Scholarship details

Study levels

Undergraduate and Postgraduate

Student type

Current students

Study area

Creative practice and communication and design


Australian or New Zealand

Application dates

Applications open
15 August 2022
Applications close
30 September 2022

What you'll receive

A $10,000 scholarship, with funds to be principally used for education purposes to enable the recipient to enhance their contemporary art skills and contribute to the visual arts field more broadly.


To be eligible for this award you must:

  • be in your 2nd or 3rd year of Creative Industries Faculty, Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Arts) degree or undertaking a Master of Philosophy degree in Visual Arts
  • receive a nomination from Visual Arts academic staff to apply for the scholarship.

How to apply

Once you have received notification of your nomination complete the application form:

Hilde Chenhall Memorial Scholarship in Visual Arts application form

What happens next?

A selection panel of QUT staff and relevant donor representatives will select the students based on ranking and shortlisting of written applications. If shortlisted, you may be requested to attend an interview.

You will be notified of the outcome of your application by email after the selection committee has assessed all applications.


The award must be used for the intended purpose of education or professional development and associated expenses. A written report is required for the donor at the conclusion of the activity funded by the scholarship.

Terms and conditions for Hilde Chenhall Memorial Scholarship in Visual Arts (PDF file; 178.5 KB)

About the scholarship

The scholarship is supported by the Chenhall Charitable Trust in memory of renowned local artist Hilde Chenhall to support emerging visual artists to have an outstanding impact on the field.

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