Non-Discipline Specific Scholarships

NameValueOpen DateEligibility
AE Floyd Memorial ScholarshipApproximately $3,000Applications open in March annually. Applications will close 4 weeks after the opening date.Under 30; Music alumni, UoM or other University; travel; One award
AEH Nickson Travelling ScholarshipApproximately $4,000Applications open in March biennially (odd years). Applications will close 4 weeks after the opening date.Music graduate; Travel; One award
Alan C Rose Memorial Trust ScholarshipApproximately $10,000 in total - multiple awardsApplications open in July annually. Applications will close 4 weeks after the opening date.Project grants & Travel; One or more awards; UG or PG
Barbara Bishop Hewitt ScholarshipApproximately $5,500Applications open in March annually. Applications will close 4 weeks after the opening date.Graduate of school of Music; One or more awards; Further study in Australia or overseas
Cassidy Bequest Scholarship - MCMApproximately $5,500 in total, multiple awardeesApplications open in February annually. Applications will close 4 weeks after the opening date.UG/PG, multiple awards
CG McWilliam BequestApproximately between $500 and $5,000 per recipientApplications are not required.*Best student, final year BMus, One award plus additional awards as determined
Donovan-Johnston Memorial ScholarshipApproximately between $6,000 and $12,000 per recipientApplications open in March annually. Applications will close 4 weeks after the opening date.Graduate of school of Music; under 30; One or more awards; travelling to undertake a study program
Desma Woolcock ScholarshipApproximately $450Applications are not required.*Music, UG, One award
E&L Jullyan Memorial ScholarshipApproximately $800Applications are not required.*2nd year student; music; one award
EC Wellisch BequestApproximately $6,500Applications open in February annually. Applications will close 4 weeks after the opening date.1 or more, financial need, no music specification; UG or PG
Ellinor Gertrude Harris BequestApproximately between $500 and $5,000 per recipientApplications are not required.*Discretionary
Faculty Graduate Student Assistance Grants (FGSAG)up to a maximum of $500 per approved awardApplications open in March annually. Applications will close 4 weeks after the opening date.PG
Florence Bradford ScholarshipApproximately  $5,000Applications are not required.*1 or more, UG or PG, Music student
Florence Menk Meyer PrizeApproximately  $120Applications are not required*Piano, 3rd year student entering 4th year (Bmus Hons), One or more
Gerda Nicolson AwardApproximately  $4,000 per year for duration of undergraduate degreeApplications are not required.*1 award, Indigenous, UG, Major: Drama or Music 
Grace Funston ScholarshipApproximately $11,000 in total, multiple awardsApplications are not required.*UG or PG, classical piano -aged 25 yrs or under; One or more
Hutchinson Indigenous Fellowship and Residency$40,000Applications remain open throughout the year Indigenous emerging artists
Ivy May Pendelbury ScholarshipsApproximately $40,000 in total - multiple awardsApplications open in February annually. Applications will close 4 weeks after the opening date.1 or more, Church of England members, UG or PG
Jim Marks Postgraduate ScholarshipApproximately $7,000 in total - multiple awardsApplications open in March annually. Applications will close 4 weeks after the opening date.Aust citizen or PR; Financial Need; Graduate student
John Gaitskell Memorial Mensa PrizeApproximately  $2,000Applications are not required.*Performance student. 1 award award, most excellent BMus 3rd year going onto Honours
John Hellyar Piano ScholarshipApproximately $20,000 in total, multiple awardsApplications are not required.*Under 30, Aust born, advanced musical study (PG), based on audition results; Multiple awards
Joyce McKenna ScholarshipApproximately $30,000 in total - multiple awardsApplications open in March annually. Applications will close 4 weeks after the opening date.Music graduates; Most talented; Travel; One or more awards
Lady Turner Exhibitions in MusicApproximately $7,000 in total, multiple awardsApplications are not required.*Solo performance Bmus student, up to 5 exhibitions
Lady Turner PrizesApproximately $50Applications are not required.*Music, UG, end 1st year, 2 awards
Lionel Gell Foundation Scholarship$10,000Applications are not required.*2nd year BMus; classical music; One award (paid in third year)
Lizette Bentwitch ScholarshipApproximately $8,000Applications open in March biennially (even years). Applications will close 4 weeks after the opening date.PG; Alternates every 2 years between Art & VCAMCM, next 2020-21
Study overseas, tenable for 2 years, graduate
M & E Kefford ScholarshipApproximately $1,000Applications open in March annually. Applications will close 4 weeks after the opening date.1 or more, British subjects (see list), Victorian residents, UG or PG
Ormond Exhibitions ScholarshipApproximately $8,000 in total, multiple awardsApplications are not required.*UG or PG, Music, 5 awards (2 x 2nd year; 2 x 3rd year; 1 x PG/Research)
Phillip Hunter Fellowship$15,000Applications open in late August annually. Applications will close 6 weeks after the opening date.1 award, any FFAM discipline, individuals or group projects, primary applicant must be a graduate of less than 10 years, to create a new work with environmental focus and public impact.  Created work must be exhibited or accessible for public display.
Schubert BursaryApproximately $400Applications are not required.*1 or more, UG or PG, 
Susan Eileen Mahon ScholarshipApproximately $5,000 per year for 3 yearsApplications are not required.*Blind/Vision impaired; UG; One award
The Graff Family Scholarship$10,000Applications are not required.*Rural student, financial need; UG or PG
VCA Scholarship Endowment Fund - Wilin AccessApproximately $1,000Applications open in February annually. Applications will close 4 weeks after the opening date.Indigeneous, UG or PG
Welsford Smithers Memorial Travelling ScholarshipApproximately $25,000 in total - multiple awardsApplications open in March annually. Applications will close 4 weeks after the opening date.Graduate in music; to study overseas for 2 years; Travel; Multiple awards
Wilin ScholarshipApproximately $8,000 in total - multiple awardsApplications open in February annually. Applications will close 4 weeks after the opening date.Indigeneous, UG or PG
Willem Van Otterloo Fund ScholarshipApproximately $1,500Applications open in February triennially (last awarded 2019). Applications will close 4 weeks after the opening date.Final year graduate or postgraduate; orchestral instrument; One award; travel to Europe

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