State Government Art Scholarships

Applications Close: 1st of February 2016

Young artists are encouraged to apply for $10,000 scholarships under a major new State Government scheme to develop emerging artistic talent. The scholarship program includes 100 scholarship grants available valued at $10,000 each for rural and regional artists over the next four years.

The scholarship program aims to helps young regional artists aged between 18 and 25 develop their careers and connect with arts organisations and training opportunities.

The scholarships are available to fund activities including mentorships or internships, residencies, short-term courses and workshops, art related travel and the creation of new work.

The first 16 inaugural scholarships were awarded in August, and applications are open until 1 February 2016 for the remaining nine for 2015/16.

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