UNSW Art & Design International Scholarships in Australia


UNSW Art & Design is recognised as one of the world’s leading art and design schools, with an outstanding record for producing critically acclaimed artists, designers and media creators.

We lead Australia with a focus on media innovation and emerging technologies.

Our approach is interdisciplinary, advancing tradition and challenging existing thinking. At UNSW Art & Design we foreground experimentation and exploration, fostering collaboration across science, engineering, the humanities and social sciences.

Our faculty is comprised of renowned practitioners, researchers and thinkers spanning contemporary visual arts, creativity and culture, design and innovation. Our intensive and rigorous art, design and media programs are studio-practice based and industry-engaged.

We inspire future leaders by equipping our students with the skills and capacity for creative thinking so they can make their critical mark on the world.

Our teaching utilises the latest methods, underpinned by leading-edge technology and an innovative learning environment to inspire a new generation of creative thinkers. This Scholarship is to encourage international practicing artists and designers to undertake study at UNSW Art & Design.


Amount: $5,000 (paid in two instalments) Tenure: Duration of the program


Citizen of an overseas country, excluding New Zealand, and not normally reside in Australia.

Selection will be based on academic merit, reasons for undertaking the current and/or proposed study, interview performance if required, and the relevance of his/her participation in study at UNSW Art & Design to its international projects and programs.

All applicants must provide a written personal statement that addresses the selection criteria to support their application. Additional supporting documentation can also be attached.

Please note that the successful scholarship recipient will be expected to apply themselves diligently toward the completion of the qualification within normal duration.