National Summer Art Scholarship
If you are unsure where to begin your journey towards a career in the arts, the National Summer Art Scholarship is the perfect starting point. This comprehensive program has been a guiding light for hundreds of young people for more than 25 years.
Seize the opportunity to apply for this year-long program, which includes a week-long residency at the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra. 16 students will be selected from around the country, two from each state and territory.
The application for the full year program is available to students who are in Year 10 or equivalent. If accepted, the program will assist you in advancing your visual art studies during Year 11.
This is an unparalleled opportunity to learn about career pathways in the arts and creative industries through a behind-the-scenes introduction to the operations of the National Gallery. The National Gallery cares for 155,000 works of art from Australia and around the world. Meet the arts professionals who manage this significant collection.
“It was an incredible opportunity that has provided me with so many new pathways in art that I would not have known existed otherwise. It was a truly memorable and life changing experience that was better than I could have hoped for. Thank you all for the time and dedication that you put in to creating this wonderful program and opportunity."