Majlis Travelling Scholarship

This scholarship supports visual artists in travelling overseas following the completion of their third year of undergraduate study in the School of Art (visual art), Faculty of Fine Arts and Music.

Applications open

15 Mar 2020

Last day for applications

31 May 2020
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Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student
International student

Total value

at least $15,000

Applicable study areas

Performing and visual arts, theatre, film and television

Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be a third-year undergraduate student in the School of Art (visual art), Faculty of Fine Arts and Music
    • intend to study or travel overseas for the benefit of their future studies and career

    Selection criteria

    Eligible applicants will be assessed on:

    • artistic merit, as demonstrated by entry requirements for the course (up to 6 images including up to 2 video images)
    • a brief artist statement
    • a travel or project proposal with an outline of the expected benefit to their future studies and career.

    Shortlisted applicants will be invited to participate in the Scholarship Exhibition and to meet with the judges in order to assist with the final selection. Each artist selected will be invited to submit one original work that has been produced in the two year immediately preceding the date of making application for the Scholarship. The works included in your folio of images should be available for exhibition.

    Following the closing date, a panel of judges will view the submissions and select the work to be shown in the Margaret Lawrence Gallery. The works included in your folio of images should be available for exhibition, all works in the exhibition will be determined in discussion with gallery staff.

    The work will be judged in situ, with the winner announced at the opening  later in the year (held on August 1st in 2019).

    The successful applicants will receive additional information regarding installation and the exhibition itself after the shortlisting process has been completed by the end of June.

  • Application process

    Apply online via the link below (link is visible 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 approximately $15,000.

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.

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