Located in the heart of the Alps and in the centre of Europe, l’Ecole cantonale d’art du Valais offers high quality education in graphic design (secondary education graphic designer – MPA) and visual arts (Bachelor, Master, MAS). The quality of teaching and supervision at ECAV and the Bachelor or Master degrees students obtain help them make the transition to the professional world of the arts. The Hansjoerg Wyss Foundation was created to provide financial support to visual arts students wishing to pursue Bachelor or Master studies at ECAV.
Eligibility: Candidates applying for a Wyss grant for the Bachelor program must be under the age of 30.
* Grants are awarded on the basis of candidates’ artistic merit and cover Bachelor (Fine Arts) and Master (Master of Arts in Public Spheres) programs.
* Candidates are selected by professors and heads of ECAV partner institutions on the aforementioned continents (Wits University of Johannesburg, Funda College in Soweto; the Rockston Artists Collective Artists Studio part of the Triangle Arts Trust in Lusaka, Zambia, Pro Helvetia Office, etc.), as well as by a panel comprising ECAV professors and members of the Hansjoerg Wyss Foundation.
Number of Awards: Not specified
Value of Award: The Wyss grant covers tuition fees, accommodation, equipment costs and day-to-day expenses.
Duration of Award: One year and is renewable based on one of the student’s satisfactory results.
How to Apply: Visit link below.