Visual Art scholarships

NameValue Open DateEligibility
AG McMillen Arts Trust - Art Approximately  $2,000 Applications are not required* 1 award, PG, Visual Art painting
Agnes Robertson Undergraduate Entry Scholarship for Painting Approximately $6,000 per year for 3 years (4 years if honours is undertaken) Open triennially in late February (last awarded 2024). Applications will close 4 weeks after the opening date. First year UG, painting.  Australian citizen.
Art 150 Fellowship $10,000 Applications are not required* Graduating Master of Visual Art student
Art Supporters Collective Award$500Applications are not required*Visual Arts students of any level
Athenaeum Club Visual Arts Research Award Approximately  $15,000 Applications are not required.* Masters, Final year or preceding year
Paintings, drawings, prints, photographs or mixed media  
Chin Chin AwardApproximately $2,500Applications are not required.*Graduating UG student
Cranbourne Scholarship in Visual Art$30,000 per recipient (2 awards)Applications are not required.*Incoming Master of Contemporary Art (Visual Art) who work with representational content in their practice.
Evans Family Award for Photography Approximately $2,500 Applications are not required.* Graduating UG student
Fiona Myer Award Approximately between $1,000 and $2,000 per recipient Applications are not required.* Art award, UG or PG
Fiona Myer White Story Residency Approximately $10,000 Applications are not required.* Enabling a graduating MCA or MFA student to undertake a residency at the Cremorne White Story artist residence.

Carolyn and Hans Varney Award

$2,500 per recipient (2 awards)Applications are not required.*Two awards, Bachelor of Fine Art (Visual Art), Australian citizen or PR
Jennifer Bowskill  Photography AwardApproximately $5,000Applications are not required.*Art award, photography, graduating UG or PG, female identifying
John and Mary Kerley Studio Research Travelling Scholarship Approximately $5,000 Applications open in March annually. Applications will close 8 weeks after the opening date. Travel; UG or PG; one award
John Vickery Scholarship Approximately $2,000 per recipient Applications open in February annually. Applications will close 4 weeks after the opening date. 1 or more, Fine arts / drawing, UG  2nd/3rd year
Kate Daw Art Prize$10,000Applications open in March annually. Applications will close 8 weeks after the opening date.One award, 2nd year BFA (Visual Art), travel award
Keith & Elisabeth Murdoch Travelling Fellowship (Art) $25,000 Applications open in March biennially (odd years). Applications will close 4 weeks after the opening date. Aus Citizen; Travel, Alumni, graduated within 4 years; One award
KMTF Scholarship$10,000Applications are not required.*Aus Citizen; incoming Master of Fine Art (Visual Art); experiencing disadvantaged circumstances. Preference is given to students who are high achieving and/or are the first in their family to attend university.
Lionel Gell Foundation Scholarship$10,000Applications are not required.*2nd year BFA; painting (figurative preferred); One award (paid in third year)
Lionel Gell Foundation Scholarship$10,000Applications are not required.*2nd year BFA; drawing, printmaking, photography, or, sculpture and spatial practice; One award (paid in third year)
Lowensteins Arts Management Prize Approximately  $2,000 Applications are not required.* Graduating UG student
Majlis Art Award$2,500 for 4 recipients Applications are not required.* Graduating UG student
Majlis Travelling Scholarship $15,000 Applications open in March annually. Applications will close 4 weeks after the opening date. 1 award, Visual art, overseas travel, 3rd year BFA
Maude Glover Fleay Scholarship Approximately $5,000 Applications open in March annually. Applications will close 4 weeks after the opening date. Multiple awards, painting, 1st year BFA
Orloff Family Charitable Trust AwardApproximately between $1,000 and $3,500 per recipientApplications are not required.*Dance, Theatre, Music Theatre, Film & Television, Production, Visual Art, Jazz & Improvisation, Interactive Composition, Classical Music
National Gallery of Victoria Art Prize Approximately $1,000 per recipient Applications are not required.* painting, 1st year BFA, multiple awards
National Gallery of Victoria Women's Association Awards Approximately  $1,000 per recipient Applications are not required.* UG
Peter Redlich Memorial Art Prize $10,000 Applications are not required.* Research masters or PhD
Rodger Davies Award Approximately $2,500 Applications are not required.* UG
Stuart Black Memorial Bursary Approximately $2,000 Applications open in February annually. Applications will close 6 weeks after the opening date. 1 award, 2nd year, any Victorian Tertiary Art School, UG, drawing skills
Stuart Black Memorial ScholarshipApproximately $1,000-$5,000 per recipient Applications are not required.* 1 or more, visual art, UG or PG, High level of drawing skill
Valerie Albiston Painting Award$5,000 Applications are not required.* 3rd year painting student
Yvonne Cohen Sculpture Award$5,000 Applications are not required.* 3rd year sculpture and spacial practice.

*Nominations are made by the Head of the discipline in consultation with academic staff. The Director and Dean will approve the recipients.