Jennie Thomas Travelling Art Honours Scholarship

Amount$2500Number Available2FacultyFaculty of Education and Arts
DonorMrs Jennie Thomas
EstablishmentThis scholarship was established to support an Honours student enrolled in a School of Fine Art program to travel to view, appreciate and gain a greater understanding of works of art internationally recognised and the cultural context within which they were created. These experiences should enrich the quality of work the artist develops themselves and in inspiring others.

Applicable to: Fine Arts, Honours, High Achievers.


To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled either full-time or part-time in the Bachelor of Fine Arts program at the University of Newcastle
  • Be an Australian Citizen or Be a Permanent Resident
  • Not hold another scholarship of equivalent or more substantial benefit
  • Not have previously received this scholarship
Required Documentation

If documentation is not provided your application will not be processed. Please have all required documents available for upload as PDF, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, or JPG files prior to completing the online application process.

  • A Portfolio of up to 10 works which demonstrates quality of work and thematic focus
  • A one page submission outlining where you intend to travel and the purpose of the travel to your development.

Two (2) scholarships will be offered, valued at $2500 and payable as a lump sum after the Semester 1 census date, 31 March.


The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of:

  • academic merit,
  • assessment of required portfolio which demonstrates quality of work, and
  • a one page submission outlining where the student intends to travel and the purpose of the travel to their development.

Preference may be given to students from the Hunter or Central Coast regions

  • Faculty of Education and Arts

Contact Details


Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
University Drive

Phone: +61 2 4921 6404 or +61 2 4921 8849
Fax: +61 2 4921 6937