A maximum of 5 bursaries of up to £1,000 each will be awarded annually to applicants aged 18-29, empowering young creators to blaze a trail as writers, directors, producers and performers making a positive social change through their work. These bursaries will open up accessible pathways to opportunities in the industry as well as providing financial resources required to help you produce diverse and impactful creative projects.


  1. Deadline for applications is the 31st August 2021.
  2. Projects must be UK based, and have a social impact within the UK.
  3. Applicants must be aged 18 to 29.
  4. Applicants must not be earning more than £15k per annum.
  5. A business overview/plan must be submitted with each application.
  6. To apply you must be a signed up member of our website, and follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
  7. Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed in London, during September 2021.
  8. Up to 5 applicants will be awarded bursaries of up to £1,000 each in November 2021, and put onto our three-month Visionary Impact Programme which provides mentoring, business advice and creative support.

Click below to access the application form.


Visionary Arts Bursary