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Friendly humans are standing by and ready to help. Call 1-888-337-7834 or select live chat Monday to Friday, 10 am - 6 pm ET.

Friendly humans are standing by and ready to help. Call 1-888-337-7834 or select live chat Monday to Friday, 10 am - 6 pm ET.

How To Apply

How To Apply:

Click here to create a SurveyMonkey Apply account and start your application process.

What you’ll need:

  1. About 15 minutes of your time
  2. Internet access and the ability to upload documents
  3. A photo of a recent government photo ID
  4. Access to your bank accounts, or a copy of your most recent bank statements
  5. Documentation of your income from the live performance sector (tax returns, contracts, pay stubs, etc.)
    AND/OR
    Documentation of your professional history (resume, bio, etc.)

What if I don’t have these items?

That’s okay! Please call or email our office and we can help you figure out if you can apply using other information.

What happens once I apply?

The Application Process – What to expect 

Step 1: Application

The application contains 4 sections: Basic Information, Professional Eligibility and Work History, Financial Situation, and Request/Declaration. It should take about 15 minutes to complete. After you submit your application, you will receive an email confirmation from noreply@mail.smapply.net.

Step 2: Review

The Client Services Representative team will check your application and let you know if we have any follow-up questions or require any additional documentation to complete your application. A team of Application Reviewers with extensive professional experience in the live performance sector will review your application and make a decision. 

Step 3: Decision & Payment

You will receive an email with information about the Review Committee’s decision. Our intention is to advise you of the results of the assessment and, if approved, have a cheque in the mail to you within 45 days.

I have more questions / Can someone help me with this form?

We are here to help.

  • Call us at 1-888-337-7834 with questions about the program or the application process
  • Use the chat function on this website to talk to program staff directly
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