Feature Article
Welcome to the January edition of our Newsletter
News this month
Literature Bursary Award Information Clinic hosted by Munster Literature Centre
Places Matter Conference: creating diverse participation in the arts 28 March 2019 – Save the date
Arts Council seeks Per Cent for Art adviser
Grants and Awards
The Liam O’Flynn Award - Closing date - 5:30 p.m, Thursday 17 January 2019
Bursary Awards next closing date - 5:30 p.m., Thursday, 31 Jan 2019
Ireland Chair of Poetry Student Prize and Travel Award
Arts Council announces Anthony Cronin Award 2019
News from the community
Nollaig na mBan 2019
Jack Harte Bursary Award 2019 winner announced
Waterford Healing Arts Trust opens call for Artist in Residence 2019
Creative Europe Desk
A round up of events in 2018
Bursary Awards next closing date - 5:30 p.m., Thursday, 31 Jan 2019

The deadline for the next round of the Arts Council's Bursary Awards is Thursday, 31 January 2019

The window for making an application opens on Tuesday, 18 December 2018

The Bursary Award is available in the following artforms:

  • Architecture
  • Arts Participation
  • Circus
  • Dance
  • Film
  • Literature (English Language)
  • Music
  • Opera
  • Street Art & Spectacle
  • Theatre
  • Visual Arts

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.

A second round of the Bursary Award will be offered in May 2019 for Literature (English and Irish language), Traditional Arts, Visual Arts, YPCE.

Guidelines for each award are published on the available fundingsection on our website.

Please note

  • You may apply for only one Bursary Award in any one calendar year.
  • You may not apply to Round 1 of the Bursary Award in 2019 (closing date 31 January 2019) if you were awarded a Bursary Award in the second round of 2018 (closing date 12 July 2018).
  • You may not apply for a Bursary Award in 2019 if you were awarded a Next Generation Artists Award in 2018.

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.