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. 

The 2015 Scholarship Program is now open to domestic applicants. 

There are two scholarship categories available for students commencing in February 2015;

- Creative Media Scholarship

- Creative Indigenous Scholarship

KEY DATES

2015 Scholarship applications close December 20 2014

Final selection outcomes will be notified by January 14 2015

 

 

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 2015
Applications close  December 20 2014

 

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

Applicants can be emailed to scholarshipau@sae.edu (Please ensure the email subject line clearly states applicants name)
Alternatively application folios may be posted to the following address:
Attn: Executive Assistant
Directorate of Academic and Student Services
11 York Street
Sydney
NSW 2481

Applications must include the following:

  • A completed application form;
  • Evidence of eligibility of criteria: Eg. Passport, Birth Certificate, Secondary School records;
  • 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, portfolios can be submitted in hardcopy format, We advise that hard copy submissions must be in commercially available formats. Digital folio are preferred. 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 2015
Applications close December 20 2014

 

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

Applicants can be emailed to scholarshipau@sae.edu (Please ensure the email subject line clearly states applicants name)
Alternatively application folios may be posted to the following address:
Attn: Executive Assistant
Directorate of Academic and Student Services
11 York Street
Sydney
NSW 2481

Applications must include the following:

  • A completed application form;
  • Evidence of eligibility of criteria: Eg. Passport, Birth Certificate, Secondary School records;
  • 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, portfolios can be submitted in hardcopy format, We advise that hard copy submissions must be in commercially available formats. Digital folio are preferred. 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 or continuing student candidates.Should scholarship holders fail to meet any condition the scholarship may be reviewed or terminated.