Paul Beadle Scholarship

A Scholarship of up to $4,000 to support a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident enrolled full-time or part-time in an MFA or PGDipFA.

About the scholarship

Application status: Not currently open for applications
Applicable study: Master of Fine Arts & PG Diploma in Fine Arts
Opening date: 21 February 2023
Closing date: 13 April 2023
Tenure: One year
For: Assistance
Number on offer: One
Offer rate: Annually
Value: Up to $4,000

The Scholarship was established in 2013 and is funded by the Paul Beadle Trust to commemorate Professor Paul Beadle, who was a sculptor and the Dean of Elam from 1961 to 1976. In 1977 he became the first Chair of Fine Arts.

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to support a student in their first year of a Master of Fine Arts or a Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Arts at the Elam School of Fine Arts and to encourage excellence in the fine arts.


How to apply

Scholarship applications will usually open around six weeks before the closing date. Please read the regulations carefully to be sure you are eligible before you apply.

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Every effort has been made to ensure the information we have supplied is correct and up to date. However we strongly advise that you check the regulations, application forms and any other information that is available, to ensure you meet the eligibility criteria for any application you might make, and that you understand the implications of any regulations, awarding value and closing dates.