Announcing the TBSSS Creative Sydney Youth and Accessibility Scholarships

TBSSS are very excited to announce a full scholarship opportunity for those aged 18-25 with an interest in sculpture or those with a long term physical or mental disability. The scholarship is offered in partnership with Pine Street Creative Arts Centre and the City of Sydney Council.

This scholarship is a professional artistic development opportunity for those who:

  1. are disadvantaged by a long term physical or mental disability, and yet have a promising artistic direction and interest AND/OR
  2. are an emerging artist aged 18-25yrs with a particular interest in sculptural practice

Applications will be judged on merit, the career intentions of the student, the background in artistic practice and other relevant information. Applicants must provide proof of age and (where relevant) documentation to support their disability status (eg disability concession card, statement from treating professional, etc).

The application is for a full scholarship to a term of the Sculpture Workshop at the Tom Bass Sculpture Studio School. The workshop is for 3 hours on one day a week for a 10 week Term.

Please note: Applicants must be capable of engaging with the physicality of sculptural practice and must be able to travel to and from the Erskineville studio for weekly term classes.

Value of Scholarship

The fees for the scholarship are provided by donors and a serious commitment is expected by prospective recipients

The value of this scholarship is $590. Up to TWO applicants can be accepted per term. There is scope for extending the scholarship to another term.  Beyond this students may be eligible for a 50% discount through the School. Support workers are accommodated if needed. Unfortunately the venue is not wheelchair accessible.

Please contact for an application form and further information.

2018 Deadlines

For Term 3 (beginning Sat 21 July)
Applications due 29 June 2018

For Term 4 (beginning Mon 8 October)
Applications due 14 September 2018

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 

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