The Cranbourne Fellowship at the British School at Rome


The Cranbourne Fellowship at the British School at Rome is provided to assist Visual Art alumni from the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music to travel to the British School at Rome to undertake a three-month residency


The value of the fellowship offered will include return airfares to Italy, a travelling stipend (value to be confirmed annually) and full accommodation costs and fees for the British School of Rome residency.

Timing of award

Semester 1 (2018 to 2020)

Eligible discipline or specialisation

Graduates of the Victorian College of the Arts who:

  • have demonstrated outstanding ability in the figurative traditions of painting; and
  • graduated from the VCA within the last 5 years. 

A shortlist of nominations will be invited to apply to the Head of Visual Art.

The Dean, on the recommendation of the Head of Visual Art, will approve the recipient, who will be notified of the outcome.

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

Applications are not required. Nominations are made by the Head of discipline in consultation with academic staff. The Dean will approve the recipients.