Jim Marks Postgraduate Scholarship

This scholarship, worth up to $10,000, supports outstanding postgraduate students demonstrating financial need and enrolled in any discipline in the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music. Funding from the Jim Marks typically supports a specific project or purpose; such as residencies, short films, research intensives, masterclasses, developing scripts, solo exhibitions. These can be overseas or local. Shortlisted applicants will be called for a short interview with the selection committee.

Applications open

27 Mar 2023

Applications closed

30 Apr 2023

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

$1,000 - $10,000

Applicable study areas

Music; Performing and visual arts, theatre, film and television

Number of scholarships awarded

Approximately 1

  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

    • be Australian citizens or permanent residents
    • be a currently enrolled graduate student in any discipline at the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music and demonstrate financial need
    • put forward a project or funding proposal relating to your artistic practice

    Selection criteria

    Eligible applicants will be assessed on:

    • artistic and academic merit
    • career aspirations
    • travel and/or project plan
    • likely success in completing the proposed project/benefitting from the travel plan (addressed through questions in the application process)
    • an interview for shortlisted candidates.
  • Application process

    Apply online via the link below (link is visible only during the application open phase).

  • When will I know the outcome?

    Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend an interview to further discuss their proposal. This interview is expected to take place around mid June and will be via Zoom or Skype. All applicants can expect an update four weeks after the scholarships closing date.

What are the benefits?

A single payment of up approximately $2000 to $7000 (depending on number of successful recipients).

The information listed here is subject to change without notice. Where we have listed information about jointly run scholarships programs, please also see our partners' websites. Information describing the number and value of scholarships awarded is indicative.