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The Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Scholarship - Travel

A scholarship to support Sydney College of the Arts graduates
This scholarship aims to support Sydney College of Arts (SCA) graduates to pursue a program of professional development through travel.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$10,000 or $30,000
  • SCA graduate
  • Meet the definition of emerging or mid-career/established categories
20 May 2020 28 June 2020

How to apply

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Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $10,000 for a successful emerging recipient.

This scholarship is valued at $30,000 for a successful mid-career/established recipient.

Each shortlisted applicant will be provided with $1000 to assist with the costs associated with their participation in the accompanying Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Scholarship Exhibition.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • have graduated from SCA with a ‘conferred’ or ‘awarded’ graduation status
  • be willing and able to undertake the program/project which is to be completed by the end of the following year after receipt of the scholarship
  • meet the definition of the emerging and mid-career/established categories
  • not be currently enrolled at SCA
  • not have deferred a degree at SCA to travel
  • not be a research student with a degree status of ‘under examination’
  • not been a recipient of this scholarship in the previous five years
  • not have commenced the program/project for which you are applying
  • not employed at SCA.

Background

The Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Scholarship was established in 1997 through a gift from the estate of Renee Fauvette Erdos, an educator and founder of the History Teachers' Association of NSW, celebrating the memory of her mother Fauvette Loureiro.  

The purpose of the scholarship is to support graduates of the Sydney College of Arts to pursue a program of professional development through travel. 

1. Background

a. The Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Scholarship was established in 1997 through a gift from the estate of Renee Fauvette Erdos, an educator and founder of the History Teachers' Association of NSW; celebrating the memory of her mother Fauvette Loureiro.

b. The purpose of the scholarship is to support graduates of the Sydney College of Arts (SCA) to pursue a program of professional development through travel.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must have graduated from the Sydney College of the Arts at the University of Sydney prior to submitting their application. The graduation status of the applicant must be ‘awarded’ or ‘conferred.’

b. Applicants must be willing and able to undertake the program/project which is to be completed by the end of the following year after receipt of the scholarship.

c. Applicants must meet the definition of the emerging and mid-career/ established categories as below:

I. For emerging; be five years or less from graduation from your most recent course of study at SCA.

II. For established/mid/career; be six or more years from graduation from your most recent course of study at SCA.

d. Applicants who meet any of the below criteria are ineligible to apply:

I. Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or postgraduate program of study at the Sydney College of the Arts.

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

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

IV. Have been the recipient of this scholarship in the previous five years.

V. Have already commenced the program/project for which they are applying.

VI. Are employed at Sydney College of the Arts.

3. Shortlisted Applicants

a. Applicants must be available to contribute an artwork(s) to the accompanying Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Scholarship exhibition at the SCA Gallery in November.

4. Selection Criteria

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

I. the artistic and/or academic merit

II. previous work and/or exhibitions,

III. work exhibited in the finalist exhibition,

IV. project/program description,

V. budget, and

VI. curriculum vitae.

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

I. The Sydney College of the Arts Director, or their nominated delegate,

II. a practicing professional artist, and

III. a recognised art critic, gallery director, arts worker, curator or member of an established arts and cultural organisation external to the University of Sydney.

5. Value

a. Each shortlisted applicant will be provided with $1,000.00 to assist with the costs associated with their participation in the accompanying Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Scholarship Exhibition.

b. The successful emerging scholarship recipient will receive $10,000.

c. The successful mid-career/established scholarship recipient will receive $30,000.

d. The successful applicants will be required to reconfirm their budgets prior to the scholarship payment. The successful applicants will be paid the scholarship in one instalment on acceptance of the final budget/program.

e. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted.

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

g. 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.

8. Reporting

a. A one to two page report on the activities undertaken through the scholarship is required on completion of the awarded program/project.

b. Reports must be e-mailed to sca.enquires@sydney.edu.au

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