David A. Wyatt Reel Pride Filmmaker Bursary

To qualify for this bursary, the candidate must meet the following criteria:


  • Applicant who identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirited, queer or intersex (LGBTTQ*).
  • Canadian citizen or landed immigrant.
  • Pursuing undergraduate studies full-time in the fields of film and/or video that:
    • Relate to the cultural expression of lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgender, queers and/or intersex (LGBTTQ*) individuals; and/or
    • Educate the mainstream community about LGBTTQ* lives and/or issues.
  • Awarding of the scholarship will be conditional upon confirmed acceptance of admission to a post-secondary institution.
  • Relevant institution must offer programs that are a minimum of 16 weeks of study and lead to a degree, diploma or certificate and must be located within Canada.


  • Candidate must have graduated from high school or have obtained a GED (or equivalent).
  • Candidate must be able to demonstrate involvement in the LGBTTQ* community and/or demonstrated creative expression related to LGBTTQ* identity.
  • Applicant's financial situation may be considered by Selection Committee.

Application Process

Submission of an original plus 2 copies of the entire application package which must include:

  • Completed application form for the David A. Wyatt Reel Pride Filmmaker Bursary.
  • A description of why you have chosen to pursue film/video studies and how queer identity might relate to or influence your future cultural work or studies. (maximum 750 words).
  • An outline of your extracurricular activities as they relate to this scholarship. (maximum 750 words).
  • Two references from individuals who can speak to your community involvement, extracurricular activities or creative excellence.
  • Samples of past creative work - optional (examples include; short videos, still photography, creative and/or writing, graphic design, and fine art). Submit no more than three samples - please be aware that due to possible excess of materials submitted, the selection committee may not be able to review materials in their entirety. Do not submit originals.
  • Personal letter outlining financial situation (maximum 500 words)
  • Copy of official transcripts from high school or post-secondary institution.



  • April 30, 2018


Submit applications to:

David A. Wyatt Reel Pride Filmmaker Bursary
445 River Avenue
Winnipeg MB. R3L 0C3

Please note:  Submissions and support materials will not be returned.



Download the Application and Checklist as a PDF below: