Grimwade and ACMI Time-based Media Conservation Fellowship

Supported by the Eric Ormond Baker Charitable Fund, the Grimwade and ACMI Time-based Media Conservation Fellowship offers an opportunity for a recent graduate specialising in time-based media and audio-visual heritage.

Applications open

14 Nov 2022

Last day for applications

6 Feb 2023
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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 $37,500

Applicable study areas

Historical, philosophical, political and social studies; Language, literature and cultural studies

Number of scholarships awarded

1

  • Eligibility & selection criteria

    Eligibility

    To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

    • have completed a Master of Materials Conservation or recognised tertiary qualification in materials conservation at the University of Melbourne’s Grimwade Centre within the past five years;
    • not be enrolled in formal study at the time of the Fellowship;
    • have existing skills in time-based media and or audio-visual preservation; and,
    • a current AICCM membership.

    See the full Fellowship description here.

    Selection criteria

    The Fellowship will be offered to the applicant who best:

    • demonstrates a capacity to deliver a major research project while working collaboratively with staff from ACMI and the Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation as demonstrated by the skills in time-based media and or audio-visual preservation; and,
    • aligns the Fellowship with their existing skills, experience and career goals with the nominated research interest from an aspect of ACMI collection of time-based media, including artist films, video games, multi-channel video installations, virtual reality and interactive works.
  • Application process

    Eligible applicants must complete the online application form requiring the following:

    • a proposal of up to 1,000 words that outlines their capacity to deliver a major research project while working collaboratively with staff from ACMI and the Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation as demonstrated by the skills in time-based media and or audio-visual preservation and nominates a research interest that aligns with an aspect of ACMI collection of time-based media, including artist films, video games, multi-channel video installations, virtual reality and interactive works.
    • two academic or professional references;
    • University of Melbourne academic transcript and any other relevant university transcripts;
    • curriculum vitae;
    • proof of AICCM membership; and,
    • any other information to support the application that may assist the committee in making its decision.

    Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an interview by the selection committee.

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  • About the donor

    The Eric Ormond Baker Charitable Fund

    The Eric Ormond Baker Charitable Fund was established for the benefit of not-for-profit hospitals and public benevolent institutions or organisations established for either poverty relief, public scientific purposes or public educational purposes. Eric Ormond Baker was a Gentleman and Officer of Her Majesty’s Order of the British Empire and a Knight of the Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem and he enjoyed a 50-year career with the Myer Emporium Limited.

    The Eric Ormond Baker Scholarship has been made available through the Eric Ormond Baker Charitable Fund and the particular interests of trustee and Screen Studies alumnus Graeme Baker. The scholarship aims to promote advancement and leadership by offering students an opportunity, through travel, to pursue research, acquire professional experience, build professional relationships and expand their skills.

    Eric Ormond Baker's nephew, Graeme is himself a philanthropist, researcher and eLearning Advisor. Graeme’s academic qualifications were earned at the University of Melbourne where during his undergraduate years he majored in Art History and Cinema Studies. Graeme also achieved an Executive Master of Arts degree that combines traditional Arts strengths with a Business skill set. As part of that degree, Graeme completed an industry placement at the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) headquarters in Los Angeles, California for a period of six months, an experience he values as one of the most important from his time at University.

What are the benefits?

$37,500 shall be awarded over the duration of the fellowship in four instalments.

See the full Fellowship description here.

The Fellowship requires a research project that will be developed in consultation with ACMI’s Time-based Media Conservator and the Grimwade Centre. Based within ACMI’s Media Preservation Lab, the recipient will develop specialist knowledge, strong skills and industry-facing networks.

ACMI and the Grimwade Centre will provide the Fellow with suitable support and resources for the purpose of the fellowship. This includes the allocation of a mentor, facility access and induction, IT access, and desk and office space as relevant.

Enquiries

For any further enquiries: artsawards-info@unimelb.edu.au

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