Equity Scholarships

Applications for the 2018 Equity Scholarships and Indigenous Scholarships are due by the relevant course application closing date. Dates vary by program, please refer to the information below.

Contact AFTRS Student Centre on (02) 9805 6444 or studentinfo@aftrs.edu.au if you have any questions.

AFTRS Equity Scholarships

AFTRS Equity Scholarships are awarded to assist financially disadvantaged students with the costs associated with higher education.

The scholarships are intended to support people from low socio-economic backgrounds or who are otherwise under-represented in higher education to study at AFTRS.

Information for Bachelor of Arts Screen: Production students regarding 2018 AFTRS Equity Scholarships is available here.

Information for Master of Arts Screen students regarding 2018 Scholarships is available here.

AFTRS Indigenous Scholarships

AFTRS Indigenous Scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit or equity. The scholarships are intended to assist Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander award course students, who may otherwise be under-represented, with the costs associated with higher education at AFTRS.

The application form and information regarding 2018 AFTRS Indigenous Scholarships is available here.

Contact the Indigenous Unit for more details: indigenous@aftrs.edu.au

Foxtel Diversity Screenwriting Scholarship

The Foxtel Diversity Scholarship is awarded to expand and enrich the school's student community recognising and supporting an outstanding Master of Arts Screen: Screenwriting student, selected on the basis of merit from eligible students from diverse cultural, ethnic or socio-economic backgrounds, or from otherwise underrepresented minority groups.

Information regarding the 2018 Foxtel Diversity Screenwriting Scholarship is available here.

AFTRS and SBS Bilingual Radio Scholarship

AFTRS and SBS are pleased to offer the first bilingual scholarship for the Graduate Diploma in Radio in 2017.

The following language groups are qualified to apply:

Arabic; Mandarin; Cantonese; Kurdish; Hindi; Korean; Indonesian; Vietnamese; Italian; Greek; Spanish; Portuguese; or Nepali.

Bilingual applicants will be required to sit the SBS Radio Language Skill Test. The successful applicant will intern at SBS Radio one day per week throughout the year.

The scholarship covers the full cost of tuition. No fees will be payable.

Information regarding the 2018 Graduate Diploma in Radio - AFTRS and SBS Bilingual Radio Scholarship is available here.

Last updated: 14 August 2017

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The Australian Film Television and Radio School would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners, the Bidjigal people and Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, on whose land we meet, work, study and teach. We pay our respects to Elders past and present, and extend our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from all nations of this land.