Margaret Lawrence Social Justice Award

This scholarship is to enable students at the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music to pursue eligible projects in film or other art forms that raise awareness and debate about community issues on local and global levels.

Applications open

27 Jun 2022

Applications closed

14 Aug 2022

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student
International student

Total value

up to $3,500

Applicable study areas

Music; 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 enrolled in the Faculty of Fine Art and Music, with particular focus on film students
    • provide a project proposal designed to raise awareness and debate in the broader community about a wide range of global and local issues which do, or could, have an adverse impact on the communities within which those issues are evident or emerging.
    • Includes film or other art forms

    Selection criteria

    Eligible applicants will be assessed on:

    • a project proposal
    • interview (shortlisted applicants only)
  • 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 by the end of October.

What are the benefits?

A single payment of between $1000 and $3500 (multiple recipients may be selected).

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