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Insights to Set Your Passions Alight

Let creativity take flight with insights from seasoned professionals through the NAFA Mentorship Programme (MP).

Successful applicants will be matched with an established NAFA alumnus or industry leader from their field for a period lasting between three months and one year. You can use this opportunity to bounce ideas, discuss your concerns, and gain the perspectives needed to take your craft to the next level.

What is Covered?


The mentorship programme is tailored to suit each applicant’s needs. It includes but is not limited to support in the following areas:

  • Participating in and developing projects
  • Setting up an exhibition or performance
  • Career guidance
  • Industry and networking
  • Entrepreneurship/start-up

When Can You Apply?

Application is open all year round. Up to 10 mentorships are given out each year.

Who Can Apply?


All students from the NAFA Talent Development Programme (NTDP), staff and alumni are welcome to apply.

You can apply as an individual artist/designer, or as a collective of up to four artists with a primary applicant who can undertake responsibility for the group.

Download the application guidelines here. (PDF document)

Download the application form here. (PDF document)

Contact Us

Get in touch at [email protected] to find out more.