Scottish Graduate Bursary Award 2018
Call for Applications

Deadline: 13 May 2018, at 5pm

This year Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop launches The Scottish Bursary Graduate Award. A three month residency that is open to students graduating from any of the five Scottish Art Schools BA, MA or MFA courses.

The aim of the bursary is to provide graduates with their first professional opportunity, make connections with Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop’s artist’s network and to support them in the production of new work to be exhibited at the end of their residency. This award is generously supported by The Fenton Arts Trust.


Successful applicants will receive

  • £2000 production and research budget
  • A studio at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop for 3 months
  • Accommodation in one of Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop’s apartments
  • Full access to the workshop equipment and facilities (charges apply to consumables)
  • Training and skills development
  • Support from the technical, administrative and programme staff at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop
  • An end of project exhibition in one of Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop’s spaces
  • 1 year’s free membership of Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop

Download Graduate Bursary 2018 Information Sheet Here.

Download Application Form Here.


Deadline: 13 May 2018, at 5pm

How to apply:

Please complete the application form, and send with the following:

  • A one-page statement of outlining your practice, your interest in the Bursary, and how it will benefit your work.
  • CVs of all artists involved
  • Supporting material – this must be in the form of a pdf containing up to 8 images and no larger than 10mb in size. You can include links to work online and your website within this document. If you want to include moving image/sound work in your application either include links to your work online or send them via wetransfer/dropbox or a similar file sharing utility.

Applications should be sent by e-mail to dan@edinburghsculpture.org with 2018 Scottish Graduate Bursary Award in the subject line. Receipt of all applications will be acknowledged within 2 days please contact the office if you don’t receive this acknowledgement by then.

If you have any further questions about any aspect of the application please feel free to phone 0131 551 4490 or to e-mail dan@edinburghsculpture.org.