Scholarships and awards

Iris Fisher Scholarship

Supporting the next generation of New Zealand's contemporary artists

The Iris Fisher Scholarship is a national award of $5,000 to support a postgraduate student enrolled in a visual arts/fine arts course of study.

Kalisolaite Uhila, Mo\'ui tukuhausia, 2012, commissioned by Te Tuhi.

Kalisolaite Uhila, Mo'ui tukuhausia, 2012, commissioned by Te Tuhi.

Since 2007 Te Tuhi, in partnership with the Fisher family, have supported the development of emerging New Zealand artists with this generous and prestigious award. The 2014 Walters Prize nominee Kalisolaite ‘Uhila is just one of the artists in an impressive line-up of past recipients and now is your chance to join their ranks.

Key Dates:
Monday 10 - Monday 17 July 2017:  Submissions accepted
Monday 17 July 2017: All submissions due by 10:00am
2017 Iris Fisher Scholarship recipient announced during Te Tuhi's Spring exhibition opening at 4:00pm

To learn more about eligibility for the award and the submission process, please download the form below


2016 Iris Fisher Scholarship Application form



View previous recipients