Thanks to the generosity of Gundlach GmbH & Co and with the generous support of the Ministry for Science and Culture of Lower Saxony as well as the »Kulturbüro« of the city of Hannover, the Kunstverein has tendered the Prize of the Kunstverein every two years since 1983, and which has been divided up into three grants since 2011: the Lower Saxony Advancement Grant, the Lower Saxony Young Artist Grant and the National Young Artist Grant.
Application: Preis des Kunstvereins 2016
Deadline: Monday, 30th May 2016
Lower Saxony Advancement Grant
January 2017–December 2018
The two-year Lower Saxony Advancement Grant is awarded to freelance artists under the age of 35 (at the time of the application) who completed professional training and live or were born in Lower Saxony or Bremen.
Lower Saxony Young Artist Grant
January 2017–December 2017
The one-year Lower Saxony Young Artist Grant is awarded to freelance artists who live or were born in Lower Saxony or Bremen up to a maximum of three years after completing their professional training.
National Young Artist Grant
January 2018–December 2018
The one-year National Young Artist Grant is awarded to freelance artists who live in the Federal Republic of Germany up to a maximum of three years after completing their professional training.
The three grants are awarded based on previous artistic accomplishments that must be documented in an accordingly comprehensive manner in conjunction with the respective application.