John Vickery Scholarship

This scholarship, worth up to $20,000, supports second or third-year students enrolled in Painting or Drawing in the discipline of Art, based on financial need and academic achievement.

Applications open

13 Feb 2023

Applications closed

26 Mar 2023

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student
International student

Total value

$5,000 - $20,000

Applicable study areas

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 a second or third-year student enrolled in Painting or Drawing with the Faculty of Fine Art and Music
    • demonstrate strong academic records
    • demonstrate financial need
    • have not received any other major scholarship or award offered at the Faculty of Fine Art and Music

    Selection criteria

    Eligible applicants will be assessed on:

    • artistic merit, as demonstrated by previous academic achievement (VCE or equivalent; other tertiary results) and CV;
    • career aspirations (addressed through questions in the application process)
    • travel and study plan (outlining teacher/masterclass/tertiary intentions
    • detailed budget requirements; letters of support; etc)
    • the likely success in completing the proposed course of study / benefitting from the travel plan (addressed through questions in the application process).
  • Application process

    This application has 2 separate steps. To be considered both steps must be completed by the application closing date.
    Step 1: Scholarship Application
    Step 2: Student Financial Assistance Application

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

  • When will I know the outcome?

    Applicants can expect an outcome four weeks after the scholarships closing date.

What are the benefits?

A single payment of up to $20,000.

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