Tess Hill and Bill Hawtin Jazz Music Scholarship

Tess Hill and Bill Hawtin Jazz Music Scholarship

Achieving Potential Scholarship for Excellence

This scholarship was created through a bequest from Tess Hill and Bill Hawtin to financially support music students to further their careers. The scholarship is available to commencing low income students undertaking undergraduate degrees in music performance in the Sir Zelman Cowan School of Music, specialising in Jazz.

Applications

03 Aug - 09 Oct 2020

Total scholarship value

$24,000

Number offered

One per year

Kelsy De Prada

Arts and music student

Kelsy De Prada: Juggling part-time work and study

Receiving a scholarship means a lot of different things for me. Practically, it means I don’t have to work as many hours at my part-time job, so I can focus on my studies.

Am I eligible?

You must be one of the following:

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

You must meet the following criteria:

  • Commencing an undergraduate degree in music performance in the Sir Zelman Cowan School of Music, specialling in Jazz.
  • Not have previously completed a degree or higher qualification from a tertiary institution.
  • Experiencing low income.

Benefits

$8000 per annum for a maximum of three years

Number offered

One per year

Selection criteria

The scholarship is awarded on the basis of need, academic achievement and audition. Consideration will be given if, in addition to low income, the student experiences other forms of education disadvantage.

To retain this scholarship:

Must maintain a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 60

How to apply

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.


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