Margaret Lawrence Social Justice Award

Introduction

The Margaret Lawrence Social Justice Award is provided for students at the faculty to enable them to pursue eligible projects in film or other art forms. Eligible projects are projects which are designed to raise awareness and debate in the broader community about a wide range of global and local issues which do, or could, have an adverse impact on the communities within which those issues are evident or emerging.

Value (indicative)

$3,000

Open and closing dates

Applications are now closed for 2017 and will next open in July 2018.

Criteria and eligibility

This scholarship is open for award to all students enrolled in the Faculty, with particular interest in film students, who provide project proposals designed to raise awareness and debate in the broader community about a wide range of global and local issues which do, or could, have an adverse impact on the communities within which those issues are evident or emerging.

Selection process

Applications will be assessed by the criteria above, in addition to student's previous results attained. The Dean, on the recommendation of the relevant Head of School, will approve the recipients.

Additional requirements

To accept this scholarship, successful recipients are required to write a letter of thanks and provide an artistic biography for the donors or trustees. On occasion recipients will be contacted to provide a progress report.

How to apply

Refer to the Open and Closing Dates section above for the application link. The link will only be visible during the application period.

The application will require personal information, including course and year level, and some questions addressing the selection criteria listed above. You will be required to attach some documents, such as CV and academic transcript and, where relevant, there will be the option to include any support material that gives weight to your application.