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Nurturing Talent – Time to Shine Fund

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Creative Scotland’s ‘Nurturing Talent – Time to Shine Fund’ aims to support young people aged 14-20…

Are you interested in developing your skills in one of the following areas?

  • Drama
  • Dance
  • Music
  • Film
  • Visual Arts
  • Literature
  • Digital Arts

Sometimes creative talent needs a little bit of financial help to reach its full potential.

Whatever your creative passion, look no further than the Young Scot and Creative Scotland’s Nurturing Talent – Time to Shine Fund.

Who can apply? 

Anyone aged 14-20, living in Scotland. Both individuals and groups can apply for funding ranging from £50- £600.

In the case of group applications, details of all group members should also be provided and the majority of the group should be aged between 14 and 20 years old.

Can I apply for funding on behalf of an organisation?

Applications from professional arts organisations, schools or other educational institutions will not be accepted.

What kind of thing can I apply for?

The fund provides financial support to help nurture talent in a number ways. From recording a demo with your band, to putting on an exhibition of your own artwork, and lots more in between.

The deadlines for applications are:

  • 3rd July 2017
  • 28th August 2017
  • 9th October 2017

For more info visit young.scot