The Nova Scotia Talent Trust (NSTT) is a registered charity that provides scholarships to Nova Scotians who demonstrate exceptional potential and commitment to become established artists in their chosen fields.

Our annual scholarships include theatre, film/new media, literary arts, dance, music, voice, circus arts, visual arts, and design. 

Talent Trust scholarship recipient performances and events, and news about our 75th anniversary celebrations in 2019 can be found on our blog.

 

Stories

Testimonials

  • Jane Archibald

  • I was one of many young Nova Scotians who received support from the NSTT at an early stage in my career. That vote of confidence meant a lot!

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  • Katie Cochrane

  • Having been actively involved in the arts community… I’m excited to bring my passion and determination to this amazing opportunity and hope to share what I’ve learned with my home province in the future.

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  • Lucas March

  • If it wasn’t for the generous support of family, friends, community partners, and organizations like the Talent Trust, I wouldn’t be able to do what I do. I hope to inspire other music students in my community and province.

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  • Gavin Fraser

  • My goal is to compose and perform music full-time. With your generous help, I’m closer to that reality. Your organization is essential to emerging artists in Nova Scotia. Thank you for your support.

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  • Caitlin McGuire

  • I cannot adequately express in words the gratitude I feel not only for the financial support your scholarship provides, but the support and belief in my artistic practice. As an emerging artist this support is invaluable.

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  • Gabrielle Kachan

  • Being able to follow my dream and have the support of the Talent Trust means the world to me! I’m very grateful for the jury’s confidence in me as an emerging artist and the financial support you’ve given to all the recipients.

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Awards

  • Lieutenant Governor Award
    (Any Discipline)
  • Raymond Simpson Award (Music)
  • Charlotte Wilson-Hammond/ VANS Award (Visual Arts)
  • Shelagh Mackenzie Award
    (Film and Video)
  • Janice Merritt Flemming Award (Dance)

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