Young Artists Bursary – Enkalon / Antrim Borough Council

Antrim Borough Arts & Heritage Committee, has funding available for the development of local young artists, across all artforms, through bursaries for approved study over and above full-time second or third level education, projects or residencies.

Scheme details

All activities are defined as short-term which contribute to individual career development and/or local arts development.


Young persons aged 25 years or under.
Individuals resident within Antrim Borough or
individuals attending school or college within Antrim Borough or
individuals who are members of Antrim Borough based arts groups or
individuals who have contributed to arts development within Antrim Borough.

Levels of grant aid

Bursary awards will normally be in the range of £75 to £250.
Under exceptional circumstances awards up to a maximum of £500 will be considered.(Enkalon Foundation will match each award on a pound for pound basis)


Applicants demonstrate high levels of individual achievement within their chosen art form by providing written evidence in the form of copies of appropriate certificates or reports.
The needs of each individual applicant will be assessed.
The benefits for arts development within Antrim Borough will be assessed.
Recipients, if requested, will be expected to attend publicity photo-calls at a mutually agreed time.

How to Apply

Applicants for Young Artists Bursary will only be accepted on an official application proforma available from the Antrim Borough Council Cultural Services Manager. Individual applicants may be required to present details in person to Committee, if requested. Awards will be mutually agreed between representatives of the Borough Arts & Heritage Committee and the Enkalon Foundation.

Tel: 028 9448 1338

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