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MGCfutures Bursaries


The second round of MGCfutures' Bursary Programme is now open for applications. We are interested in how we can help you develop your career in the industry. In the past, bursaries have been used for all sorts of projects, for example:

Read about how MGCfutures has supported our year one recipients here or watch the video below.

Additionally, we have partnered with the Mercury Theatre Colchester to offer a Trainee Director position in this round of bursaries. The recipient of this (£5,000) bursary will work as Assistant Director on two Made in Colchester productions. Applicants are welcome from all areas of the country, the Mercury Theatre will provide cost of living support as required. If you would like to be considered for this Bursary please indicate this clearly on the application form.

Bursaries are from £500 up to £5,000.  To apply please complete and submit the form here.

To be successful, you need to be working in the industry and be able to demonstrate commitment and passion to your chosen career.  Please submit your application before 12 noon on Friday 12 May 2017.  Applications will be processed through May and June.

Please note, bursaries are not available to support training or as commercial investments in productions.


MGCfutures Bursary recipients 2016 from N9 Design on Vimeo.