Alasdair Gray Inspiring Scotland Bursary

Deadline NOON Wednesday 30 August 2017

Following on from the success of last year’s Inspiring Scotland Bursary Programme, the Saltire Society is delighted to announce a new bursary with one of Scotland’s most iconic creative forces.  The Alasdair Gray Inspiring Scotland Bursary will be made to an emerging creative who offers exceptional potential and can demonstrate how the bursary can benefit their creative development.

Judging will be made by an independent panel of experts with the winner being announced in November.



Applicants must be:

·a post-secondary student pursuing a career in music, fine arts, theatre, dance or cultural studies.

·based in Scotland.

·have not worked in their specific area for more than 5 years.


Application should include a detailed description of the project they would undertake and how this opportunity would enhance their musical career. The bursary cannot be used to cover costs of recording or the purchase of equipment such as musical instruments.

The winner will be expected to present a personal visual record of their experiences via social media, blogs and/or a verbal presentation.



Posted on 23 March 2017 under Arts, Literature