Fund Details
Grant Lingard Scholarship
Award Amount
Domestic tuition fees


The purpose of this scholarship is to reward the academic achievement of full-time students about to enter the final year of a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree in the School of Fine Arts at the University of Canterbury.

a. Tuition fees at the domestic rate, for one year

Level of Study: Undergraduate

Closing Date: 11:59 pm (NZT) 31 October (Applications open approximately 8 weeks before this date)

Tenure: One year

Number Available Annually: Varies

Applicable Enrolment During Tenure: Must be enrolled full-time in the final year for a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree in the School of Fine Arts at the University of Canterbury

Citizenship/Residency Requirements: Not applicable

For more information please read the regulations, click here.

Application Information:

Each applicant should submit, in writing, a short statement outlining his or her projected studio work for the year in which the scholarship is to be held, and indicating his or her reasons for doing that work.

Special Eligibility Requirements:

In the event of two or more applicants being of equal or similar academic merit, preference will be given to a student whose family is located in the West Coast region of the South Island of New Zealand.

Additional Information:

These scholarships were established by the estate of Peter Lanini in memory of Grant Lingard (1961-1995), a graduate of the School of Fine Arts:-

"...Lingard will be remembered for his wit, zen style and meticulous economy of imagery, which gave the viewer lingering images of beauty and veiled reminders of darker subjects."
C.Moore Hardy. Review of Swansong at First Draft, Sydney 1996.

Feb 1996 - Swan Song, First Draft, Sydney.
May 1994 - Coop, Jonathon Jensen Gallery, ChCh.
March 1993 - Smells Like Team Spirit, Jonathon Jensen Gallery, ChCh.
March 1988 - Incident in the Park, Jonathon Jensen Gallery.
Oct 1986 - Widows Light , James Paul Gallery, ChCh.
Sep 1985 - Dark Drawings, CSA Gallery, ChCh.
June 1985 - Skeletons, James Paul Gallery, ChCh.

Contact Information:

For questions about this application, please contact Scholarships Office at

Search Filters:

Subject of Study
  • Fine Arts
    Level of Study
    • Undergraduate
      Domestic/International Students
      • Domestic
      • International
        • College of Arts
          Application Closing Month
          • October
            Award Type
            • Any
            • Scholarship
              Begin Accepting Applications Date:
              5 Sep 2020
              Deadline Date (NZST Time Zone):
              31 Oct 2020 11:59 PM