Scholarship details

Study levels

Undergraduate and Postgraduate

Student type

Current students

Study area

Creative practice and communication and design

Eligibility criteria

Academic performance

Citizenship

Australian or New Zealand

Application dates

Applications open
20 August 2021
Applications close
30 September 2021

What you'll receive

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

Eligibility

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 CIF Visual Arts academic staff to apply for the scholarship.

How to apply

Once you have received notification of your nomination:

  • submit a portfolio of achievements in the visual arts discipline
  • submit a cover letter including a personal statement (maximum 2 pages) including:
    • how you would use the scholarship funds to enhance your contemporary art skills and contribute to the visual arts field more broadly. A rough timeframe for any proposed activities should be included.
    • a statement consisting of:
      • any equity disadvantage, including hardship in further study or ability to develop your skills
      • approval to contact QUT Equity to utilise you QUT Equity application, where applicable
  • complete the 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.

Conditions

The award must be used for the intended purpose of education 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; 180.6 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.

Contact us

Creative Industries scholarships

Phone
3138 0140
Email
ci.scholarships@qut.edu.au

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