The jazzahead! Bursaries

We worked with Glasgow Jazz Festival to enable Scotland-based jazz artists to attend jazzahead! - the largest gathering of jazz professionals in the world.

Applications are closed

We're working with Glasgow Jazz Festival to enable Scotland-based jazz artists to attend jazzahead! 2024 – the largest gathering of world-class professionals working in jazz.

jazzahead! 2024 takes place from Thursday 11 to Saturday 13 April in Bremen, Germany.

Featuring a trade fair, showcases and conference sessions. It is a professional and career development opportunity to expand awareness of the international jazz sector, and to network with industry professionals from all over the world: programmers, promoters, record labels, publishers, distributors, artist managers, broadcasters and journalists.


The jazzahead! 2024 Delegate Bursaries are being administered by Glasgow Jazz Festival to support artists or their representatives to attend jazzahead! 2024 in Bremen.


  • Applications open: Monday 27 November 2023
  • Deadline for applications: 6pm on Monday 15 January 2024
  • Decisions: By Wednesday 31 January 2024
  • Pre-event briefing(s): February – April 2024
  • jazzahead! takes place: Thursday 11 April - Saturday 13 April 2024
  • Evaluations due: Friday 19 April 2024
  • Post-event debrief: May/June 2024

How to apply

Applications are now closed. For more information on guidance notes and eligibility details please visit the Glasgow Jazz Festival Website