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Student Support - Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig

There are a number of Scholarships available for students of the Academy:

Scholarship by the Friends of the Gallery of Contemporary Art
(Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst)
The Scholarship is determined to give financial support to students’s projects. The scholarship holders are invited to use infrastructure as well as discussion forums of the gallery. If required, students are provided with an atelier within the gallery’s studios up to a period of two months.
Scholarship by the Regional Bank of Saxony (Sachsen LB)
for Graduates of the HGB Leipzig
This scholarship for projects is announced by a cooperation between the Sachsen LB and the Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst. It is offered to graduates of all courses and classes each year though only works that document on concrete examples of the dissertation will be incorporate. The scholarship is endowed with 9000 euros and contains a work’s presentation which will be developed together with the gallery and takes place in one of the gallery’s projectrooms the year after the dissertation. The budget will be used to fund the production and the advertisement for the exhibition as well as the publication.
Peterhans-Scholarship by the Media Foundation of the Savings bank Leipzig (Sparkasse Leipzig)
To support young people in their education and further education concerning the field of media, is the centre of the foundations’s work. This includes the awarding of scholarships of which the Peterhans-Scholarship is exclusively reserved for students of the HGB Leipzig.

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