Music Performance Scholarships

Name Value Open Eligibility
Frank Barzyk Brass Award Approximately $1,000 Applications are not required.* Brass, UG, One award
Donald William Thornton Bequest Scholarship Approximately between $500 and $5,000 per recipient Applications are not required.* Brass and/or Woodwind; multiple awards; PG or UG 
Mary Thurman Scholarship Approximately between $5,000 and $10,000 per recipient Applications are not required.* General purposes of the MCM by discretion of Director; UG or PG

*Nominations are made by the Head of discipline in consultation with academic staff. The Dean will approve the recipients.

Name Value Open Eligibility
Rosemary and John Hopkins Award Approximately $2,500 Applications open in March annually. Applications will close 4 weeks after the opening date. Conductor; youth or community music project; One award; UG, PG or alumni
State Music Camp - Orchestral Conducting Approximately $3,000  Applications are not required*  

*Nominations are made by the Head of discipline in consultation with academic staff. The Dean will approve the recipients.

Name Value Open Eligibility
Guitar Perspectives Composition Award $2,000 Applications are not required.* Classical guitar composition; UG, PG or alumni
The Michael John Crowley Award Approximately $1,000 Applications are not required.* Guitar (preference for classical guitar), UG including Honours. One award.

*Nominations are made by the Head of discipline in consultation with academic staff. The Dean will approve the recipients.

Name Value Open Eligibility
Allan Scholarship Approximately $450 Applications are not required.* Home 50 miles from Horsham, UG, Piano, One award
Agnes Robertson Undergraduate Scholarship for Piano Approximately $5,400 per year for 3 years (4 years if honours is undertaken) Open triennially in late February. Applications will close 4 weeks after the opening date. First year UG, piano (Jazz & Improvisation).  Australian citizen.
Barry Bowen Accompaniment Prize Approximately  $1,500 Applications are not required.* UG or PG, Piano accompaniment, One award
Doris Chandler Bursary Approximately $3,000 Applications are not required.* Piano classical; One award; UG or PG
DW Gardiner Fund Approximately $1,000 Applications are not required.* piano - classical; <30 yrs old, Australian; 1 or more awards
Frederick Harlock Scholarship Approximately $2,500 Applications are not required.* Piano, UG, One award
FW Homewood Scholarship Approximately $1,500 Applications open in March annually. Applications will close 4 weeks after the opening date. Graduated within 5 years; Cannot be awarded twice to same person; Piano; One award
Harold Charles Chatfield Medal Approximately $350 plus engraved medal Applications are not required.* Organ, UG or PG, One award
Katharine Ellis Memorial Fund Approximately $3,000  Applications are not required.* Pianist, Australian, UG or PG, One or more awards
Madeleine Orr Scholarship Approximately $4,700 Applications are not required.* Classical piano; One award; UG or PG
Mary Elizabeth McComas Piano Scholarship Approximately $100,000 in total - multiple awards Applications open in March annually. Applications will close 4 weeks after the opening date. 1 or more awards, Piano, Travel overseas for p/g  study piano teaching instituition, Aust citizen
Maude Harrington Prize Approximately $50 Applications are not required.* piano accompanying, UG or PG, One award
McKay Pianoforte Scholarship Approximately $300 Applications are not required.* Piano, UG, One award
Mona McCaughey Scholarship - Una Bourne Approximately $200 Applications are not required.* piano, UG or PG, One award
Pearis Rodger Scholarship Approximately $8,000 Applications open in February annually. Applications will close 4 weeks after the opening date. 1 or more, UG, piano
Phyllis Judd/Therese de Kretser Scholarship Approximately $60,000 in total, multiple awardees Applications are not required.* Piano classical, Aust citizen; Multiple awards; UG or PG
Rosemarie Kenny Prize Approximately $300 Applications are not required.* Piano,Best piano exam 4th year, One award
Sir William McKie Travelling Scholarship Approximately $1,000 Applications open in March biennially (odd years). Applications will close 4 weeks after the opening date. Organ/piano; Music graduates for study in London; One award
The Graham Coyle Award Approximately $4,000 Applications are not required.* 1 or more awards, Jazz and Improv, Piano, UG or PG
Will Poskitt Piano Scholarship Approximately $2,600 Applications are not required.* 1 or more, piano - improv / classical, any year level
Dr Alexandra Cameron Scholarship Approximately $1,000 Applications are not required.* UG

*Nominations are made by the Head of discipline in consultation with academic staff. The Dean will approve the recipients.

Name Value Open Eligibility
Dr Alexandra Cameron Scholarship Approximately $1,000 Applications are not required.* UG
E&D Rogowski Scholarship Approximately $4,200 per recipient Applications are not required.* Bachelor of Music: Cello or Saxophone, Multiple awards
Alberto Zelman Violin Scholarship Approximately $400 Applications are not required.* Violin, UG or PG, One award
Bertha Jorgensen Exhibition Approximately $150 Applications are not required.* Violin, UG, 3rd/4th year, One award
Brunner Music Scholarship - Excellence Prize Approximately  $800 Applications are not required.* 2nd year BMus, UG, violin or viola, One award
Corinna D'Hage Mayer String Scholarship Approximately between $500 and $5,000 per recipient Applications are not required.* Strings, Australian born, multiple awards, UG or PG
Dorcas McClean Scholarship Between $10,000 and $20,000  Applications open in March biennially (even years). Applications will close 4 weeks after the opening date. Violin Competition -biennial even years; UG, PG or alumni
25 years or under
Resident in Australia for minimum 2 years
Biennial even years
Grace Ella Fraser Fund Approximately $4,500 Applications open in February annually. Applications will close 4 weeks after the opening date. Cello; UG; 1 or more
Gwen Prockter Violoncello Prize Approximately $750 Applications are not required.* Final year student: 3rd year Bachelor or Honours student, Cello, One award
Judith Rodriguez Violin Scholarship loan of a violin and bow for up to the duration of BMus degree (allowance for Honours if applicable) Applications open in February triennially. Applications will close 4 weeks after the opening date. First year UG, Violin
Kate Flowers Memorial Scholarship Approximately $10,000 Applications open in March annually. Applications will close 4 weeks after the opening date. 1 award, Violin, viola or cello, UG, completed at least one year of study.
Peg Oldfield Prize Approximately $800 Applications are not required.* Strings, Final year BMus/Honours, best results, UG, One award
The Ann and Peter Law Scholarship for Cello Approximately $1,400 Applications open in February annually. Applications will close 4 weeks after the opening date. BMus, Cello
1 or more
The Liselotte ‘Lilo’ Nassau Cello Scholarship Approximately $1,000 to $5,000 Applications are not required.* cello; ideally 1 x 1st year, 1 x 2nd year, 1 x 3rd year; UG
W Bardsley Award Approximately $500 Applications open in March annually. Applications will close 4 weeks after the opening date. 1 award, violin- can be classical or contemporary; UG or PG
Brunner Music Scholarship - Improvement Prize Approximately $800 Applications are not required.* 2nd year Bmus student, violin or viola, One award
CD Hume Violin Scholarship Approximately $480 Applications are not required.* Violin, UG, 1 award
Otti Veit Violoncello Scholarship Approximately $17,000 in total, multiple awardees Applications are not required.* One award, UG or PG, cello
Peers Coetmore Fund Approximately $3,000 Applications are not required.* Cello; 1 award; UG

*Nominations are made by the Head of discipline in consultation with academic staff. The Dean will approve the recipients.

Name Value Open Eligibility
Athenaeum Club Female Vocal Soloist Prize $1,000 Applications are not required.* Female, voice, UG or PG
Athenaeum Club Male Vocal Soloist Prize $1,000 Applications are not required.* Male, voice, UG or PG
CM Middleton Scholarship Approximately $1,450 Applications are not required.* Voice - classical; female; UG; One award
Grace Durling Encouragement Award Approximately  $1,000 Applications are not required.* Voice, one award, UG or PG
Mona McCaughey Scholarship Approximately $200 Applications are not required.* Classical voice, UG or PG, One award
Mona McCaughey Scholarship - Elise Weiderman Approximately $200 Applications are not required.* Classical voice, UG or PG, one award
Murial Cheek Memorial Scholarship Approximately $350 Applications are not required.* Voice, UG, One award
Murray Ormond Vagg Scholarship Approximately $3,000  Applications open in July annually. Applications will close 4 weeks after the opening date. 3rd year Bmus, classical voice; One award
Nellie Melba Prize Approximately $190 Applications are not required.* Classical Voice, 2nd year student, One award
The Rae Banger Music Bursary Approximately $1,000 Applications are not required.* 1 or more awards, voice, UG or PG
Walter Kirby Singing Scholarship Approximately $300 Applications are not required.* Vocal Performance, UG, One award
Webster Nolan Fund Scholarship Approximately $4,500 per year for duration of Bmus Applications open in February triennially. Applications will close 4 weeks after the opening date. 1 award, reside 50 from Melbourne, UG

*Nominations are made by the Head of discipline in consultation with academic staff. The Dean will approve the recipients.

Name Value Open Eligibility
Donald William Thornton Bequest Scholarship Approximately between $500 and $5,000 per recipient Applications are not required.* Brass and/or Woodwind; multiple awards; PG or UG 
Mary Thurman Scholarship Approximately between $5,000 and $10,000 per recipient Applications are not required.* General purposes of the MCM by discretion of Director; UG or PG
E&D Rogowski Scholarship Approximately $4,200 per recipient Applications are not required.* Bachelor of Music: Cello or Saxophone, Multiple awards
Bebbington Prize Approximately $450 Applications are not required.* Wind, UG or PG, One award
Lyn Bromley-Julian Oboe Scholarship Approximately $9,000 Applications are not required.* Oboe, one or more, UG/PG

*Nominations are made by the Head of discipline in consultation with academic staff. The Dean will approve the recipients.