Council to encourage young Canadians of outstanding promise or potential.
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