Area: Republic of Ireland

Deadlines: 5pm on Monday 27 March (Round One) and Monday 25 September (Round Two)

Application forms will be available via Create Ireland in early February 2023 for Round One.

This includes the following awards:

  • Research and Development Award (without mentoring)
  • Research and Development Award (with Mentoring)
  • Recent Graduate Research and Development Award (with Mentoring)
  • Project Realisation Award

Applying for the AIC Scheme

In advance of the closing date, application packs are available linked on the right hand side of this page, in both English and Irish. The forms will not be available past the closing date. Please choose which award you wish to apply for, and follow the instructions found on that page.

How can we support you?

Create and the Arts Council aim to make the application process accessible to all. Additional supports may include: translation from other languages, Irish Sign Language(ISL) interpretation for advisory sessions, or transcription of audio and video files.

To find out more please contact Create at least 3 weeks in advance of the closing date. Send an email to info[at] or call on (01) 473 6600. 

Learn more via Create Ireland:

Banner image: Pleasc, Fibín. A previous AIC Scheme Project Realisation award recipient. Photo: Seán T Ó Meallaigh