Marten Bequest Travelling scholarships

The Marten Bequest Travelling scholarships are administered by Australia Council on behalf of Perpetual as trustee. The scholarships provide financial support under the categories acting, architecture, ballet, instrumental music, painting, poetry, prose, sculpture and singing to help talented Australian artists achieve their dreams. Entries will be accepted soon.

Award Value
Scholarships are each worth $50,000, payable in quarterly installments over two years.

Level and Area of Studies
This is a travelling scholarship program in art fields.

Place of Study
Not specified.

Eligibility and Criteria
The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Individual artists who were born in Australia and who are aged 21 – 35 (17 – 35 for ballet) at the closing date may submit proposals.
  • These are terms established by The Marten Bequest and there are no exceptions to this requirement. If you were born in Australia but will have difficulty providing either a copy of a birth certificate or passport, please contact a grants officer to discuss your situation.
  • All applicants should familiarise themselves with the terms and conditions of The Marten Bequest.

Applicants’ Nationality
Australian citizens may apply.

Website and Application Link

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