Applications are invited for Samstag Scholarships, for study overseas in the visual arts from 2007.
The University of South Australia offers the scholarships on behalf of the Trustee of the estate of Gordon Samstag, late of Naples, Florida USA.
Each 2007 scholarship includes, for twelve months of overseas study, a tax-exempt stipend equivalent to US$32,000 (United States dollars), plus return airfares and institutional fees for one academic year.
The following are eligible:
- Graduates, of not more than five years standing by 30 June 2006, of a studio-based course at an Australian institution of higher education;
- Visual arts students currently enrolled in a studio-based course in an Australian institution of higher education, who will have completed at least two years of full-time equivalent study.
All applicants must be either Australian citizens or have permanent residency status, and be at least 18 years of age. Persons currently overseas may apply provided they are otherwise eligible in accordance with the above.
Samstag application forms and detailed guidelines can be requested through the Samstag website by filling out the electronic form.
Applicants are advised to read the guidelines form carefully, for more detailed information.