Stuart Black Memorial Travelling Scholarship


The Stuart Black travelling scholarship is awarded annually to enable a graduate from the school of art, who specialises in drawing, to undertake travel overseas.


The value of the scholarship offered in 2017 is expected to be $20,000.

Open and closing dates

Applications have closed.

Criteria and eligibility

Candidates for the scholarship must have graduated from the bachelor, post grad diploma, master or doctorate courses offered by the school of art in the past four years, and must specialise in drawing.

Selection process

Applications will be assessed by the selection committee on the basis of:

  • artistic and merit, as demonstrated by previous academic achievement (VCE or equivalent; other tertiary results) and CV; 
  • career aspirations (addressed through questions in the application process); 
  • travel and study plan (outlining teacher/masterclass/tertiary intentions; detailed budget requirements; letters of support; etc); and
  • likely success in completing the proposed course of study / benefitting from the travel plan (addressed through questions in the application process). 

The Dean, on the recommendation of the graduate committee, will approve the receipients, who will be notified via post of the outcome. All other unsuccessful receipients will be emailed.

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.

For more information

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How to apply

Online applications have closed.   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. Where financial need is a consideration, you'll also be asked to provide an estimate of your budget for the year ahead.