The COGB RAW Arts Awards are firing up for 2016. Open to anyone under the age of 25, it’s a great opportunity for Visual Arts, Digital Media, Literature and Performing Arts students to put their work ‘out there’ in the art world.

There is $5,000 in prize money on offer in the following categories:

  • Visual Arts:  $1,000 Acquisitive Award and $250 Highly Commended
  • Digital Media: $1,000 Prize and $250 Highly Commended
  • Literature:  $1,000 Prize and $250 Highly Commended
  • Performing Arts:  $1,000 Scholarship and $250 Highly Commended

Applications Close Tuesday 26 April, with winners announced at the RAW Arts Exhibition opening Thursday 19 May 2016.

Applicants are encouraged to discuss their application with the Arts Officer. For further information or enquiries contact Rohan Phillips, Arts Officer, City of Greater Bendigo

P: 5434 6478      E:

A hard copy application form can be downloaded here:

On-line applications can be made via:

Guidelines and application form can be found on the City’s website: