Announcing the University of Salford Graduate Scholarship Cohort 2023/24

Posted on 1 August 2023

Castlefield Gallery is proud to announce that five Graduate Scholarships have been awarded to students from the Salford School of Arts, Media and Creative Technology.

This year, the recipients are:

Adam Rawlinson
Megan Brierley
Lucy Claire
Zan Atkinson
Maggie Stick

The Graduate Scholarship Programme is run by the University of Salford Art Collection in collaboration with Castlefield Gallery. Each recipient will receive 12 months of bespoke support tailored to their individual needs and aspirations, including a programme of mentoring, coaching and professional development, Castlefield Gallery Associates membership, and studio space or place on a programme with one of our industry partners; Hot Bed PressIslington MillParadise Works, and Redeye, The Photography Network.

Castlefield Gallery Director and Artistic Director Helen Wewiora says:

We are delighted to welcome Adam, Megan, Lucy, Zan and Maggie to the 2023/24 Graduate Scholars programme. We can’t wait to start working with everyone. The standard of applications this year was particularly high. I know all those involved from across the Graduate Scholars programme partnership will agree that it was really tough deciding on the final awards. As the programme enters its 10th year it is really exciting to know we’ll be working with such a talented and committed group of practitioners and we look forward to another 10 successful years of the working with Salford Scholars!

In Autumn 2023 we also celebrate the 10th year of the Graduate Scholarship scheme. Over 50 graduates have taken part in the scheme since it began, from across the School of Arts, Media and Creative Technology.  Throughout the year we will reflect on and celebrate some of our scholars stories, journeys and successes – watch this space for more announcements soon!