Monday, 29 February 2016

Sky Academy Arts Scholarships For Young Artists in the UK

Sky Academy Arts Scholarships, running in partnership with Hiive, are offering financial support and mentoring for five talented young artists (that includes animators!) aged 18-30 from across the UK and Ireland.

If you've every wanted to do a personal arts project, but lack the funding to make it happen - this might be for you.

The aim of the scholarships is to "give young people the time, space and money they need to develop their creative practice and unlock their potential".

What's this all about?
Each artist will receive £30,000/€40,000 towards the development of an artistic project and the cost of living for one year, along with mentoring from senior Sky staff and professionals from the arts industry.

What else do you get?
Non-financial benefits include mentoring from senior Sky staff and a senior individual from the arts industry, support from a dedicated artist manager, wider development support from Sky (marketing, budgeting, PR etc) and a short film about your project and practice.

What is the deadline?
The deadline for applications is 10 March 2016 at 5pm.

How many scholarships are there?
Four scholarships will be awarded to artists from the UK and one scholarship will be awarded to an artist living in Ireland.

Where can you apply?
Follow this link:

Here at Animation Apprentice we encourage all our students (in this case, those in the UK and Ireland) to apply for scholarships and competitions. You might not win, but the experience you get will help you raise your game, and have more chance of winning the next time.

To find out more about Animation Apprentice, click here for a link to Frequently Asked Questions. To sign up for our next classroom at Animation Apprentice, follow this link

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