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£1500 Young Artist Scholarship available to students with Welsh heritage

The Young Artist scholarship run by the National Eisteddfod of Wales is now accepting submissions. The winning artist will be awarded £1500 to enable them to pursue a course in a recognised school or college of art and design or attend master classes.

The scholarship is open to those under 25 years old on 31 August 2019, who meet one of the following criteria:

  • You were born in Wales
  • One of your parents was born in Wales
  • You have lived and worked in Wales for the last three years
  • You are able to write or speak the Welsh language

Short-listed candidates will be expected to prepare a portfolio of work and submit a letter of application describing how the scholarship will be put to use. The work submitted may be displayed in the Open Exhibition at the National Eisteddfod of Wales.

This year’s selectors include Manon Awst (artist), Bruce Haines (independent curator) and Teleri Lloyd-Jones (Central Saint Martins Editorial Manager).

Submit your application by 14th February, 2019 to