The Michael Buenen Scholarship for Lighting Design is aimed to support students at WAAPA studying lighting whose talent and ambition may be hampered by their personal financial circumstances.Michael Buenen was a Lighting Technician and Designer based on the east coast who spent many years in the arts and entertainment industry working in venues and touring Europe, Asia and Africa with different productions. Michael had a heart for mentoring emerging artworkers, who had taken a genuine interest in Lighting Design.This Scholarship is to ensure that Michael’s legacy of mentorship lives on by enabling developing artists to learn their craft in a creative environment. The Scholarship is valued at $3000.
To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
Application is made via the ECU Online Scholarship Application Portal. Access to the portal is available between application opening and closing dates.
Along with your application you will be asked to provide a 500 word personal statement addressing the following;
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