Fund Details
Ethel Rose Overton Scholarship
Award Amount
$3,000, $5,000, $7,500 or $10,000 per annum


The scholarship is to support postgraduate students in Art History, Art Theory, or Fine Arts at the University of Canterbury.

The scholarship provides a monetary award to the following:
a. PhD students: Up to $30,000 ($10,000 per annum)
b. MFA students: $7,500
c. BFA(Hons) and MA (Part II) students: $5,000
d. BA(Hons) and MA (Part I) students: $3,000

Level of Study: Honours, Masters, Doctoral

Closing Date: 
1 November 2020

a. PhD students: Up to 360 points of enrolment
b. BA(Hons), BFA(Hons), MA, and MFA students: 120 points of enrolment

Number available annually: 
Approximately seven.

Applicable enrolment during tenure: 
Applicants must be enrolled, or intending to enrol, at the University in a programme for one of the following degrees:
a. Bachelor of Arts with Honours (BA(Hons)) in Art History, Art Theory, or Fine Arts
b. Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours (BFA(Hons))
c. Master of Arts (MA) in Art History, Art Theory, or Fine Arts
d. Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
e. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Art History, Art Theory, or Fine Arts

Citizenship/residency requirements:
There are no citizenship or resident requirements for this scholarship.

For more information please read the regulations, click here.

Contact Information:

For questions about this application, please contact Scholarships Office at

Search Filters:

  • College of Arts
    Level of Study
    • Postgraduate
    • Masters
    • Doctoral
    • Honours
      Subject of Study
      • Art History
      • Art Theory
      • Fine Arts
        Domestic/International Students
        • Domestic
        • International
        • International currently studying in a New Zealand secondary school
        • International currently studying at UCIC
          Application Closing Month
          • November
            Award Type
            • Any
            • Scholarship
              Begin Accepting Applications Date:
              6 Sep 2019
              Deadline Date (NZST Time Zone):
              1 Nov 2019 5:00 PM