|Closing date ||17:30, Thursday 22 January 2015|
|Artform and practice(s)||Literature|
|Applicant type||Individual Artist|
|Telephone||01 61 80 200|
Purpose of the award
The purpose of the award is to support professional artists to develop their art practice. It provides artists with the time and resources to think, research, reflect and critically engage with their art.
Please note: individuals who were awarded a Literature Bursary
in 2014 or individuals awarded a two-year or three-year bursary in 2013 or 2012
respectively will not be eligible to apply. An applicant who submits to this
funding round will not be eligible to apply again for a Literature Bursary Award
in the subsequent round in 2016.
The Arts Council will hold an
in the Irish Writers' Centre
to offer advice and information on the application process.
The clinic will be held on
Wednesday 14 January at 7pm
in the Irish Writers' Centre, 19 Parnell Square, Dublin 1.
The clinic will cover the following topics:
- The purpose of the Literature Bursary Award
- Who and what is eligible
- The application process - online services
- The application form
- Essential supporting material
- The assessment process
- Terms and conditions
- Common mistakes to avoid
- Questions and answers
To book a place at the clinic
Places on the clinic are free but participants must confirm their attendance to
before Friday 9 January 2015.
For those not in a position to attend
copy of the presentation from the clinic will be available from the Arts Council from Thursday 15 January. To request a copy of the presentation, please email Jennifer Lawless at
How do I apply for this?
- Download and read the guidelines available at the top right-hand corner of this page.
- Check if there is any mandatory supporting material that must accompany your application. We may provide a template for the supporting material. If so, you can download it from the supporting materials section at the top right-hand corner of this page.
- All applications must be made through the online services website. You will be able to upload a wide range of support materials in electronic format along with your application form.
- You must be registered with the online services website to make an application. If you are not already registered, we recommend you register for online services as far in advance of the deadline as possible, as it may take five days for your online services registration to be processed.
Still need help?
A listing of frequently asked questions about making an online application
A step-by-step video guide on how to download, complete and upload an application form for funding.
A listing of funding-related tweets