Applications open for scholarships to support
creative arts in the Bay

Creative bop

Applications for three Acorn Foundation scholarships to support creative arts practice in Tauranga and the Western Bay opened on Monday 4 July. Applicants for all scholarships must either reside here or have completed part of their secondary education here.

  1. Jann Medlicott Creative Arts Scholarship – valued at $5,000, to support the study of creative arts of any genre.  Applicants must be undertaking or about to commence further study in preparation for a career in creative arts.  For further information and to apply, click here.
  2. Coker Classical Arts Scholarship – worth $3,000, to be awarded to a Year 13 student that has a proven interest and talent in classical painting and who wishes to pursue studies in classical art through a recognised tertiary provider.  For further information and to apply, click here.
  3. Christine Tustain Classical Music Award:  worth $2,150 to commence further study in preparation for a career in classical music.  For further information and to apply, click here.

If you or someone you know might benefit from one of these scholarships, we encourage you to make a submission.  All scholarships cover study in the 2023 calendar year and applications close at 5pm on Monday 1 August.

For further information or to discuss your application, contact Annie Hill at Creative Bay of Plenty on email annie@creativebop.org.nz.