The Australia Council will deliver grants and scholarships spanning multiple artforms, in partnership with Perpetual as Trustee.
Today’s announcement includes seven Marten Bequest Travelling Scholarships, each worth $50,000. The scholarships offer talented young artists the chance to explore, study and develop their artistic gifts through travelling interstate and/or overseas.
The Australia Council has also awarded two Askin Scholarships, each worth $30,000, for young people with outstanding ability and promise in ballet or opera.
Australia Council CEO Adrian Collette said:
“These scholarships offer life-changing opportunities for young people to pursue education and training and develop their creative talents. We are pleased to continue to deliver these scholarships, made possible through our partnership with Perpetual.”
Marten Bequest scholarship recipients:
Patrick Livesey Acting
Jed Long Architecture
Laura Griffiths Ballet
Ida Lawrence Painting
Dzenana Vucic Prose
Kai Wasikowski Sculpture
Natalie Dietz Singing
Askin scholarship recipients:
Milei Lee Lady Mollie Isabelle Ballet Scholarship
Daniel Carison Sir Robert William Askin Operatic Scholarship
More information about the recipients can be found below. For information on co-investing with the Australia Council visit our website.