Dewar Arts Award Application Form
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Required questions are marked with a red asterisk, as below.
Email address *
Candidate First Name *
Candidate Last Name *
Candidate Age *
Candidate Email *
Candidate Telephone *
Candidate Address *
Candidate Town/City *
Candidate Postcode *
Have you previously applied for a Dewar Award? *
If yes, please give further details
Include dates, brief summary of application(s), and whether you were successful.
A teacher or other sponsor familiar with your work, who can give details of it being outstanding.

Before filling in this section, check the nomination criteria on the website carefully.
Nominator First Name *
Nominator Last Name *
Nominator Email *
Nominator Telephone *
Nominator Address *
Nominator Town/City *
Nominator Postcode *
Nominator's Relationship to the Candidate *
Nominator Statement
Brief statement giving reasons for support *
This should outline how the candidate demonstrates exceptional talent.
Please give details of two Referees who are familiar with your work and able to offer evidence of it being outstanding,


* Your Nominator cannot also act as a Referee
* You must not use two Referees from the same institution

Check the criteria on the website carefully before giving details of Referees.
Referee One
Referee One Name *
Referee One Email *
Referee One Telephone *
Referee One Address *
Referee One Town/City *
Referee One Postcode *
Referee Two
Referee Two Name *
Referee Two Email *
Referee Two Telephone *
Referee Two Address *
Referee Two Town/City *
Referee Two Postcode *
Please give details of how long you have lived in Scotland, your family circumstances and why you need financial assistance.

All information disclosed will remain confidential.
Brief outline of family background *
Gross annual joint parental income *
Including any pensions, benefits etc. Please give details for both parents, irrespective of whether they are separated/divorced,
Are there any other siblings being supported by your parents? *
Please give details and ages.
Gross annual personal income *
Details of your current earnings (if any).
Outline a specific project or ambition for which the award would be used. We are interested in exceptional work in any art form. We recognise that creative development is highly individual.
What would your Dewar Arts Award be used to fund? *
What are your ambitions as an artist and how would a Dewar Award help you to achieve these? *
Outline your skills, enthusiasms, areas of focus and future plans.
Total length of project/course *
Include your expected start and completion dates.
Length of funding requested *
State whether funding is requested for one or more years. We are only able to grant funding for one year at a time.
Costs *
Please give a breakdown of likely expenditure per year and a total amount. Include your living costs (e.g. rent, food, travel, bills).
Other funding bodies *
Please list all other funding bodies you have approached, giving the outcome or the date by which you expect to hear the outcome. If you make further applications subsequent to submitting this form, please keep us updated with details.
Additional Information
Any other significant information you would like to tell us to support your application.
How did you hear about the Awards? *
Please tick all relevant options
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