Scholarships

SAE Australia offers a range of scholarships to assist students during their studies. Our scholarship program is about investing in future professionals and rewarding creative and academic excellence.

 

About our Scholarship Program

SAE Creative Media Institute offer scholarships to outstanding creative media applicants. SAE Scholarships are awarded to recognise creative talent coupled with academic excellence and outstanding leadership. 

KEY DATES

2016 Scholarship applications are now open. Applications close 11pm Eastern Daylight Savings Time, December 18th 2015.

Final selection will be made January 2016 with successful applicants notified on January 18th.

 

 

 

Creative Media Scholarship

Creative Media Scholarships are awarded to high-achieving secondary school leavers who have demonstrated outstanding scholarly ability as well as strong leadership skills and creative potential. The aim of this scholarship is to assist graduating secondary school students and provide them with an opportunity to develop skills and achieve their goals within the creative media industry.

Who can apply  Commencing students
Intake  Feb 2016
Applications close  December 18 2015

 

Scholarship Award

Recipients will be entitled to a full academic scholarship towards a bachelor degree over the course of two years. Scholarships can be undertaken in one of the following disciplines:
Animation, Audio, Design, Film, Games or Web & Mobile. 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum 17 years old (turning 18 in the year of commencement)
  • Completion of Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (SSCE) 
  • Applicants must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Applicants must be commencing students who have not previously studied with SAE

Application Process

Applications can be emailed to scholarshipau@sae.edu (Please ensure the email subject line clearly states applicants name and Scholarship to which they are applying for)
Applicants also need to apply to enrol to study for the February 2016 intake.

Applications must include the following:

  • A completed application form;
  • Evidence of eligibility of criteria: Eg. Passport, Birth Certificate, Secondary School records (Note: Year 12 final year results are required in order for applications to be accepted);
  • A covering letter explaining the reasons for applying for the Creative Media Scholarship which includes what they aim to get out of their time at SAE and why they should be considered for the scholarship;
  • A portfolio* of creative work demonstrating excellence;
  • Two written references supporting applicant's creative and personal achievements (Eg. School Principal, Employer or both)

*As a guideline,we accept URL links provided along with your email application. Digital formats can include soundcloud, dropbox, youtube and other digital media channels. Your portfolio should include examples that display your best design skills, illustrations, showreels, audio files and other work relevant to the course you are applying for. 

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Creative Indigenous Scholarship

Indigenous scholarships are awarded to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students who have shown high academic achievement, strong leadership skills and a creative passion during secondary school. The aim of this scholarship is to assist Indigenous Australians and provide them with an opportunity to develop skills and achieve their goals within the creative media industry.

Who can apply Commencing students
Intake February 2016
Applications close December 18 2015

 

Scholarship Award

Recipients will be entitled to a full academic scholarship towards a bachelor degree over the course of two years. Scholarships can be undertaken in one of the following disciplines:
Animation, Audio, Design, Film, Games or Web & Mobile.

Application Process

Applications can be emailed to scholarshipau@sae.edu (Please ensure the email subject line clearly states applicants name)
Applicants also need to apply to enrol to study at SAE for the February 2016 intake.

Applications must include the following:

  • A completed application form;
  • Evidence of eligibility of criteria: Eg. Passport, Birth Certificate, Secondary School records (Note: Year 12 yearly results are required for applications to be accepted);
  • A covering letter explaining the reasons for applying for the Creative Media Scholarship which includes what they aim to get out of their time at SAE and why they should be considered for the scholarship;
  • Be or Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Descent^;
  • A portfolio* of creative work demonstrating excellence;
  • Two written references supporting applicant's creative and personal achievements (Eg. School Principal, Employer or both)

*As a guideline, we accept URL links provided along with your email application. Digital formats can include soundcloud, dropbox, youtube and other digital media channels. Your portfolio should include examples that display your best design skills, illustrations, showreels, audio files and other work relevant to the course you are applying for. 
^ Proof of descent required for this scholarship. 

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Scholarship Terms and Conditions

Scholarships Terms and Conditions

These scholarships are awarded in line with the following terms and conditions:

  • The recipient is the sole holder of the scholarship in a specified program;
  • The scholarship is non-transferrable and cannot be exchanged for monetary value;
  • Undertake ambassador duties for 20hrs per Trimester. This involves attendance and participation at key events such as Expos, Open Days and other campus initiatives;
  • Recipients must maintain a high academic standard across all units of study and must not fail any module of study;
  • Recipients agree to be profiled for marketing and promotion purposes. This may include, but not limited to, providing photos and profile information for SAE’s website, newsletters, advertising and other marketing collateral;
  • Scholarships entitle the recipient to undertake approved modules of study from the program in which the scholarship is held, and
  • Scholarships are for tuition fees only.

Note: The Institute is not obliged to award the Scholarship if it is determined that there were no suitable commencing student applicants. Should scholarship holders fail to meet any condition the scholarship may be reviewed or terminated.