“Walz” for Hand Composition and Letterpress 2024

“Walz” Scholarship for Hand Composition and Letterpress 2024

Journeyman Scholarship

Author: Nina Vollmer

With the “Walz” Scholarship for Hand Composition and Letterpress 2024, the Association for the Black Art Dresden e.V. (Verein für die Schwarze Kunst e.V.) invites enthusiasts of artistic craftsmanship to learn the fundamentals of the “black art” in up to 20 different workshops and to bring their own projects to life.

In 2024, the association is offering six two-month journeyman periods in various workshops. Four of these are designated as “Walz Scholarships” for individuals under the age of 30, each supported with 1,000 euros by the association.

Application Deadline:
The application deadline is October 1st, 2023. If an adequate number of participants cannot be selected, further applications will be accepted without a specified deadline.

The application is informal but should include the following information at a minimum:

  • Name, age, profession/education
  • How did you learn about this announcement?
  • Motivation and prior knowledge
  • Personal project
  • Preferred timeframe and any scheduling constraints
  • Letter of recommendation from a workshop/expert

The “Walz” scholarship doesn’t have to be completed continuously for two months but should be concluded within six months. A total of 40 working days, with a minimum of five hours each, need to be documented. A minimum of three workshops must be visited. The scholarship will be paid out in multiple installments, each after confirmation from the respective workshop. The timing of the “Walz” scholarship must be coordinated with the participating workshops.

A personal report during the general meeting. Additionally, a written report about the experiences during the“Walz” scholarship must be submitted upon completion.

“Walz” Scholarship for Hand Composition and Letterpress 2024

More information here.

Application Address:

Manufaktur Willi Beck for Hand Typesetting and Letterpress
Oskar-von-Miller-Strasse 5a 8
5221 Dachau
0 81 31 60 20
[email protected]

“Walz” for Hand Composition and Letterpress 2024

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