Scholarships and Awards

Port Art Supplies Award

Adelaide Central School of Art has recently secured a partnership with Port Art Supplies that will provide current, high achieving undergraduate students in all levels of the Bachelor of Visual Art program, to receive awards for the purchase of materials that will assist with their studies.

The awards will also be announced at the opening of the graduate exhibition each year, in addition to the academic awards for excellence.


Major Travel Award

In addition to the existing awards for academic excellence, the School has introduced an annual $5000 Major Travel Award, which will be given to a high-achieving graduating student from the Bachelor of Visual Art/ Bachelor of Visual Art (Hons) degree programs.

The recipients of the 2017 Major Travel Award, which is supported by David Demasi and Alan Young, were announced at the opening of the 2017 Graduate Exhibition.The recipients were decided through a rigorous selection process led by CEO Ingrid Kellenbach and visiting guest judge, Dr Barbara Bolt, Professor of Contemporary Arts and Culture and Associate Dean Research at the Victorian College of the Arts.

We congratulate the 2017 recipients: Maxwell Callaghan and Sonara Krix. Read more here.

The inaugural 2016 recipients were: Alycia Bennett, Cariad Kitchener and Bernadette Klavins. Read more here.


2017 Awards for Excellence

Last year, the Awards for Excellence included the following:

  • Major Travel Award
  • Lee Family Award
  • James Martin Award
  • Helen Mitchell Award 
  • Board of Governors and Guildhouse Award
  • NAVA Ignition Award
  • Adelaide Central School of Art and Artlink Magazine Art History Award 
  • FELTspace SALA Festival 2017 Exhibition Award