This award was established by the Aaron Family in appreciation of the education their children received at Western Canada High School.


Aaron Family

Where Tenable

Western Canada High School (WCHS)

Field of Study

Theatre or Technical Theatre






Open to students registered in grade 12 who are completing the requirements of a high school diploma. Applicants must have demonstrated academic progress in grade 12 and marks sufficient for entrance to a post-secondary area of study.

Applicants are required to be continuing on into post-secondary studies in theatre or technical theatre. Students need to exhibit strong leadership skills within the theatre program at WCHS and participated in at least one WCHS drama production and completed Drama 30.

Applicants submit an original essay of approximately 500 words on “Why they want to pursue a career in the theatre”. The essay should show a passion for the theatre and arts.

Selection will be based on academics, the essay and theatre participation.


Online application available at Applicants should check with their guidance office for more information and are encouraged to discuss their application with the Scholarship Coordinator at their high school.

Selection & Payment

Recipients are selected in May. To claim the award, within eighteen (18) months of notification of award, the recipient must be registered in an eligible program of

post-secondary study in Canada of at least two years duration, or an eligible skilled trades or apprenticeship program. Payments are made to the post-secondary institution.


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