Aberdeen Arts Centre: Bursaries for North East Creatives

Closing date: Wed 3 Jul 2024: 11pm

Following the start of the Artist Development Bursaries in 2023, Aberdeen Arts Centre are excited to be offering another three bursaries in 2024.

Each bursary will include:
– £500 towards costs and fees.
– A week of in-kind space in the studio at the Children’s Theatre.
– Three meetings during the bursary with the Director of Aberdeen Arts Centre.

For this round of bursaries, they are looking for ideas that will support your development as an individual creative. You might have an idea and need to do research. You might be at the stage of creating. You could need time and support applying for larger amounts of funding.

Applications for activity as part of a group might be considered but is not the key focus for this round of bursaries. If you would like to have a chat about this before applying, please email amy@aberdeenartscentre.com.

Key Criteria & Information
Creatives can be practicing in any and multi-art form and they encourage applications from creative practitioners at an early stage of their career. They also encourage applications from people who are currently under-represented in the arts sector in the UK. Applications from people living in / with strong links to the North East of Scotland will be prioritised.

The week of in-kind support can be flexible around other commitments. There will be a total of three bursaries awarded and can be applied for per project. Your willingness to evaluate and feedback on how the bursary supported your development will be appreciated.

Application Format & Key Dates
To apply please send an expression of interest outlining:
– The name and brief biography of the creative(s) who will be involved
– The links you have with the North East of Scotland
– The creative idea you’ll be focusing on
– How the bursary will help you develop as a creative
– An ideal timeframe and options for flexibility

You can send this in the method best for you (email, video, voice recording, etc) to amy@aberdeenartscentre.com.

Closing date for applications: Wed 3 July 2024
Video interviews: Week commencing 8 July 2024

All applications will be acknowledged. Applicants will hear by 5pm on Fri 5 July 2024 whether they have been invited to a video interview.

For further information, please contact amy@aberdeenartscentre.com, call 01224 635208 or visit https://www.aberdeenartscentre.com/latest/artist-development-bursaries-2024

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Closing date: Wed 3 Jul 2024: 11pm