Awards and scholarships

in partnership with Perpetual as trustee

Applications are now open for a range of opportunities, offered through our partnership with Perpetual as trustee.

 

Dal Stivens Literary Award

Dal Stivens Award

The Dal Stivens Award is presented biennially to an author, aged 30 or under, for a short story or essay of the highest literary merit.

You may submit up to two entries.

The recipient will receive $15,000.

Applications close Tuesday 7 February, 2023.

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Kathleen Mitchell Literary Award

Kathleen Mitchell Award

The Kathleen Mitchell Award is presented biennially to the author, aged 30 or under, of an outstanding novel or novella to encourage advancement in their literary career.

The recipient will receive $15,000.

Applications close Tuesday 7 February, 2023.

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Marten Bequest Scholarships

The Marten Bequest Scholarships

Offering talented young artists the chance to explore, study and develop their artistic gifts through travelling either interstate and/or overseas. The scholarships provide financial support of $50,000 under the categories of acting, architecture, ballet, instrumental music, painting, poetry, prose, sculpture and singing.

Applications close Tuesday 7 February, 2023.

Learn more and apply