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A fantastic scholarship opportunity is on offer for Australian postgraduate students up to the age of 30, wanting to further their creative studies in the UK.

The $30,000 Landerer UK Arts Scholarship will be available for one postgraduate student in the arts and creative industries to complete a Masters course in arts and design in the UK.

The scholarship will contribute to the costs of tuition fees and stipend.

Last year, Canberra architect Iain Maxwell won the scholarship. He is currently studying at the Architecture Association in London.

Applications close Friday 28 March 2008.

About the scholarship

The Landerer UK Arts Scholarship aims to strengthen the relationship between the UK and Australia by supporting an outstanding postgraduate student in the arts and creative industries to complete a Masters course in the arts and design in the UK.

The British Council in Australia manages the scholarship on behalf of the Landerer family. John Landerer is a Sydney solicitor who wishes to support closer ties between Australia and the UK.

Criteria and eligibility

The scholarship is open to any Australian citizen aged 30 or younger on (1 October 2008).

In 2008, postgraduate studies in the UK in the following areas are eligible for the scholarship:

  • Architecture
  • Design (product, automotive, graphic, fashion, industrial)
  • Fine art (sculpture, painting, printmaking)
  • Performing arts (drama, dance, music, including all aspects of performance, composition, writing, design, production and direction) film, video, TV and radio
  • Digital media (interactive leisure software)

Deadline and application forms

Deadline for receipt of all applications including supporting information and references is 5pm AEST on Friday 28 March 2008.

Download application forms from:

About the British Council

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. It builds relationships and understanding between people in the UK and other countries.



Brianna Roberts


(02) 9215 9030


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