Collin Post Memorial Scholarship in Sculpture

For a student enrolled in a master's or honour's degree at Massey University's Whiti o Rehua/School of Art. You will have a strong interest in sculpture as a medium.

Scholarship overview

Status: Closed

Key facts

Value: Up to $25,000
Duration: One year's duration
Number available: One award
Type of study: Full-time, Part-time, Undergraduate, Postgraduate

Application dates

Applications open: 1 July 2024
Closing date: 31 October 2024


Eligibility restrictions: New Zealand citizen or permanent resident. High achievement.

The scholarship was created in memory of Collin Post, a strong supporter of arts and culture in Wellington. Collin held an unwavering belief in the value of education and this scholarship provides a pathway for students and emerging artists to develop their creative practice in sculpture.

Who we're looking for

We're looking for a third or fourth-year Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hons) degree or the Bachelor of Māori Visual Arts, or a Master of Fine Arts or Master of Māori Visual Arts student. You will have a continuous interest in sculpture as a medium

What you'll be studying

This is an undergraduate or postgraduate scholarship. You will be enrolled in Whiti o Rehua / School of Art, College of Creative Arts, and have a strong interest in sculpture as a medium.

Eligibility criteria

You must be:

  • a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident
  • studying a specific programme
  • in the third or fourth year of your degree

Application checklist

Include the following with your application:

  • five or more examples of sculptural work (including sketches and works-in-progress if appropriate)
  • a cover letter outlining your prior experience with sculptural practice, study and career aspirations, and how this scholarship will help you achieve your artistic goals within the realm of sculpture