At Tom Bass Sculpture Studio School, we understand the importance of providing opportunities to youth, disadvantaged and artists with a disability. We have a variety of scholarships available to suitable applicants.

Pine Street and Accessible Arts Scholarship

This scholarship program is open to emerging artists who have a disability. Applicants must have experience in, or have, a continuing art making practice, and wish to develop their skills in the area of sculpture.

  • The scholarship is for one term at Tom Bass Sculpture Studio School.
  • Support workers are accommodated if needed.
  • Unfortunately the venue is not wheelchair accessible.

An information sheet and application form can be downloaded below.

Scholarship Information 2015

Scholarship Application form 2015

Once you have completed the application form, please return to Melanie Watkins, Operations Manager or by post to: Tom Bass Sculpture Studio School, 1A Clara St, Erskineville, NSW 2043.

Tertiary Education Scholarships

We offer Life Study scholarships to current or recently graduated art students at University or equivalent educational institutions. They are offered through:

  • Sydney College of the Arts
  • The National Art School and Friends of the National Art School.
  • College of Fine Arts

Please contact the Studio for further information.

Youth 50% scholarships

This scholarship is for young people (18-25 years age) with genuine interest in becoming a professional sculptor, and who have already had some experience with creating visual art.

For further information please contact the Studio by phone – 02 9565 4851 or email 

Emerging Sculptor Program

The Emerging Sculptor Program provides a year-long professional development opportunity for sculptors. It is designed for artists early in their careers whose goal is to become a professional sculptor, or an artist with a significant sculptural practise. Part and full scholarships are available for this Program. Click here to find out more.