Jerwood Bursaries: Artists with 1-5 years experience can apply for up to £1250

Opportunity Closing Date: 
Monday, September 9, 2019 - 17:00

What do you need to progress your practice and/or career?

Jerwood Bursaries provide funding of up to £1,250 to help you explore and develop your practice by enabling you to gain new skills and knowledge. We want you to have the opportunity to pursue your interests independently and on your own terms.

A Jerwood Bursary can support your development by funding meaningful opportunities to reflect on and grow your creative practice. This might include new partners for collaboration, receive mentoring or take part in training, conferences and workshops. It can support development of your creative practice by covering the costs of self-initiated residencies and by supporting early-stage research and testing of brand new ideas. We want you to suggest activities that will help you to learn and take control of the development of your artistic practice and career.

What kind of activities can you apply for?

  • mentoring, coaching, critical feedback
  • professional and/or specialised training
  • taking part in conferences or workshops
  • self-initiated residencies
  • networking and/or membership of artistic networks
  • learning specific skills and knowledge
  • undertaking early-stage research and first test

Jerwood Bursaries 2019 round two: for applicants within one- five years’ professional experience
For individuals whose first professional experience will have been between 2014 and 2018, unless they have had a career change or break.

Fund opens for applications: 15 July 2019
Applications must be received by: 5pm, 9 September 2019
Decisions will be communicated by: 25 October 2019

If successful, your professional development activity can begin on or after 4 November 2019.

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