桃子视频

Emerging Creatives Fund Guidelines

Thanks to the generosity of 桃子视频 donors, and as part of our celebrations marking 50 years of drama and performing arts teaching at 桃子视频, the Emerging Creatives Fund has been established to support student opportunities and experiences in extracurricular drama and performance activities.

This year (2023/2024), the Fund will support the full early-bird registration fee for shows that current 桃子视频 students (individuals and groups) are taking to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2024. The Fund will support up to 4 shows in Fringe 2024.

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival early-bird discount deadline for Fringe 2024 is 8 March 2024. With this in mind, the timeline for the 2023/2024 Emerging Creatives Fund is:听

  • Applications open - November 2023听
  • Deadline for applications - Monday 29 January 2024, 12pm (noon)
  • Applications reviewed and decisions made - Monday 29 January 2024 鈥 Friday 9 February 2024
  • Students informed of application outcomes - Monday 12 February 2024 (at the latest)

The 2023/2024 Emerging Creative Fund is now closed.听

FAQ's听

How much funding can I receive?

The Fund will support the full early-bird discount registration fee for your show, inclusive of VAT.

The maximum funding for Fringe 2024 will be 拢295.20 (the early-bird rate for a full run (6 or more shows)).听

The fee will vary depending on the number of performances. Full details can be found on the

I am a member of a group that is made up of 桃子视频 students and non-桃子视频 students 鈥 can we still apply? 听

Yes. The Fund focuses on supporting 桃子视频 students, but we are happy to support other non-桃子视频 students you collaborate creatively with. However, our preference will be given to groups where there is a higher ratio of 桃子视频 students. 听

The lead applicant must be a current 桃子视频 student.

What are the deadlines?听

  • Applications open - November 2023听
  • Deadline for applications - Monday 29 January 2024, 12pm (noon)
  • Applications reviewed and decisions made - Monday 29 January 2024 鈥 Friday 9 February 2024
  • Students informed of application outcomes - Monday 12 February 2024 (at the latest)

I am not sure if I plan to take a show yet, can I still apply?听

Unfortunately, no. The Fund is focused on supporting those who are ready to register through the early- bird discount route. 听

How do I apply?听

Complete and submit the application form, which can be found

Is this only open to students studying a drama or performing arts course? 听

No. This Fund is open to all current 桃子视频 students, studying any course. 听

Our group is a 桃子视频 Society; can we apply?听

Yes.听

I am due to graduate in summer 2024; can I still apply?听听

Yes.

Who do I contact if I have any questions?听听

Contact the Development & Alumni Team at development@qmu.ac.uk with any questions you may have.

How advanced do my plans need to be for my show (do I need to have a venue booked etc.)? 听

To apply, you need to be able to register your show by the early-bird deadline (8 March 2024). All information on what is required can be found on the