Kummarge Project Dance Travel Award

This Award is open to 2nd or 3rd year Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students of Dance at the VCA, for travel to their ancestral country and connect with land, culture, identity and familial connections, strengthening and reclaiming cultural identity and inheritance.

Applications open

28 Mar 2022

Last day for applications

28 May 2022
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Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

$5,000 - $25,000

Applicable study areas

Performing and visual arts, theatre, film and television

Number of scholarships awarded

Approximately 1 or more

  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
    • be enrolled in 2nd or 3rd year Dance in a full time capacity at the Faculty of Fine Art and Music

    Selection criteria

    Eligible applicants will be assessed on the basis of merit by Dance and Wilin Representatives.

  • Application process

    Application link will  be visible when open

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  • When will I know the outcome?

What are the benefits?

A single payment of between$5,000 and $10,000 per recipient (dependent upon travel plan).

Successful recipients are required to write a letter of thanks and provide an artistic biography for the donors or trustees. On occasion, recipients will be contacted to provide a progress report.

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