We support up to three scholarships:
-one, with a value of $1500, to a
graduating student from Gulf Island
Secondary School. The award for a
graduating GISS student is announced
at the graduation ceremony.
Information on the GISS award is
available through the school's web site.
-Up to two music awards, each with a
value of $500, to a Salt Spring Island
community member wishing to pursue
music studies and who demonstrates
promise, commitment and an
enthusiastic attitude. Consideration
will be given to community involvement
in musical activities such as
performances, concerts and training.
Preference will be given to candidates
intending to study voice and/or who are
members of a community or school
An applicant may receive only one of
the Salt Spring Singers awards in any
one year. Each spring, invitations to
apply for the community awards are
advertised in the Gulf Islands
Driftwood and on
To donate to the
The Salt Spring Singers are grateful
to our many supporters for their
donations to our Scholarship Fund.
Over the years, you have helped us
maintain our scholarships through
our concert fundraising efforts. This
year, we need your help more than
ever. Due to the cancellation of our
concerts in 2020 and 2021, our
Scholarship Fund is almost
exhausted, and we may not be able
to offer a GISS scholarship or
community music awards in 2022.
If you can help, please make a
donation online at CanadaHelps.org.
Search for “Salt Spring Singers” on
the Find a Charity page. Click on
Salt Spring Singers. In the Donate to
this Charity page choose the
Scholarship Fund (it is the default)
in the “Apply donation to a fund set
up by this charity.” CanadaHelps will
issue a tax receipt.
Thank you for helping us give the
gift of music education to fellow