Ayrshire Visual Artist and Craft Makers Award Scheme (VACMA)

Find out about the bursary, the deadlines and download the application form.

South Ayrshire Council, North Ayrshire Council and East Ayrshire Leisure in partnership with Creative Scotland are running a local combined Visual Artist and Craft Maker Awards (VACMA) Scheme. The VACMA scheme is currently offering 2 routes through the standard application form.

You should apply for the one that best suits your situation:

  • Artist Bursary of £750
  • New Graduate / Emerging Artist Bursary of £500


  • Autumn deadline: 5pm, Tuesday 10th November 2020
  • Winter deadline: 5pm, Tuesday 2nd February 2021


For further information please contact:

Pamela McIntyre Pamela.McIntyre@south-ayrshire.gov.uk  01292 617600

and / or

Joan Elliott Joan.Elliott@south-ayrshire.gov.uk  01292 616273