Performing Arts Micro Bursaries

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Deadline: 09 January 2018

The Jerwood Charitable Foundation are interested in proposals for development activities in the performing arts where a clear and specific learning opportunity has been identified. This could be for the making of new work, research, travel, training or mentoring.

The awards are for individuals who have been practicing professionally for no more than 10 years, have completed their formal education and are resident in the UK.

Applications for course fees or any associated study or living costs will not be accepted.

This fund has been created using legacy funds from the BBC Performing Arts Fund to provide individuals with direct support for their professional and creative development, without the expectation of an specific product output and/or public engagement. 

The selectors are: Nikki Tomlinson, Lead Artist Advisor, Artsadmin, and Independent Producer; Soweto Kinch, Alto-Saxophonist and MC; and Jon Opie, Deputy Director, Jerwood Charitable Foundation.

Applications will be assessed on:

- Meeting the eligibility criteria.
- The potential of the activity you have identified to impact positively on your practice/career.
- The need for the activity - would it happen otherwise?
- Your ability to manage and make a success of the activity.
Please note that activity requested to be supported cannot commence before 1 March 2018

There is no application fee.

We regret that we are not able to offer detailed feedback should your application be unsuccessful.

Please do visit the Jerwood Charitable Foundation website for more information on eligibility criteria and how to apply.

Location: All Scotland ,England, Wales, Northern Ireland, International

For further information, please contact, or call 020 7261 0279, or visit

The deadline is Tuesday 09 January 2018 at 17:00.

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