National Library of Australia

National Folk Fellowship

Apply now for the 2021 National Folk Fellowship!

Discover and explore the nation’s most significant folklore collection at the National Library of Australia through a National Folk Fellowship. Offered jointly by the National Folk Festival and the National Library of Australia, this annual Fellowship offers a unique opportunity for performers to discover and explore original collected material at the Library for use in their own artistic work.

Fellows receive: 

  • Special access to the National Library’s research facilities and collections 

  • Access to the Library’s professional sound recording studios 

  • $8,000 for performance fees, travel, accommodation and project expenses  

  • Performance and workshop opportunity at the 2021 National Folk Festival 

  • An end-of-year performance in the National Library Theatre

The National Folk Fellowship is open to established and emerging folk practitioners: musicians, singers, dancers, poets, performance artists and collector/performers.

Applications close Friday 7 August 2020 at 5pm (AEST). Read the guidelines and apply online now: https://www.nla.gov.au/awards-and-grants/national-folk-fellowship

Applications close
07 Aug 2020
Amount
$8,000
Artform
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander arts
Experimental arts
Music
Performing Arts
Public art
Grant Type
Fellowships
Applicant Type
Individual
City
Canberra
Region
National
Website
National Library of Australia (opens in new window)
Contact
Fellowships team
Email
fellowships@nla.gov.au