First Step Theatre Grant

To provide creative development grants for a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Theatre) alum who has graduated within the past 5 years from date of application. The Grant is intended to support a project leading to further professional and creative development of the recipient.

Applications open

28 Mar 2022

Applications closed

30 May 2022

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

General allowance
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student
International student

Total value

up to $20,000

Applicable study areas

Performing and visual arts, theatre, film and television

Number of scholarships awarded

1

  • Eligibility & selection criteria

    Eligibility

    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be an alumnus of the Victorian College of the Arts (Theatre) within the 5 years previous.

    Selection criteria

    Eligible applicants will be assessed on an application  explaining the vision, rationale and budget for their project, along with any key personnel associated.

    Shortlisted applicants may be  required to interview at a date to be determined.

  • Application process

    Apply online at this page. The link will become visible below only during the application open phase.

  • When will I know the outcome?

  • Variations of this scholarship

    A showing/reading of the work in development is to be presented to an invited audience as an outcome of the grant. This is to be managed by VCA Theatre with input from the recipient production team.

What are the benefits?

$20,000 awarded to one successful recipient.

A showing/reading of the work in development is to be presented to an invited audience as an outcome of the grant. This is to be managed by VCA Theatre with input from the recipient production team.

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