NIDA awards fellowships for new MFA Cultural Leadership

NIDA announce the nine recipients of the inaugural fellowships for the new Master of Fine Arts (Cultural Leadership).

These fellowships are supported by the Australian Government and have been awarded to outstanding applicants who have demonstrated a capacity for leadership and advocacy and are passionate about driving innovation and change across the arts and cultural sector.

The recipients were chosen from over 60 applicants for the new course from across Australia. The major fellowship of thirty thousand dollars for an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander candidate has been awarded to Merindah Donnelly, a Wiradjuri woman from the Kamillario community in Tingha, NSW.

The session was chaired by Robyn Archer.

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