Thursday, 1 June 2017

Next Generation bursary award

Closing date 17:30, Thursday 29 June 2017
Maximum awarded €15,000
Applicant type Individual Artist
Collaborative application possible? Yes
Telephone 01 6180 200

The purpose of the Next Generation bursary award is to support a group of promising artists across all disciplines at an early but pivotal stage in their career. Recipients will receive €15,000 and will also take part in a collective week-long residential programme in spring 2018. Joint applications and interdisciplinary applications are welcomed. The selection panel will comprise, a non-voting Council Chair, two Council members, and a number of external panellists. This award is designed to support emerging artists to:
Buy time to develop their work and practice
Support unique development needs to advance their own practice (this might be through engagement with a mentor, research, non-formal study and/or non-vocational training, collaborative partnerships, etc.). Applicants must detail the development need that would most advance his or her career at this time.

It will prioritise those who;
Demonstrate ambition and vision for their work
Show potential to develop and strengthen a distinctive and assured creative practice
Show how they will benefit artistically from timely support for their artistic development;
Demonstrate in a compelling way how the award and financial investment of this level and at this particular time will have a transformative effect in bringing them to the next stage of their artistic development.

How do I apply for this?
Download and read the guidelines available at the top right-hand corner of this page.
Check if there is any mandatory supporting material that must accompany your application. We may provide a template for the supporting material. If so, you can download it from the supporting materials section at the top right-hand corner of this page.
All applications must be made through the online services website. You will be able to upload a wide range of support materials in electronic format along with your application form.
You must be registered with the online services website to make an application. If you are not already registered, we recommend you register for online services as far in advance of the deadline as possible, as it may take five days for your online services registration to be processed.
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