Arts Council Bursary Awards

Arts Council Bursary Awards

The deadline for the next round of the Arts Council's Bursary Awards is Thursday, 13 June 2019 at 5.30pm.

The window for making an application opens on Tuesday, 14 May 2019.

The Bursary Award is available in the following art forms:

  • Literature (English Language)
  • Literature (Irish Language)
  • Traditional Arts
  • Visual Arts
  • Young People, Children & Education

The Arts Council provides Bursary Awards in order to assist individual artists in the development of their art practice. The award emphasises the value and benefit to an artist’s development that is derived from a focused period of engagement with their practice.

Guidelines for each award are published on the available funding section on the Arts Council website.

Please note

Applications will only be accepted through the Arts Council’s online services website. Applicants who have not previously used this system must register in advance of making an application. It is recommended that applicants allow five working days for registration prior to making an application.

For more information, visit the Arts Council Website here