Portland House Outreach Program

These bursaries assist vulnerable students of Theatre or Production degrees at the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music who are at risk, and enable them to become meaningfully engaged in their study. Preference for first year students of Theatre or Production but subsequent year levels may be considered.

Applications open

20 May 2021

Applications closed

6 Jun 2021

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 $3,000

Applicable study areas

Performing and visual arts, theatre, film and television

Number of scholarships awarded

Approximately multiple

  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be enrolled as a student in the Masters, Honours or Bachelor of Fine Arts (Theatre or Production)  degree at the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music and demonstrate financial need

    Selection criteria

    Eligible applicants will be assessed on personal statement and financial need.  The bursary is intended to support students to embark on their studies, so there is a preference for first year students of Theatre or Production.

  • Application process

    If you have not already done so in 2021, please ensure you also apply for the Financial Assistance Application below as this will assist you to be considered for faculty awards.
    Step 1: Scholarship Application
    Step 2: Student Financial Assistance Application

    Apply online at this page. The link will become visible below 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 $3000.

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