Scholarships & Awards

Kiwanis Arts Centre Society Scholarship Program

The Kiwanis Arts Centre Society offers annual scholarships towards further study for students enrolled in the performing arts at the Kiwanis Performing Arts Centre.

Scholarships are awarded based on proficiency, commitment, and dedication as witnessed and assessed by each student’s instructor or instructors. Awards are used to continue lessons for the upcoming fall season.  Instructors nominate potential students to the Kiwanis Arts Centre Society Board of Directors who award scholarships at the end of April.

Awardees are contacted by the KPAC Executive Director by the end of April and an awards package is given to the student at the Honour’s Concert, following the Peace River South Festival of the Arts.

KPAC Scholarships:


Wendy Cox Love of Dance Award- $200




Drums- $200

Violin- $200

Voice- $200


*In the event that the student does not continue studies in the up-coming year, they forfeit the KPAC scholarship.


The Jessica Burnell Inspiration Award



Named for Jessica Burnell, one KPAC’s most talented and inspiring dancers, this award is given to a deserving competitive student who demonstrates outstanding dedication, sportsmanship, and resiliency. To be considered for nomination, students will also have to inspire others, share their love of dance and serve as healthy and strong roles models for their peers.


We wish to recognize dancers who not only contribute to an empowered dance community, but who also strive for personal growth and development.  Funds awarded through the Jessica Burnell Inspiration Award can be used towards expenses incurred due to competition enrollment, such as dance or competition registration fees, costume purchase, or travel.


Financial Award- $1001



For more information regarding scholarships or awards, please contact the office at 250-782-9325.