Faculty scholarships

2015 applications are now open and due by Tuesday, 9 June 2015.

Jerome de Costa and Dorothy Downes Memorial Scholarship

BVA students in 1st or 2nd year
2 scholarships of $1,000 each

Jerome de Costa tragically passed away shortly before he was due to start studying at SCA. In his memory, the de Costa family have created a scholarship to support undergraduate students. In 2011, the amount offered was increased to $1,000 for each award as the result of a gift from the estate of Jerome’s grandmother, Mrs Dorothy Downes.

Zelda Stedman Awards

The Zelda Stedman bequest has made a significant difference to a number of students since its establishment in 1997. In her will, Ms Stedman clearly stated that it was her intention to provide financial support to students who have demonstrated talent and ability and who require financial assistance to continue with their studies.

Zelda Stedman Young Artist

BVA students in 2nd or 3rd year
2 awards of $6,000 each

"Young Artist” is defined as an artist whose practice is emerging rather than established and is available to students who have not completed an undergraduate degree in visual arts.

Zelda Stedman Young Student

BVA (Honours) and MFA students
2 awards of $6,000 each

“Young student” is defined at a student enrolled in either Honours or Master of Fine Arts.

Fauvette Memorial Artists’ Exchange Scholarship

BVA, Honours, MFA and PhD students nominated by SCA Subcommittee and accepted by a partner institution for student exchange program.
5 scholarships of $5,000 each

The scholarship celebrates a bequest of the late Renee Fauvette Erdos in memory of her mother Fauvette Loureiro, the eldest daughter of artist Arthur Loureiro. Funds from the estate have been allocated to the University of Sydney to make possible scholarships for SCA students to go on exchange. All SCA applicants for exchange are automatically considered for this scholarship through their application for the exchange program.