Nicholas Purcell Studio Scholarship for Creative Practice

This scholarship celebrates the creative arts. Nicholas Purcell Studio believes in supporting high achieving students in the creative practices through a scholarship aimed to recognise, support, enrich and reward these students.

The winner of the Nicholas Purcell Studio Scholarship for Creative Practice will receive a one-off scholarship award of AUD$3500 preferably to fund purchase of supplies or equipment related to the artists practice.

Number available

1 per year.



Course of study

Enrolled into any creative practice degree either full or part time. Preference will be given to the visual arts but any creative field, for example music, media or other creative practices may also apply.

Selection criteria

  1. Enrolled into any Higher Education institution studying any creative practice degree either full-time or part-time.
  2. Evidence of Undergraduate academic record.
  3. Applicants to include online link to their work.
  4. Applicants to outline what they would use their prize winnings for ie to purchase paint etc.
  5. Applications will be evaluated on the strength of their work.

Application process

Via email (use icon top right of this page) addressing the selection criteria above 

Shortlisted applicants will be asked to supply evidence of enrolment and academic record.

Closes 30 November each year.