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Student Global Mobility Programs

Build your international profile

Develop your artistic skills, cultural competence and depth of musical expertise on an international stage.

These exciting opportunities will support international travel as a means of building your artistic skills, cultural competence, depth of musical expertise, communication skills, creativity and ability to make use of new musical experiences that will enhance your current studies.

Henderson Traveller's Program

Applications for 2023 Operatic role is now open. Please apply by Monday 9 January 2023.

Up to three string quartets will be selected for specialist training, concert opportunities, tailored mentoring, specialist masterclass opportunities and travel to an international chamber music academy.

Up to eight students enrolled in the Conservatorium's postgraduate Opera program will audition to secure support to collect operatic roles through performance in international young performers programs.

Up to eight students will audition to secure support to attend a program that will be decided when applications resume.

These groups can consist of wind, brass, historically informed performance, contemporary, piano trios, improvised etc There is no restriction on the form of the group but students in an ensemble must only audition as part of ONE group and not more.

Each student will undertake an application and video audition process to secure a Sydney Conservatorium Henderson Travellers scholarship, that will support an approved activity. Please read Program guidelines (pdf, 177KB) for more inforamtion.

Applications will open in early 2023 for:

Henderson Postgraduate Traveller's Scholarships

Through the Estate of the late George Wallace Henderson and Margaret Trevor Henderson, the Sydney Conservatorium of Music will award postgraduate scholarships in the following categories.

  • Two Henderson International Graduate Scholarship in Violin
  • Two Henderson International Graduate Scholarship in Operatic singing
  • Two Henderson International Graduate Scholarship in Piano

Maximum Value AUD$30,000 each

The scholarships shall be awarded for overseas study, tuition and living expenses to assist in further study abroad at such school, opera house or other music institution as deemed of high international standing by the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. The endorsed course of study will generally be at an internationally recognised University or Conservatorium in a program of study equal on standard and duration to those offered by the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.  

Apply for 2023 scholarships by midnight, Monday 5 December 2022 AEST.

For Terms and Conditions, please visit the Scholarships Office's webpage.

SCM Mobility Scholarship

The SCM Mobility Scholarship supports Sydney Conservatorium of Music students to travel overseas to experience approved activity to further their studies.

Scholarships are awarded every quarter during the year as per the below timings:

Q1: January to March
Q2: April to June
Q3: July to September
Q4: October to December

Applications are currently opened for the third quarter and will close at the end of September 2022. 

To apply, students must be nominated by an academic. The respective academic will need to fill in the application form on behalf of the student. Please note that  funds are limited to $5000 per student. 

For more details, please visit the Scholarship website