2023 BIG EARS FESTIVAL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR EMERGING AND ESTABLISHED ARTISTS
2023 Scholarship applications were due November 20, 2022. Recipients will be notified in January 2023.
Big Ears is a place of creative discovery, community, and dialogue, and we strive to bring as many artists into the conversation as possible. To that end, we are pleased to announce a scholarship program to provide emerging and professional artists admission to the 2023 festival at no cost. A total of twenty general admission weekend passes will be awarded through a simple application process. We encourage applicants who represent the full range of artistic styles, at any stage of their careers.
This program is made possible with the support of the Dr. William D. & Dr. Sally C. Johnson Family Foundation.
• Applicant must be age 16 or over
• Artists of all kinds are welcome (music, visual arts, performing arts, etc.)
• Applicant must be a student, emerging / early-career artist, or professional artist
• Applicants may not apply for more than one pass
• Award is for a festival pass only; recipients will be responsible for any associated travel, food, and lodging costs
If you have any questions, please contact [email protected] with the subject line “2023 ARTIST SCHOLARSHIP.”