Vice-Chancellor's Concertmaster Scholarship

Vice-Chancellor's Concertmaster Scholarship

Sir John Monash Scholarship for Distinction

This scholarship is available to students majoring in classical violin performance studies and participating in the Monash Academy Orchestra.

Total scholarship value

$6000

Number offered

One per year

Bachelor of Music (Honours)

Natasha

As a music student, receiving a scholarship has allowed me to become a more self-sufficient musician. It's contributed to a better home setup and equipment to help me learn better. From this I've gained invaluable knowledge about content producing, which will help me towards my future job.

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 music performance student in an honours degree in the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music and Performance at a Monash campus in Australia.
  • Continuing music performance student in an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music and Performance at a Monash campus in Australia.
  • Majoring in classical violin performance studies and participating in the Monash Academy Orchestra.

Benefits

  • $6000 for a full-time study load (48 credit points) paid for a maximum of one year only.

Number offered

  • One scholarship is available.
  • In the event that there is more than one equally deserving applicant, the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music and Performance may split the scholarship and allocate the same value to all recipients.

Selection criteria

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

To retain this scholarship:

  • You must maintain satisfactory academic performance as determined by the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music and Performance.

How to apply

  • Cannot be deferred.
  • Eligible students will be invited to an audition/interview by the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music and Performance and will be automatically assessed for this scholarship.

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.