In memory of artist Maurice O’Connell, November Club is offering a bursary of up to £5,000 for an artist in any performing or visual arts discipline to take time out to develop and enhance their practice in community and/or participative arts.

The bursary is open to professional artists living and working in either the Republic of Ireland, Cornwall, Northumberland or the metropolitan county of Tyne & Wear and be able to demonstrate a commitment to their locality.

These are the places in which Maurice perfected his skills as an alchemist of the imagination.

Please read the full guidelines and criteria before applying.

Application Guidelines

Application Form 

Timeline for applications:

  • Applications open Monday 13 July 2020
  • Applications close at 5pm on Friday 7 August 2020
  • All applicants are informed by Friday 4 September 2020