sha Edmund and Joanna Capon Scholarship at UNSW Sydney 2022

Edmund and Joanna Capon Scholarship at UNSW Sydney 2022

UNSW Sydney invites applications for the Edmund and Joanna Capon Scholarship in Australia for the 2022/23 academic year.

The purpose of the Scholarship is to provide a stipend to support Higher Degree Research candidates in the Faculty of Arts Design and Architecture, School of Art & Design.

Worth of Award

$10,000 per annum for 2 years Research Masters and 3.5 years Research Doctorates.


  • Preference will be given to a student with a thesis in Chinese art (Chinese painting, classical and modern and other ancient artifacts or Buddhist art).
  • Otherwise, the scholarship may support a student with a thesis in European art.
  • The scholarship is available to new and existing candidates and to full and part-time candidates.
  • The duration and payment of the scholarship will be pro rata if awarded to an existing and/or part-time candidate.

How to Apply


Eligible candidates may apply for this Scholarship by submitting a written statement of no more than two pages in length, addressing the below selection criteria:

  • Their academic training and achievements in a relevant discipline
  • Interest in a research and/or an academic career in Chinese art or European art, or a relevant area in situation of the above cannot be met
  • Brief research proposal
  • Evidence of research output/experience
  • Statement by applicant on how their output will contribute to the relevant field

Click here to access the application form for the Edmund and Joanna Capon Scholarship.

Deadline: Applications remain open until the scholarship is awarded. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.


Click here for more details and to apply