The Sue Nattrass Scholarship Supported by the Myer Foundation (Graduate Certificate)

The Myer Foundation would like to recognize and honour Sue Nattrass AO for her distinguished career in the arts sector across Australia. The Foundation has chosen to do this by supporting the Sue Nattrass Scholarship Fund for students enrolling in the Arts and Cultural Management.

Important dates

Applications now open.

Applications will close when all scholarships have been awarded.


Initial payment of $500 to assist with study expenses (payment made after census date) in Trimester of award.  In addition, a cash payment of up to $7,200 over multiple years, divided into payments of $1,800 per credit point paid on successful completion of each credit point.

This scholarship is available up to the completion of eight credit points.

Eligibility criteria

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 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.


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

Your application

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How to apply

Apply direct to Deakin

To apply for this scholarship, please send an email to the Deakin Scholarships Office outlining your interest in the scholarship. Please include your student ID number.

Email Deakin Scholarships Office

What happens next?

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 4 weeks after the application close date.

More about the donor

Sue Nattrass AO has made a long and distinguished contribution to the Australian entertainment industry. With a career in the arts spanning over 40 years, Sue is considered one of Australia’s most experienced and high profile arts managers.

Exemplary of Sue’s commitment to the arts community, she brings her experience and leadership philosophy to Deakin in her capacity as Adjunct Professor, Arts and Cultural Management, as well as in her former role as the chair of the Advisory Board.