Monash Jazz Music Scholarship

Monash Jazz Music Scholarship

Sir John Monash Scholarship for Distinction

A $6000 award for outstanding Monash music students specialising in jazz. This scholarship is established from funds received from an anonymous donor.

Total scholarship value


Number offered

One per year

We’re looking for the best and the brightest

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Am I eligible?

You must be one of the following:

  • An Australian citizen
  • A New Zealand citizen
  • Australian permanent resident
  • Australian humanitarian visa holder
  • An International student

You must meet the following criteria:

  • Commencing and continuing music performance student in an undergraduate degree in the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music.
  • Specialising in jazz.


  • $6000 per annum (48 credit points of study) paid for a maximum of one year only.

Number offered

  • One scholarship available per year

Selection criteria

  • Based on a combination of academic performance and previous musical performance as determined by the School of Music.
  • Performance at an interview or audition.
  • Continuing students must have achieved a minimum of a distinction grade average (70%) in their principal music study.

To retain this scholarship:

  • You must maintain satisfactory academic performance as determined by the School of Music.

How to apply

  • No application is necessary.
  • Eligible students will be invited to an audition/interview by the School of Music and will be automatically assessed for this scholarship.
  • This scholarship cannot be deferred.

Every scholarship may have a different application process – or none at all. Read the application details carefully and submit your application by the deadline. For more details, visit our scholarships application page.