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Zelda Stedman Young Artist Scholarship

An undergraduate scholarship for 2nd or 3rd year students
The scholarship supports the development of artists studying an undergraduate degree at the Sydney College of the Arts.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$6000
  • Second or third year undergraduate student studying visual arts or fine arts
  • Demonstrate financial disadvantage
2 May 2020 29 May 2020

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $6000.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be enrolled in interdisciplinary study in the Sydney College of the Arts
  • be enrolled in the second or third year in an undergraduate degree in either visual arts or fine arts
  • demonstrate financial disadvantage
  • not hold another scholarship or award from the University of Sydney.

Background

This scholarship is founded from a donation to the University of Sydney by Zelda Stedman.

1. Background

a. This Scholarship has been established to assist the development of artists studying an undergraduate degree at the University of Sydney.

b. The Scholarship is funded by a donation to the University of Sydney by Zelda Stedman.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must be currently enrolled in the second or third year in an undergraduate degree in at least one of the following areas of study:

i. visual arts, or

ii. fine arts.

b. Applicants must be currently enrolled in interdisciplinary study in the Sydney College of Arts at the University of Sydney.

c. Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial disadvantage.

d. Applicants must not hold another Scholarship or Award from the University of Sydney.

3. Selection Criteria

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

i. academic merit,

ii. portfolio,

iii. demonstrated financial disadvantage, and

iv. a personal statement.

b. Preference will be given to applicants specialising in painting or sculpture.

c. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Scholarships and Prizes Committee of the Sydney College of Art, or their nominated delegates.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $6,000 per annum and is tenable for one year only.

b. The Scholarship annual value will be paid in one instalment after the census date of semester 2 in the year of award.

c. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the Scholarships and Prizes Committee of the Sydney College of Art and it is not transferable to another school, faculty or university.

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

e. No other amount is payable.

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. None apply.

6. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

i. withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol,

ii. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance,

iii. 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,

iv. is awarded an alternative primary scholarship. In such circumstances this scholarship will be terminated in favour of the alternative scholarship where the alternative scholarship is of higher value,

v. does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave, or

vi. 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 a student is found guilty of serious misconduct or withdraws from the relevant course, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid to the Scholarship recipient be reimbursed.