Welcome to the Bridging Bursary programme.

The Arts and Creative and Screen Bridging Bursary Funds are now closed. Thank you to everyone who has applied to these funding programmes. We are currently processing all requests and responding to all as soon as possible and within the four-week timeframe indicated.

For further information  on support and funding please visit our websites Creative Scotland  and Screen Scotland .

Welcome to the Bridging Bursary programme.

The Arts and Creative Bridging Bursary Fund is now closed. Thank you to everyone who has applied to the funding programme. We are currently processing all requests and responding to all as soon as possible and within the four-week timeframe indicated.

The Screen Bridging Bursary remains open, please review the information below prior to submitting your application.

Advice and Information

Please read the Guidelines and FAQs document before making an application. These can be accessed on the Creative Scotland website.

Alternative Formats, Languages and Access Support

Creative Scotland is committed to offering clear and accessible application processes and programmes that are open to everyone. On request this information is available in alternative formats including translations. We offer access support to disabled applicants, tailored to individual requests. Support includes Sign Language Interpreters for meetings and scribing support for dyslexic applicants. Officers can offer advice to new applicants and support them to make an application. The Equalities Team can offer additional one-to-one support to applicants with access requirements.

Please note we will accept applications and supporting materials which are written in English, Gaelic or Scots.

If you have any queries when completing your application, please email bridgingbursary@creativescotland.com.

Alternatively, if you are experiencing any technical issues please email bursarysupport@creativescotland.com.

If you are a deaf BSL user, you can access our services with the Contact Scotland-BSL programme. Go to https://contactscotland-bsl.org/deaf-bsl-users/ for more information.


In order for us to be able to process your request, you need to complete all sections of this form. The form needs to be completed in its entirety in one session before submitting. Please be advised, we will not be able to process your request if you do not answer all the questions.