Exchange Applications

To apply for nomination for the 2015 student exchange program please lodge your application in full by 4:30pm, Tuesday, 15 April 2014.

Application Requirements

Applicant Statement

Explain your reasons for wanting to go on exchange, what you hope to achieve, and how your work will benefit from going on exchange. We recommend that you write your statement before you start your application and then copy and paste the information into the online form. In your Applicant Statement use 150 to 250 words to answer each of the following:

  • Describe your visual work and explain how your exchange will expand, influence, develop your art, strengthen your networks, etc. and benefit the ongoing development of your visual work.
  • Explain how you are and will continue to be an ambassador for Sydney College of the Arts.

Visual Material / Portfolio

  • A presentation showcasing up to ten recent examples of your artwork in PDF format (all images in one file with a maximum file size of 5 MB)

or

  • A link to a website containing a moving image, sound or film work of not more than three minutes duration (please write the link onto a word document or pdf document) and submit this as your attachment.

The work should have been produced within the past 18 months, but does not necessarily have to be work that has been submitted for assessment at SCA.

Please include information about the artworks being shown on each page of the file: title, media, dimensions, date, exhibition format or venue and, where relevant, one or two sentences providing the context for the work. If you are providing a link to a website, you can include the information alongside the link.

Any work submitted in the portfolio that has been created in collaboration should be clearly indicated as such and include information about the applicant's specific contribution.

Academic Reference

There is a form available in the online application. You will need to download the form, complete your details and then email it to one of your lecturers with your request that they complete the reference and submit it directly to the SCA exchange email address: by 4.30pm on Tuesday 15 April, 2014.

Additional Requirements

If you are applying for an exchange program in the Honours year, you must submit an Honours Research proposal; and a detailed proposal including how your research will be carried out and your arrangements for attendance at a University affiliated site. You will also need to indicate a plan for what you will complete while you are away and how you will measure your progress through the semester.

If you are an MFA or PhD candidate, you must submit with your application a statement of support from your supervisor, and a detailed proposal including how your research will be carried out and your arrangements for attendance at a University affiliated site. You will also need to indicate a plan for what you will complete while you are away and how you will measure your progress through the semester.

Late applications will not be accepted.

The 2014 SCA Scholarships & Exchanges Subcommittee will each assess all applications, then meet to finalise and review the outcome and make final decisions. Applications for nomination will be advised in mid-May.

Apply Online

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