How to Apply Guidelines and Application Form

Closing Date: Must be received by 4 pm Friday 15th March 2024

Successful and unsuccessful applicants will be notified within one month of the application closing date.

General Information

The Margaret Standen Bursary, sponsored by her family, was established in 2018 in memory of Margaret, a valued member of the Visual Arts Learning Area at Bendigo Senior Secondary College from 1977 to 2013.

The Bursary will provide Year 12 students studying Art Making and Exhibiting (Painting, Drawing, Printmaking; Ceramics and Sculpture or Photography) and/or Art Creative Practice with support, in the form of bursaries to assist students to pursue their passion and career within the Visual Arts.

Art Creative Practice Fashion students can also apply if they intend to create a textile based soft sculpture.


Applications for a Margaret Standen Art Bursary for 2024 are invited from Year 12 students who:

  • Are completing Units 3 and 4 Studio Arts (in any discipline) and/or Art General in 2024
  • Can articulate how the Bursary will help them pursue their Arts passion

Selection Criteria

Applicants must be studying Units 3 and 4 Studio Arts and/or Art General and will be selected against the following criteria:

  • Demonstrated interest and passion in the Visual Arts
  • Information from two referees; at least one should be a teacher at BSSC

How to Apply

Read the information carefully and complete the online application form below. Attach required supporting material and lodge the application by the due date.

When to Apply: The Margaret Standen bursary online applications must be received by 4 pm Friday 15th March 2024
Late applications will not be considered.

More information

Contact Bendigo Senior Secondary College:
Ph: 54431222


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