Goodwill Shakespeare & BC Drama Festival Scholarships


Acting for Film & Television and Acting Essentials Programs

Scholarship Opportunities for Aspiring BC Actors


Vancouver Film School is proud to announce up to $25,000 in scholarship funding to be awarded in August 2019 in partnership with the Goodwill Shakespeare Festival and National Theatre School BC Drama Festival. This scholarship is exclusively offered to participants of these festivals for enrollment into the 2019 or 2020 school year for either the Acting for Film & Television or Acting Essentials programs.

Scholarship Breakdown

  • One $10,000 award for the Acting for Film & Television Program (12 month program)
  • One $3,000 award for the Acting Essentials Program
  • Up to $12,000 in partial scholarships awarded to runner up applicants

Scholarship Details

  • Opening on April 28, 2019 and closing on July 1, 2019
  • Applications will be open for high school grade 11/12 students from across British Columbia who participated in either the Goodwill Shakespeare Festival or National Theatre School BC Drama Festival in 2019
  • Winners will be announced in August 2019
  • Each applicant will provide an audition and application for consideration to be reviewed by a Vancouver Film School committee
  • Winners will be selected based on creative potential and any obstacles they’ve had to overcome prior to applying.