Jerwood Bursaries

Jerwood Bursaries provided individual awards for 150+ artists, makers, curators and producers between 2016-2020 to experiment with their practice. They supported mentoring, skills and knowledge development and the first stage R&D of a new idea.

Jerwood Bursaries provided funding across artforms to help artists explore and develop their next steps, whether through supporting skills and knowledge development and/or supporting the first stage development of a new idea.

Editions of Jerwood Bursaries included Artist Bursaries focused around visual arts practices and Performing Arts Micro Bursaries focused on live performance, aswell as Jerwood Bursaries across all artforms.

Rebekah Ubuntu, commissioned performance 'trans.mission.q' at Tate Britain, 2019. Image courtesy of Tate London.