The Malta Arts Scholarships Scheme aims at providing more opportunity to support individuals who are exceptionally talented in the promotion of professional performance specialisation in the arts. Theatre, music, dance, design, creative writing, film, the visual arts or any combination thereof, is being given the deserved priority.
The scheme is also available for applicants under the age of 16. In such cases if the applicant is awarded an Arts Scholarship, the legal custodian shall be bound to sign a separate declaration confirming that the minor will continue to pursue compulsory education during the Scholarship period.
Furthermore, applicants awarded an Arts Scholarship shall be available to commence their programme/course /qualification by no later than 31 December of the respective year.