Paula and Tony Kinnane Art History Scholarship

Summary

Enrolment status New students, Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students, International students
Level of study Undergraduate
Study area Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Scholarship value $12,000 per year
Scholarship duration Up to 4 years
Number awarded On the recommendation of the Executive Dean, Senate will determine the number of scholarships awarded in any year

Scholarship description

The Paula and Tony Kinnane Art History Scholarship was established to support students undertaking undergraduate studies in art history.

The scholarship was established in 2017 and is maintained by the income of a perpetual endowment fund from a bequest to The University of Queensland under the will of Paula Ruth Kinnane, who graduated from The University of Queensland in 1991 with a Bachelor of Arts degree.

The scholarship recognises Paula and Tony Kinnane, who were lifetime lovers of art, art galleries, and collecting art for their own pleasure.

Eligibility

An applicant is eligible for the Scholarship, in the applicant –

  1. submits an application to the Committee, by the closing date for applications; and
  2. is or will be enrolled full-time in a Relevant Field. 

Relevant Field means art history in an undergraduate degree that offers the field of art history in a study sequence.

Before you apply

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them before applying.

How to apply

Applications for the 2020 scholarship round will open in February 2020.

Selection criteria

  1. For the selection process, the Executive Dean must establish a selection committee comprising –
    1. Executive Dean, or nominee, as Chair of the Committee; and
    2. Director, UQ Art Museum, or nominee; and
    3. at least one other UQ staff member nominated by the Chair
  2. The Scholarship will be awarded to the applicant or applicants showing the greatest merit as demonstrated by-
    1. academic achievement; and
    2. relevant interest or experience in the Relevant Field; and
    3. any other matter that the selection committee considers relevant to the applicant’s future success in art history.
  3. In a year where there are eligible applicants, preference for one Scholarship may be given to applicants from a rural or remote region of Queensland.

Contact

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
(07) 3365 1333

Terms and conditions

  1. If a recipient is awarded a Scholarship under 3(1) and 3(2), the recipient may hold the scholarship for up to four years, subject to the recipient –
    1. continuing to be enrolled full-time in a Relevant Field; and
    2. achieving an overall GPA of at least 4 and passing all courses in which they are enrolled
    3. conducting themselves in a professional manner while performing any ambassadorial or internship responsibilities.
  2. If a recipient is awarded a Scholarship under 3(3), recipients may hold the Scholarship for the duration as determined by the Executive Dean, subject to the recipient -
    1. continuing to be enrolled full-time in a Relevant Field; and
    2. achieving an overall GPA of at least 4 and passing all courses in which they are enrolled
    3. conducting themselves in a professional manner while performing any ambassadorial or internship responsibilities.
  3. If a recipient fails to satisfy rule 7(1) or 7(2), the recipient must show cause to the Executive Dean why the scholarship should not be cancelled.