XI. J.E.A. Crake Drama Graduate in Residence

The Crake Foundation, established by the late J.E.A. Crake, Josiah Wood Professor of Classics and Head of the Classics Department at Mount Allison from 1946 to 1976, offers a grant in support of a program to invite to campus a Mount Allison graduate who has made a significant contribution to the field of theatre.

Terms and conditions

  1. The Graduate in Residence program will be administered by the Director of Drama with the advice of the Drama Group.
  2. The program is open to any Mount Allison graduate who has made a significant contribution to the field of theatre.
  3. The recipient will be invited to visit the campus for a period of at least 3 days, give a public presentation on the theme How I got there from here, to visit classes, interact with students and provide other workshops and/or presentations in their area of expertise.
  4. The grant will be expended on travel, per diem expenses, an honorarium, and incidental expenses involved in the visit.
  5. The account for this program may carry forward a balance equal to of 15% of the value of the grant. Any funds in excess of that amount will be incorporated into the standard funding for the following year.
  6. The Director of Drama will provide recipients with a copy of the biographical information available at jeacrakefoundation.org/jea-crake-bio.
  7. The J.E.A. Crake Foundation must be acknowledged in any publications or other works (including art works, musical compositions, plays, conference presentations, lectures, etc.) arising from the awards received. In addition the Foundation would appreciate being informed a week in advance of any public presentation/performance resulting from the awards.


  1. The Development Office will, by May 20, provide the Foundation with the following information from the Director of Drama and the Controller:
    1. A report on the activities of the Graduate in Residence for the current academic year.
    2. A statement from the Controller verifying that the funds in this account were spent in accordance with the terms and conditions stated and the status of the account as of May 1.
  2. The Foundation will inform the University by January 30 of the amount of funding that will be provided for the J.E.A. Crake Drama Graduate in Residence program for the academic year beginning the following July 1.

Grant for the J.E.A. Crake Drama Graduate in Residence: $2,500.

[August, 2023]