School of Art Honours Travelling Grant

For fine art students in their Honours year who can demonstrate outstanding academic achievement; worth up to $4,000.

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Applications open 1 August 2024

This grant provides a one-off payment up to $4,000 before your trip. There is no restriction on the duration of travel.

Two scholarships available.

To be eligible for this grant you must:

  • be enrolled full-time in semester 1 and 2 in the Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) (Honours) (BH052) program in 2024
  • have achieved high distinction or distinction grades during semester 1 2024
  • be undertaking travel related to your art/studio practice
  • submit your own original art works with your application

The online application form will be made available here when applications open. 

Supporting documentation

Depending on your circumstances, you will need to provide different types of evidence and material to support your scholarship application. Applications without supporting documents will not be considered.

You will need:

  • A curriculum vitae, no more than two pages in length, AND
  • A selection of five examples of your own, original artistic work in the form of images of visual works (.JPEG), OR
  • A selection of five examples of your own, original artistic sound works uploaded to Soundcloud, OR
  • A selection of five examples of your own, original artistic video/animation works uploaded to Vimeo or YouTube

Please visit Supporting Your Application for more information.

Application questions

It is expected that the online application will take approximately thirty minutes to complete. The main application questions are listed below to allow you time to prepare your answers prior to starting the online application.

  • Provide a brief overview of your planned mobility activity, including the location and duration.
  • How will this activity benefit you academically and professionally?
  • Describe the artistic merit evident in your work.

Find out more about applying for scholarships.

Applications are now closed.

This scholarship will next be open for application 1 August 2024.

This scholarship will next be open for application 1 August 2024.

View the Coursework Scholarships Office’s terms and conditions (PDF, 698KB).

If you apply for this grant, RMIT has the right to take the images from the disc or the original artwork for promotion and publicity purposes. These include digital images, video, film for use in RMIT publications and websites. Students hold the copyright to their work and RMIT will acknowledge the students in all media publications.

Coursework Scholarships Office or Peter Westwood from the School of Art at

Notice to applicants

The scholarship application process is highly competitive with a limited number of scholarships available. Unfortunately, not all eligible applicants will receive one.

Only successful candidates will be notified via email to their RMIT student account.

For information about other financial assistance available to RMIT students, please speak to one of our Student Welfare Advisors.

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