2021 Graduate Scholarship Programme: Now open for applications

  • Up to £1000 cash
  • Studio space for up to 12 months
  • Mentor support, coaching and guidance
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Opportunity to have work permanently acquired into the University of Salford Art Collection

The Graduate Scholarship Programme, now in its seventh year, is open for applications for the 2021 cohort.

The 12 month scheme, managed by the University of Salford Art Collection in collaboration with Castlefield Gallery, supports artists in the crucial first year after graduation – providing time, space and resources to continue developing a professional contemporary practice.

The bespoke programme includes: studio space in Salford with one of our partners: Hot Bed PressIslington MillParadise Works support from Redeye The Photography Network – alongside mentoring and cash for materials, travel, or other costs.

The scheme is only open to University of Salford final year undergraduates from the School of Arts and Media (who are due to graduate or complete their studies in July 2021) – plus there will be a maximum of one scholarship open to an MA graduate (due to graduate or complete in September 2021).

Please note: some details of the scheme are subject to changes in COVID-19 restrictions. Full guidance is included on the application form (below).

Read more about the scheme here, and find out more about our previous scholars here.

Deadline 9.00am 4th May 2021
To apply: Send in your completed application form, plus your CV (up to 2 pages) and image, video or sound files of your work (up to 4 files).
Full details & contact info in the application form:
Click here to download: 2021 Application form

Please contact artcollection@salford.ac.uk for any issues or questions.