The annual National Folk Fellowship is offered jointly by the National Library of Australia and the National Folk Festival. The National Library holds the most significant folklore and related collections in Australia. The Fellowship offers a unique opportunity to discover and explore original collection material at the Library for use in your artistic work. The outcome of this residency at the National Library will be a performance at the following National Folk Festival, and recordings acquired for the National Library’s Oral History and Folklore collection.
For folk musicians, singers, dancers, poets, performance artists, collector/performers.Fellowship is open to overseas applicants but support is only provided for travel within Australia.