At a glance

Available to: 
Future Student
Level of study: 
Postgraduate Research
Australian and Permanent Residents or NZ citizens
International student

Prospective students competitively, based on merit

Award value:
$26,288 per annum (2016 rate), Indexed annually.
A tuition scholarship available for international applications.
Applications open: 
30 May 2016
Applications close: 
30 September 2016
  • Eligibility

    To be eligible, you must:

    • Study full-time and onshore in Australia.^
    • Be nominated by the enrolling school or institute.
    • Be assessed by the Graduate School as meeting all conditions for admission to the  research higher degree program.
    • Have an academic qualification equivalent to an Australian Bachelor’s degree with Honours Class I.
    • Not hold a qualification at the same or  a higher level than the research higher degree program you are undertaking.
    • Not have held an Australia Award (AusAID) scholarship within the two years prior to commencing the research higher degree.
    • Not be receiving an award, scholarship or salary providing a benefit greater than 75% of the living stipend rate to undertake the research higher degree program.
    • Not be receiving a Commonwealth funded tuition fee scholarship.
    • Not previously have held a Commonwealth funded research higher degree scholarship, unless it was terminated within six months of the scholarship commencing or be a current APA holder transferring to UQ.

    In instances where the candidate is awarded a scholarship after commencement there will be no retrospective payments of this scholarship.

The Brisbane Consortium for the Visual Arts (BCVA) facilitates scholarly collaboration between the art history-theory programs of Griffith University (GU), Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and the University of Queensland (UQ) working in conjunction with the Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA). The BCVA’s key areas of focus include: contemporary Asian art; art of the Asia-Pacific; Australian and Australian Indigenous art; the global contemporary; curatorial education and training; new approaches to art history and theory.
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