2020 Carclew fellowship recipients


Open date for 2021 Fellowships is currently under review.

Announcing our 2020 Fellowship recipients
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Carclew's career development Fellowship Program allows for an artist or arts worker aged 26 years or under, to pitch a bespoke professional development proposal.

Applicants practicing in all creative mediums (as well as the technical, administration and production areas) can request financial support ranging from $3,000 - $12,000.

You could choose to study at an international summer school, or participate in masterclasses, residencies, internships or mentorships, or simply immerse yourself in a different and challenging environment to be exposed to innovation and cutting edge ideas.

Applications are submitted using Carclew online submission system.

Project proposals may be submitted in written or video format but other sections are limited to written format. If you would like to plan your application, you can download a PDF version here.  

Technical and administrative support will not be available after 12pm on the closing date.


Applications for Carclew Fellowships are called for once a year, for activity commencing after 1 January in the following year.

Applications for 2021 Fellowships is currently under review.

Information Sessions

Carclew's Funding Program Coordinator presents information sessions via video, locally and outside of the Adelaide Metro area. Follow Carclew on facebook for updated event details.


All applicants are encouraged to book a virtual consultation with Carclew's Funding Program Coordinator to discuss their application prior to submission. Consultations will be more beneficial if you have provided a draft application prior to your appointment.

Limited consult times are available (Mon, Tues and Fri) and bookings are essential, click here to request a consult via email. Please note: only one consult per person. No consults will be held in the last week before the application deadline.

Access to Arts

Do you need help with the application process? Access2Arts has specialised grants knowledge and can provide individualised advice for you and your application. Martin provides Deaf and disabled artists with the guidance and support to navigate grant applications with confidence. Call 8463 1689 or email hello@access2arts.org.au to book in a time with him.

Further enquiries

Please check out the FAQ page or contact Carclew Funding Program  Coordinator, Rebecca Meston on email rmeston@carclew.org.au or by calling Carclew on 82675111 (Mon, Tues, Fri)

Click here to view the 2019 Fellowship recipients.

For more about our past fellowship recipients please use the tabs in the menu above for each year.

Support Fellowships

Carclew has launched an annual Giving Circle that invites donations in support of our career-defining Fellowships program. Joining the Carclew Giving Circle is simple via our GiveNow profile here. Alternatively, you can download this form, complete and email/post the form to Lucy Markey, Senior Manager, Marketing & Development at lmarkey@carclew.org.au.

Below you can watch clips of Carclew alumni Madeleine Parry, Nelson Hedditch and Dan Daw talking about how Carclew funding helped kickstart their careers.


Banner image: Carclew 2019 Fellowship recipients, L-R: Lilly Buttrose, Priya Pavri, Rachel Bruerville. Photo by Morgan Sette