6 March 2008

SCHOLARSHIP - Landerer UK Arts Scholarship (Closing date: 28 March 2008)

The British Council is the UK's international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We build relationships and understanding between people in the UK and other countries. One of the ways we do this is by offering scholarships and awards to talented young Australians.

About the Landerer UK Arts Scholarship
The objective of the Landerer UK Arts Scholarship is to strengthen the relationship between the UK and Australia by supporting an outstanding postgraduate student in the arts and creative industries to complete a Masters course in the arts and design in the UK.

The scholarship is $30,000 to contribute to the costs of tuition fees and stipend.

The scholarship is managed on behalf of the Landerer family by the British Council in Australia. John Landerer is a Sydney solicitor who wishes to support closer ties between Australia and the UK.

Criteria and eligibility
The Scholarship is open to any Australian citizen aged 30 or younger on 1 October 2008.

In 2008, postgraduate studies in the UK in the following areas are eligible for the scholarship:

  • Architecture
  • Design [Product, Automotive, Graphic, Fashion, Industrial]
  • Fine art [Sculpture, Painting, Printmaking]
  • Performing arts [Drama, Dance, Music, including all aspects of performance, composition, writing, design, production and direction]
  • Film, video, TV and radio
  • Digital media [Interactive Leisure Software]

Deadline for receipt of all applications including supporting information and references is 5pm AEST on Friday 28 March 2008.

Download application forms from http://www.britishcouncil.org/au-educationuk-scholarships-postgraduate-landerer.htm