The George Fairfax Arts Management Scholarship Sue Nattrass Arts Management fund

If you are enrolled in postgraduate studies in  Arts and Cultural Management. Then this scholarship could be for you.

Value and duration


Cash payment of up to $ 6,000 over multiple years, divided into payments of $1,500 per credit point and paid on successful completion of each credit point.


Up to 4 credit points.

Important dates

Opening date

 10 October 2016

Closing date

 10 March 2017 at 5pm


All Deakin University scholarships have eligibility criteria. 

To be eligible you must be:

  • A domestic student, studying part time or full time
  • A commencing or continuing postgraduate student enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Arts and Cultural Management Course at Deakin University (Course code M519)
  • Preference will be given to individuals:
  • working in the arts sector in small-to-medium sized organisations
  • wanting to transition their careers into the arts sector and/or
  • living in remote areas

Special condition

Scholarship recipients will be required to complete a yearly report detailing how this scholarship has helped you with your studies.

How to apply

Apply directly to Deakin

If you are a commencing student who has deferred a previous year's course offer you can apply for this scholarship directly through our Course and Scholarship Applicant Portal.

Visit our applicant portal and apply

How to write a successful application

Applying for a scholarship isn't just about meeting the eligibility criteria. It's a good idea to think about why you want a scholarship, how it will help you and what you have to offer the Deakin community. 

Read our 5 top tips on applying for a scholarship

Supporting documentation

To apply for this scholarship, you'll need to supply evidence of your financial hardship.

Read more about supporting documentation

Finding out if you're successful

Your application will be assessed and ranked based on the details you provide and your supporting documentation.

You'll find out if you were successful up to 6 weeks after the application close date.

About the Donor

In association with the Sue Nattrass Arts Management Fund, this scholarship is open to students enrolled in postgraduate Arts and Cultural Management studies. George Fairfax was a leading light in the Australian and International theatre scenes, well known for his support and encouragement of activities that involved young people in developing their theatre skills and broadening their understanding of the creative arts.