Lionel Gell Foundation Scholarship

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.

Application type

No application is required. You will be automatically considered for this award.

Benefit type

General allowance
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

up to $10,000

Applicable study areas

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

Number of scholarships awarded

10

  • Eligibility & selection criteria

    Eligibility

    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • 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.

    Selection criteria

    Eligible applicants will be assessed on merit and financial need.

  • Application process

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

  • When will I know the outcome?

What are the benefits?

$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
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