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American-Australian Arts Fund


The American-Australian Arts Fund Scholarships and Grants provide support of up to US$30,000 to emerging American, Native American, Australian and Indigenous Australian artists to study or undertake artistic development in each other’s countries respectively. The American Australian Association (AAA) awards more than 15 arts scholarships and grants per year and has overall awarded more than 500 grants, totaling over $1 million, to talented young artists since establishing the scholarship program in 2002.

The American Australian Association is currently accepting applications to the scholarships and grants outlined below. Please see each scholarship page for the eligibility requirements.



OPEN: 1 February to 17 March 2019 | CLOSED

Indigenous Scholarships open year round | APPLY

OPEN: September 1 to 15 October 2019 | APPLY

Other scholarships supported by the American-Australian Arts Fund:

  • AAA-Australian International Screen Forum (AAA-AISF) Scholarship - Open for application in February 2020. Applicants are required to apply via the Screen Forum website
  • AAA-Australian Fashion Foundation (AAA-AUSFF) Scholarship - Open for application on Monday, 7 October 2019. All information on this scholarship and how to apply can be found on the Australian Fashion Foundation website

 *Please note, application links will be made available when each round is open. 


For Inquiries, please contact: 

Katie Rotherham, Education & Communications Manager
Tel: 212 338 6860 ext. 208 | Email:

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