HIP HOP BURSARY

Sunny G Radio is pleased to be partnering with Creative ScotlandUP2STNDRD and 644 Studios  to launch a multi art form small bursary programme for individuals and collectives working in Hip Hop.

The bursary programme will support approximately 15 applicants with grants of between £500 - £1,500 for
projects that support artists working in Hip Hop to develop their practice and test out new ideas.

 

The programme has been developed in partnership with Sunny G Radio, UP2STNDRD and 644 Studios to ensure that the opportunities available are shaped by those working in the Hip Hop sector in Scotland.  The grants can support projects in any art form, including but not limited to visual arts, crafts, music, dance, drama. literature, screen.

 

The fund will open for applications on Saturday 31 st July.   Further information on the fund and how to apply will be available on this date.   We will also be hosting a live information session at the start of August

A panel including representatives from Sunny G Radio, UP2STNDRD, 644 Studios and Creative Scotland, will prioritise applications that address the following criteria: 

  • Support artists to sustain their practice following the impact of Covid-19 

  • Support small scale projects to test out ideas and foster new relationships within Hip Hop 

  • Support professional development for creative practitioners  

  • Support under-represented artists and communities to develop their work within the genre of Hip Hop 

  • Support artists that do not have previous experience of receiving public funding 

 The fund will close on Monday August 30th at 12:00pm.

Creative Scotland is holding an information session with us for anyone interested in applying to the fund on Monday 2 August, 15:00-16:30. Register your attendance using the online form: Hip Hop Bursaries information session (theworldsbest.events)

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