The Copyright Agency’s philanthropic arm, the Cultural Fund, has announced it will increase the value of its annual fellowships from $120,000 to $285,000 this year.
Copyright Agency CEO Adam Suckling announcing the new suite of fellowships, said substantial grants to authors, publishers, a visual artist and a teacher will be awarded.
Mr Suckling says, “The Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund commits some $2m annually from copyright licensing revenue to ensuring that creative Australians keep contributing positively to the cultural life of the nation. These new fellowships provide life-changing opportunities for authors, publishers, an artist and a teacher of English to develop new work or enhance their careers.”
The new fellowships on offer include:
$80,000 Author Fellowship for a specific work of non-fiction writing
Fellowship for a Visual Artist valued at $80,000
The Publisher Fellowships will increase from $10,000 to $15,000
National Fellowship for Teachers of English worth $15,000 through the Copyright Agency’s Reading Australia literary resources hub for schools.
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