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Scholarships for Young Artists at Braunschweig University of Art in Germany, 2017-2018

The Federal State of Lower Saxony and The Braunschweig University of Art invite applications for programmes in 2017/18. The studentships are available for young artists who are interested in working intensively on artistic projects in the close environment of an art university.

With 1000 students in Fine Arts, Performing Arts, Art Education, Design, Aesthetics & Art History and Media Studies, the Braunschweig University of Art is one of the largest art academies in Germany.

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Eligible applicants will receive a grant in the amount of 1,250.00 EUR per month.

The “Hochschule für Bildende Künste Braunschweig”/HBK (Braunschweig University of Art) was founded in the year 1963. Hence, it is one of the youngest art universities in Germany.

Course Level: award is awarded to young artists.

Study Subject(s): award is awarded in the field of in Fine Arts, Performing Arts, Art Education, Design, Aesthetics & Art History and Media Studies.

Award: Three (3) grants in the field of sound art
Eligible applicants will receive a grant in the amount of 1,250.00 EUR per month for a maximum term of six (6) months, including a minimum of three (3) months of compulsory residence at the HBK Braunschweig. Depending on the intended project, an additional allowance will be available for the costs of materials and travels upon submission of a project costing in consultation with the chosen mentor. The scholarship term is expected to start on May 1, 2016.
Five (5) grants in the field of fine arts
Eligible applicants will receive a grant in the amount of 1,250.00 EUR per month for a term of twelve (12) months, including a minimum of eight (8) months of compulsory residence at the HBK Braunschweig. Depending on the intended project, an additional allowance will be available for the costs of materials and travels upon submission of a project costing in consultation with the chosen mentor.

Number of award(s):

  • Three (3) “Braunschweig PROJECTS” Scholarships for artists of Sound Art
  • Five (5) “Braunschweig PROJECTS” Scholarships for artists of Fine Arts.

The award can be taken in Germany

Eligibility: These opportunities are part of the promotion programme for artists of the Braunschweig University of Art and the State of Lower Saxony. This programme is aimed at young artists who are interested in working intensively on artistic projects in the close environment of an art university.

Nationality: International students are eligible to apply for this application .

How to Apply: Applications must be made on the appropriate application form and filed by April 18, 2015 (date of receipt by regular mail). The application must be for one of The grants specified above (no double applications will be accepted, nor any applications by e-mail) and should be sent by post.  The following documents must be included in the application:

  • Printed Application form with personal data, c.v., artistic background/development and scholarships received in the past
  • Examples of applicant’s artistic work:
  • Printed Portfolio (no larger than DIN A4, 10 pages, 10 images) and, if available, one solo catalogue (no group catalogues);
  • For sound art and video work: no more than 2 DVDs / CDs. Please do not send any originals!
  • Printed Description of the artistic project (no more than 2 DIN A4 pages)
  • Readable evidence of your birth date (e.g. copy of identity card or passport).

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is April 12, 2017.

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