Awards & Opportunities

Summerhall regularly offers the opportunity for artists and performers to apply for a number of funded awards, including the yearly Autopsy Award, which aims to allow Scotland-based performers to undertake a Fringe run, and the Eclipse Award, presented in collaboration with Eclipse Theatre, which supports UK Black artists and other artists who are also marginalised for their race to present work at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

For more information on upcoming award opportunities, information on how to apply and more, please see below.

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  • The Popcorn Writing Award

    Submissions Closed

    Submissions are now closed.
    Established in 2019 by Popcorn Group, the Popcorn Writing Award celebrates fearless work which playfully and artistically questions and addresses current affairs, societal trends and contributes positively to public debate.

  • The Eclipse Award

    Applications Closed

    The Eclipse Award aims to help UK Black artists and other artists who are also marginalised for their race, and who make boundary-pushing performance work, to undertake an Edinburgh Fringe run.

  • Autopsy Award

    Applications closed

    The Autopsy Award aims to help artists working in Scotland who make boundary-pushing performance work to undertake an Edinburgh Fringe run. It offers a supported deal with a small cash award for the successful artist.