The Dreamcatcher Charitable Foundation supports the Toronto Academy of Acting for Film & Television. The Dreamcatcher Charitable Foundation is a nationally recognized philanthropic organization. Since 2004, the Foundation has continued to provide life-changing opportunities to Aboriginal People through the provision of financial grants. We have granted thousands of dollars to those in need right across the country. In a short period of time, we have made a huge impact in the lives of our applicants and in turn their communities. Today, we are one of Canada’s leading charitable Aboriginal Foundations dedicated to providing talented, passionate and energetic youth and individuals the support they need today, to become tomorrows community leaders.

The Foundation addresses situations that are unique to the First Nations community and provides financial assistance to eligible applicants in the areas of: Arts and Culture Click on link

You may also check out these other websites for scholarships, bursaries and awards available to students

Accessible Media Inc

There are 2 awards for $5000. For more information contact

Amercian Student Scholarships


The Horatio Alger Scholarship 

  1. Must be under the age of 30
  2. Applying for a career & technical scholarship
  3. Have finished their high school education
  4. provide a letter how they have overcome adversity
  5. Must show proof they are an American citizen

Scholarship is up to $2,500.00.

For more information visit

Open to apply only between March of every year to May of every year.

American students can do further research by clicking this link regarding studying abroad. 

Film School will assist American students with a scholarship of up to $2,500.00. To qualify for the film schools scholarship please send an email to as to what the film school will require.

Federal Pell Grant

Federal Pell Grants usually are awarded only to undergraduate students who have not earned a bachelor’s or a professional degree. (In some cases, however, a student enrolled in a postbaccalaureate teacher certification program might receive a Federal Pell Grant.) You are not eligible to receive a Federal Pell Grant if you are incarcerated in a federal or state penal institution or are subject to an involuntary civil commitment upon completion of a period of incarceration for a forcible or nonforcible sexual offense

Ruth Whitney Scholars

KODAK Student Scholarship Program

NYCDA Scholarships

Tisch Scholarship Guide

Federal Perkins Loan

The Barbara Moore Jordan Scholarship was established in memory of Barbara Moore Jordan, Class of 1954, by her family, to help young people achieve their goals in the dramatic arts.

The Brenda Forbes Scholarship was derived from a bequest by the distinguished British-born actress.

The Charles Jehlinger Scholarship, created with gifts from administrators and senior faculty of The Academy Los Angeles honors the memory of Charles Jehlinger,the Academy’s Director of Instruction for over 50 years.

The Cleavon Little Scholarship, created through a campaign led by alumnus Judd Hirsch, provides assistance to minority students in memory of Cleavon Little, Class of 1967.

The Dina Merrill Scholarship Fund was derived from a Gala Tribute in honor of Academy alumnaDina Merrill in April of 2005.

The Frances Fuller Scholarship was established in memory of actress Frances Fuller, Class of 1928,a former Director of the Academy.

The Franklin Haven Sargent Scholarship was derived from the estate of the Academy’s founder.

The George Nichols III Scholarship was derived from a bequest by a member of the Academy’s Board of Trustees, and from memorial gifts made in his honor.

The Gordon A. Rust Scholarship was derived from a bequest by a longtime member of the Academy’s Board of Trustees.

The Greta Nissen Scholarship was established in memory of the Norwegian-born silent film actress, to provide assistance to female students.

The Harryetta Peterka Scholarship was established by family, friends, colleagues, alumni and trustees in memory of Harryetta Peterka, Class of 1958, who served the Academy and its students as an acting teacher, play director and Director of Instruction.

The Henrietta Alice Metcalf Memorial Scholarship For Drama was established through a bequest by Addison Metcalf, in memory of his mother, a life-long devotee of the theatre.

The Hume Cronyn Scholarship honors Hume Cronyn, Class of 1934.

The John Peck Scholarship was established by a bequest from the long-time member of the faculty and Head of the Vocal Production Department in Los Angeles.

The Julie Harris Scholarship honors the distinguished actress, and was made possible in part by a grant from Hallmark Cards, Inc.

The Kirk Douglas Scholarship honors Kirk Douglas, Class of 1941.