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The WA Women's Society of Fine Arts and Crafts Equity Scholarship

The WA Women's Society of Fine Arts and Crafts Equity Scholarship will be offered to an ECU female student who is commencing her 2nd year of a Bachelor of Arts degree course, majoring in Visual Arts or Contemporary Fashion and Textiles OR commencing her 2nd semester of a Master of Arts (Visual Arts) by Coursework OR 2nd semester of a Master of Communications by Research or Master of Arts by Research. The scholarship which will open annually was established to assist and encourage female students studying majors in Visual Art and/or Contemporary Fashion experiencing financial hardship and limited educational opportunities.

Application opening date: 10 February 2017
Application closing date: 6 March 2017
Method of application: Application form will be available to download from this web page between application opening and closing dates


Value: $5,000
Amount: $2,500
Frequency: Per semester
Method: Electronic fund transfer

Eligibility requirements

Eligibility criteria

Applicants must:

  • be female students
  • have successfully completed one (1) year / first year of her full time study (120 credit points) in an Undergraduate Bachelor degree of Arts (majoring in visual arts or fashion textiles
  • successfully completed one (1) semester of her full time study (60 credit points) in one of the following:
    • Master of Arts (Visual Arts) by Coursework
    • Master of Communications by Research
    • Master of Arts by Research
  • be enrolled /enrolling into the second (2nd yr) or her Undergraduate course OR second (2nd semester) of her Master course where their project must be visual arts or fashion based
  • be enrolled in full time units (60 credit points)
  • not be in receipt of any other major scholarships
  • current students are expected to have maintained an academic status of good standing at the end of each semester (as defined in the ECU handbook)


  • Australian citizen
  • Australian permanent resident visa

Level of study

  • UG - Undergraduate bachelor courses
  • PG - Postgraduate coursework and postgraduate research

Year of study

  • 2nd year for undergraduate course
  • 1st year for master course


Study mode

  • Full-time, on-campus
  • Full-time, off-campus

Applicant information

Applicants will be required to provide a personal written statement of no more than one side of an A4 page as part of their application which describes in brief the following:

  • financial circumstances
  • information on your education thus far
  • An explanation of reasons for undertaking your chosen course of study
  • An explanation of how this scholarship would benefit you
  • An indication of any special circumstances that apply to you or any additional information that you feel is relevant to this application


The selection of recipients will be based on the content of their application and the information provided in statement.

More information

Contact the Scholarships Office.

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