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October 20, 2016

Artist with Disability Fellowship

The Artist with Disability Fellowship is offered by the State Government through Arts NSW, in collaboration with Accessible Arts, to enable a professional NSW artist with disability to undertake a self-directed program of professional development.

The Fellowship is open to artists working in any artform including dance, music, theatre, visual arts, writing, hybrid/interdisciplinary arts and screen content.

The information on this page is a guide only. Before you apply, please read the 2017 Artist with Disability Fellowship Guidelines for more comprehensive information, including special eligibility requirements and assessment criteria for this funding category. The Guidelines are available for download as PDF or Word on the Arts NSW website.

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Applications open: 20 September 2016

Applications close: 19 December 2016 (5pm, AEST – Sydney time)

To be eligible to apply you must identify as a mid-career/established professional artist with disability; be an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident; and be a NSW resident (which is defined as residing in NSW for at least 12 months prior to making your application).

Funding is available for activities commencing after May 2017, and the Fellowship recipient will be awarded $30,000.