Applications for the 2017 Professional Development Awards are now open!
Looking to take your songwriting career further? The biennial APRA Professional Development Awards exist to provide support to emerging songwriters and composers.
Nine awards will be given out, with each recipient receiving a game-changing $15,000 cash prize to support their development. It is expected that the funds will help recipients attend workshops, music education courses, composer seminars, co-writing sessions and other relevant activities - locally or internationally.
Applications are now open across seven categories:
Popular Contemporary (three awards are given in this category which covers pop, rock, metal, blues, folk, hip hop and R&B); Country; Jazz; Classical; Dance/Electronic; Film and Television; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander.
Before submitting your application, please ensure you read our ‘How to Apply’ guide.
Applications for the Professionals Development Awards close Thursday 27 April, 5pm AEST
Applications for the Smugglers of Light Foundation Music and Media Award close Friday 21 April, 5pm AEST
By submitting to the 2017 Professional Development Awards, you agree to the Terms and Conditions