Composition Scholarships

Adolph Spivakovsky Scholarship for Composition of MusicApproximately $3,500Applications open in July annually. Applications will close 4 weeks after the opening date.Completed first year BMus, UG or PG composition (IC or classical) student, One award
Dorian Le Gallienne Composition AwardApproximately $1,200
Applications open in July biennially (odd years). Applications will close 3 months after the opening date.
Composer who is resident of Victoria to create a new chamber work.  One award
Dr Allan Zavod Composition AwardApproximately $5,000Applications are not required.*Classical/jazz fusion compositions, UG or PG, One award
Esther Rofe AwardApproximately $650Applications are not required.*Female-identifying recipient, Australian citizen, BMus, UG, One award
Applications open in July annually. Applications will close 3 months after the opening date.
Australian composer and resident of Australia for at least 2 years to create a new musical work of a substantial nature.  One award
Lionel Gell Foundation Scholarship$10,000Applications are not required.*2nd year BMus; composition (alternates between classical and interactive composition); One award (paid in third year)
The Catherine Mary Sullivan Scholarship in Music Composition$7,000 Applications are not required.*Female-identifying graduate in composition; PG RHD – PhD or Mmus

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