Posted 20.08.2021

University of Atypical has announced The Chris Ledger Legacy Awards for D/deaf, Disabled and Neurodiverse Artists, dedicated to their former CEO, Chris Ledger, who sadly passed away in 2020, which recognise the major contribution Chris made to the cultural sector in Northern Ireland.

The award is managed by the University of Atypical on behalf of Unlimited and the Paul Hamlyn Foundation. The Awards are Open to creative practitioners from all artforms, the grant scheme offers four awards of £5,000 each to support disabled artists in continuing with their practice and creating new work. 

Applications will close at 4pm on Friday 12 October. The University of Atypical will provide advice clinics to assist applicants with the application process until Friday 1 October. 

Read more and apply for the awards