Prize

Lionel Gell Foundation Scholarship

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Key scholarship details

Application status

Open for automatic consideration

Benefit amount

Up to $10,000

Eligible study level

Undergraduate

Eligible student type

Domestic students

Eligible study stage

Current study

Benefit duration

One or more years

Summary

This scholarship, worth up to $10,000, supports current second year students in Classical music; Composition (BMus Composition and Interactive Composition); Dance; Drawing, printmaking or photography; Film and television; Improvisation; Music theatre; Painting (figurative preferred); Production; and Theatre/drama. Payment can only be made once recipient has enrolled in third year.

Benefits

Payment can only be made once recipient has enrolled in third year (at HECS census semester 1). $10,000 awarded to one successful recipient from each of the following disciplines:

  • Classical music
  • Composition (BMus Composition and Interactive Composition)
  • Dance
  • Drawing, printmaking or photography
  • Film & television
  • Improvisation
  • Music theatre
  • Painting (figurative preferred)
  • Production
  • Theatre/drama

Amount:

Up to $10,000

Duration:

One or more years

Quantity:

10

Eligibility and selection criteria

Eligibility

To be considered for this scholarship, you must:

  • be a current second year student at the Victorian College of the Arts, entering third year
  • be an Australian citizen
  • be studying one of the following disciplines  
    • Classical music
    • Composition (BMus Composition and Interactive Composition)
    • Dance
    • Drawing, printmaking or photography
    • Film & television
    • Improvisation
    • Music theatre
    • Painting (figurative preferred)
    • Production
    • Theatre/drama

To accept this scholarship, 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. Payment can only be made once recipient has enrolled in third year (at HECS census semester 1).

Selection criteria

Eligible applicants will be assessed on merit.

Study level:

Undergraduate

Student type:

Domestic students

Study stage type:

Current study

Study area:

Music, visual and performing arts

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Application

How to apply

Automatic consideration by the Head of Discipline in consultation with staff and submitted to the Director and Dean for approval.

Status:

Open for automatic consideration

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