We have compiled a list of links to some great artist opportunities for our students.
EXTERNAL SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS
Competitions and Awards
The document below has been compiled by the TLC media team to provide a current list of opportunities, competitions and awards available to students. We also share opportunities with students through our facebook page and the student facebook group.
Competitions and Awards PDF
National Scholarships Database
givMe is a searchable database of scholarships, awards and grants for students, researchers, sports people and artists. You can use givMe free of charge in at public libraries.
Maori Scholarships Database
There is a Maori Scholarships database free of charge at most public libraries.
Creative Communities Scheme
The Creative Communities Scheme (CCS) has funding available for community-based arts activities from your local city or district council. If you are thinking of this for your small start or other project, get information and an application form from the administrator of the CCS at your local city or district council.
Art Awards Competitions and Internships
Entering art competitions and applying for awards may give you financial reward and/or exposure. For a list of New Zealand competitions visit Artlist.
The Big Idea
The Big Idea | Te Aria Nui is an online hub for creative people. Their aim is to support talented, innovative individuals and organisations, back the creative industries and advocate for creativity as an essential ingredient in the cultural and economic wealth of New Zealand.
The Big Idea provides resources for the whole creative sector, including those seeking to turn their ‘big ideas’ into viable projects, careers and businesses.
Visit The Big Idea website for creative opportunities, grants, internships and employment in New Zealand.
Careers New Zealand
Careers NZ is a government-run website that offers guidance and ideas on starting your career. Their website also curates information about study and training options as well as