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Last call for applicants for the Sky Academy Arts Scholarships

Posted on November 29, 2013

There is just over one week left to apply for a £30,000 creative bursaries from Sky Academy Arts Scholarships (previously known as the Futures Fund). For the third year running Sky, in association with IdeasTap, is giving away five £30,000 bursaries and mentoring support to talented artists aged 18-30 from the UK and Ireland.

The scholarships are open to applications from individuals working in the following fields: Performing arts, Dance, Music, Visual art, Creative producing, Creative writing.

Closing date for applications is Friday, December 6 at 5pm. For further information/to apply visit

Dancers aged 18-30 can apply for £30k through @SkyAcademy Arts Scholarships on @IdeasTap.

Jonathan Gray is editor of Dancing Times. He studied at The Royal Ballet School, Leicester Polytechnic, and Wimbledon School of Art where he graduated with a BA Hons in Theatre Design. For 16 years he was a member of the curatorial department of the Theatre Museum, London, assisting on a number of dance-related exhibitions, and helping with the recreation of original designs for a number of The Royal Ballet’s productions including Danses concertantes, Daphnis and Chloë, and The Sleeping Beauty. He has also contributed to the Financial Times, written programme articles for The Royal Ballet and Birmingham Royal Ballet, and is co-author of the book Unleashing Britain: Theatre gets real 1955-64, published in 2005.

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