For the third year running Sky, in association with IdeasTap, is giving away five £30,000 bursaries and mentoring support to talented artists aged 18-30 from the UK and Ireland.
The scholarships are designed to help emerging artists from a range of different disciplines to develop their creative practice and take their work to the next level. In addition to the £30,000 bursary, winners are also paired with relevant business and creative mentors from Sky and their industry to support them along the way.
Sky Arts will be giving away five bursaries in this round, and Sky Academy Arts Scholarships is open to applications from individuals working in the following fields:
Performing arts: theatre-makers including directors, spoken word artists, puppeteers and live artists
Dance: dancers and choreographers
Music: musicians, composers, songwriters and conductors
Visual art: including painters, sculptors, photographers, animators and digital artists
Creative producing: do you bring together disparate parts of culture in exciting and innovative ways? This category is open to creative producers working in visual arts, theatre, film and performance/dance
Creative writing: including playwrights, novelists, graphic novelists and poets but not film or TV scripts
Restrictions: to apply, you must be an IdeasTap member aged 18-30 on the closing date and either be a citizen of the UK or Ireland or have been resident in the UK or Ireland for the last five years.
Deadline to apply for the Sky Academy Arts Scholarships is 6 December. Apply at www.ideastap.com/sky