Grant Details

Classification

Skills development

Grant Amount

Upon application

Applicant Type

Individual

Artform

All Arts

Location

National

American Australian Association

American Australian Association Arts Fund, Indigenous Scholarships

The American-Australian Arts Fund provides support of up to US $10,000 to emerging Native American, Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian, Indigenous Australian and Torres Strait Islander artists to study or undertake artistic development in each other’s countries respectively. The American Australian Association awards more than 15 arts scholarships and grants per year and has overall awarded more than 500 grants, totaling over $1 million, to talented emerging artists since establishing the scholarship program in 2002.

The following scholarship and grant opportunities are specifically available to emerging Native American, Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian, Indigenous Australian and Torres Strait Islander artists under the American Australian Arts Fund. These scholarships and grants support artists in the fields of theatre, film, television, dance, music, visual arts, craft, design, literature, photography and fashion.

  • Indigenous Arts Grant (AUS to USA only): Will support one Indigenous Australian or Torres Strait Islander undertaking or planning to undertake artistic development in any art field, in the United States. This scholarship will provide up to US $10,000 of support which may be used toward travel, tuition, living expenses and any other associated artistic development costs.
  • Arts Fund (AUS to USA and USA to AUS): Will support Indigenous Australian, Torres Strait Islander, Native American, Alaskan Native and Native Hawaiian artists undertaking or planning to undertake artistic development in any art field, in the country of the other. These grants will provide up to US $5,000 of support which may be used toward travel, tuition, living expenses and any other associated artistic development costs.

For more information, visit American Australian Association