Trudie Alfred Bequest 2017-05-19T10:53:22+00:00

A SCHOLARSHIP VALUED AT UP TO $4,000 + 1-YEAR TACA MEMBERSHIP

TRUDIE ALFRED (1922 – 2010)* WAS A WELL- KNOWN SYDNEY POTTER AND TEACHER WITH A GREAT PASSION FOR CERAMICS. SHE STRUGGLED FINANCIALLY TO SUSTAIN A CERAMIC PRACTICE IN HER EARLY YEARS AS A POTTER AND SO, TO ASSIST OTHERS IN A SIMILAR POSITION, SHE LEFT A GENEROUS BEQUEST TO THE AUSTRALIAN CERAMICS ASSOCIATION. TRUDIE SPECIFIED THAT THE FUNDS BE USED TO SUPPORT THE WORK OF STUDENTS PREPARING TO EMBARK ON A CAREER IN THE FIELD OF CERAMICS.

The Trudie Alfred Bequest Ceramic Scholarship is offered annually and open to students enrolled in their second or subsequent year of a ceramic program. Applications are reviewed by a selection panel of three Australian ceramic artists from different states. Against the following selection criteria:

  • Must be currently enrolled at time of scholarship award
  • Must be in the second or a subsequent year of a ceramic program
  • Open to Australian citizens or those with permanent residency
  • Actively demonstrating and expressing:
    – Academic achievement
    – Quality ceramic work
    – Rationale for funding not previously received for this scholarship
  • Agree to submitting a written report required at end of scholarship period


PLEASE NOTE: The Trudie Alfred Bequest Ceramic Scholarships 2016 was the final round.