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   Perth International Arts Festival Scholarship for International Students [F7856]

Perth International Arts Festival Scholarship for International Students [F7856]

1. The Perth International Arts Festival Scholarship for International Students of up to $7800 is available for award annually.

2. The period of tenure of the scholarship is up to six months and scholarships are held during the months October to March.

3. The purpose of the scholarship is to promote cultural exchange by providing an international student with practical experience in the coordination of an international multi-arts festival including accounting, budgeting, planning, programming, technical operations, marketing, publicity and publications.

4.(1) The scholarship is open to students who are not permanent residents of Australia, who are enrolled in an undergraduate degree course or in a master's degree course in an arts- or business-related discipline and who have an interest in pursuing a career in arts management or similar.

(2) Students who are enrolled in an undergraduate degree course must be in their second or a later academic year.

(3) Preference is given to students who have a knowledge of more than one language.

5. Applications for the scholarship must be made on the approved form which will be available from the Perth International Arts Festival Office in April each year.

6. The scholarship is awarded by the Perth International Arts Festival Board of Management.

7. The scholarship is used to meet accommodation or other living expenses in Perth, or in exceptional circumstances for other purposes approved by the Perth International Arts Festival Board of Management.

8. The scholarship may be awarded to supplement an existing scholarship provided that the regulations governing the primary and supplementary scholarships are compatible and that the value of the supplementary scholarship does not exceed 75 per cent of that of the primary scholarship.

9. The holder of a scholarship is not permitted to undertake more than eight hours of paid employment per week and is under no bond at the conclusion of their studies.

10. The holder of a scholarship is required to prepare a research report in an area of specific interest during the tenure of the scholarship.

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