Stuart Black Memorial Bursary

This scholarship supports second-year visual arts students who are underprivileged or not well resourced financially in buying materials for their studies.

Applications open

14 Feb 2022

Applications closed

11 Apr 2022

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 $2,000

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 enrolled in visual arts at the Victorian College of the Arts
    • employing traditional media (but 'traditional' does not apply to the subject matter of the work)
    • focus on developing drawing skills and be responsive to extending the media in approach and subject.

    Selection criteria

    Eligible applicants will be assessed on:

    • artistic merit
    • academic merit
    • career aspirations
    • financial need
    • likely success in completing the proposed course of study.

    Students will be selected by the Dean, on recommendation of the committee. The successful applicant will be notified via post of the outcome. All other unsuccessful applicants will be emailed.

  • 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 $2000.

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