Young People, Children, and Education Bursary Award

Applications are now open for The Arts Council’s Young People, Children and Education Bursary Award.

Application deadline is 17:30 on Thursday, 20 June 2024. Learn more here.

The Young People, Children and Education Bursary Award supports the professional development of artists by enabling them to spend time developing their practice. The award is specifically focused on helping artists to improve their capacity to develop or present high-quality arts experiences with or for children and young people. It is open to individual artists and practitioners working in a creative capacity in any artform, including arts facilitators, curators or programmers.

Access Supports: If you have a disability and would like help applying, contact our Access Officer as early as possible before the deadline.

Note: applications will only be accepted through the Arts Council’s Online Services site. If you have not used Online Services before you must register for a login to be able to apply for funding. It is important that you register as early as possible as it may take up to five working days for your registration to be processed.