Work stipends – Comic

Target group / Purpose of funding

The work stipends are intended for the artistic development of professional comic artists. Stipends are provided for work processes of a limited duration, for the continuation or completion of specific work. The criteria for awarding a stipend are primarily artistic and content-related quality as well as innovation.

The purpose of the scholarship is also to support the development of Berlin‘s comic scene.

Eligibility and conditions

  • Applicants must have publications or samples of their work that show artistic ability.
  • Comic Artists applying to this programme must live and work in Berlin.
  • Applicants who are enrolled at a university in an artistic training course or who hold a professorship at the time of application are not eligible to apply.
  • The online application must be completed and submitted in German.

Funding volume

One stipend of 24.000 € and 3 stipends of 8.000 € each can be awarded (with approx. 100 applications). The stipends are expected to be paid out in monthly instalments of 2.000 €.

Call for applications

A call for applications to the work stipend programme is usually issued in August/September of each year for the following year.

Application procedure

Please refer to the current version of the programme flyer for detailed information on submitting an application.

Information on the award of Berlin’s comics stipends for 2022

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Please submit your application – together with all relevant documentation – online.

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