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The Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Artists Travel Scholarship

A postgraduate scholarship in art
This travelling scholarship supports recent graduates of the Sydney College of Arts to pursue professional development.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$14,000 (for up to two years)
  • Recent Sydney College of the Arts graduate
  • Travelling for professional development
16 April 2019 12 June 2019

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $14,000 per annum for up to two years. Additionally, each shortlisted applicant will be provided with $1000 to assist with the cost of installation and de-installation of their exhibit at the FLMATS Finalist Exhibition.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • have graduated from the Sydney College of the Arts (SCA) no more than four years prior to your application, with a "conferred" or "awarded" graduation status
  • be willing to travel and conduct a project in order to benefit your professional development as an artist
  • not be currently enrolled at the SCA
  • not have deferred a degree at the SCA to travel
  • not be a research student with a degree status of "under examination".

Background

This scholarship was established in 1997 from the estate of Renee Fauvette Erdos.

1. Background

a. This Scholarship was established from the estate of Renee Fauvette Erdos in 1997 for the purpose of establishing a travelling scholarship in art for recent graduates of the Sydney College of Arts at the University of Sydney.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must have graduated from the Sydney College of Arts at the University of Sydney no more than four years prior to their application. The graduation status of the applicant must be ‘awarded’ or ‘conferred.’

b. Applicants must willing to travel and conduct a project in order to benefit their professional development as an artist.

c. Applicants who meet any of the below criteria are not eligible to apply:

I. Currently enrolled at the Sydney College of Arts.

II. Deferred a degree program at the Sydney College of Arts in order to travel.

III. Research students who have the current degree status of ‘under examination.’

3. Shortlisted Applicants

a. Applicants who are shortlisted for this Scholarship will be required to exhibit their work in the Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Artists Travel Scholarship (FLMATS) Finalist Exhibition at Sydney College of the Arts.

b. Shortlisted applicants will be required to install and de-install their exhibit at the exhibition.

4. Selection Criteria

a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of:

I. academic merit,

II. portfolio,

III. work exhibited in the finalist exhibition,

IV. travel and project description,

V. curriculum vitae, and

VI. a personal statement.

b. Applicants will be firstly shortlisted and the final Scholarship will be awarded by a selection committee consisting of:

I. Sydney College of the Arts Director, or their nominated delegates;

II. the Scholarships and Prizes Committee of the Sydney College of Art, or their nominated delegates; and

III. at least one external member of the University of Sydney which is respected practising artist, art critic, gallery director or recognised member of an established art or cultural organisation. 

5. Value

a. Each shortlisted applicant will be provided with $1,000 to assist with the cost of installation and de-installation of their exhibit at the (FLMATS) Finalist Exhibition.

b. The successful Scholarship recipient will receive $14,000 per annum for up to two years.

c. The Scholarship annual value will be paid in one instalment in October each year.

d. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted.

e. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.

f. No other amount is payable.

6. Ongoing eligibility

a. To continue receipt of the Scholarship, the recipient must conduct their travel and project as proposed in their application.

7. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

I. does not conduct or withdraws from their travel and project as outlined in their application,

II. is determined by the University to be guilty of serious misconduct, including, but not limited to, having provided false or misleading information as part of their Scholarship application,

III. any other provision as indicated in these terms that would lead to termination.

b. Once the Scholarship has been terminated, it will not be reinstated.

c. Where the recipient is found guilty of serious misconduct or withdraws from the relevant travel and project, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid to the Scholarship recipient be reimbursed.