APPLY NOW for funding to train as an Arts Award Adviser


Spaeda has 15 Arts Award Training Bursaries on offer for

Somerset schools

Arts Award is a unique set of qualifications that support children and young people aged 25 and under to enjoy the arts and develop as artists and arts leaders. Young people completing Arts Award acquire creativity, leadership, reflective thinking and communication - skills that are essential for success in 21st century life. 

SPAEDA's training bursaries provide:

  • £100 off the cost of an online Arts Award Training place with Trinity College (any level*)


  • Access to an online twilight network seminar on Wednesday 22 June for all new Advisers to meet and share their experiences 


  • A 30-minute individual online surgery per participant to help you set up and develop Arts Award in your school after you have completed your training

* Discover & Explore full price £150; Bronze & Silver full price £200; Gold full price £150


For more information about the training requirements for an Arts Award Adviser visit the Arts Award website 






Please note before applying:


  • Only one application per school setting

  • Schools decide which level of training they wish to take

  • Schools must book and pay for training directly with Trinity College. Spaeda will reimburse £100 per training bursary to the school once proof of booking is submitted

  • Training must be booked and completed by 22 June 2022, before the webinar event

  • Training is allocated in application order

  • Once all 15 Bursaries have been claimed the scheme will close