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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

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.

Up to two Collaborative Piano principal study students will be selected for international specialised masterclass opportunities.

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.

  • 2023 applications are now opened  for: Pianist Development, Collaborative Piano, String Quartet, and Open Program. Please apply here

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$50,000 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. 


Applications for the 2023 Henderson International Graduate Scholarship in Piano are now open, and close midnight, 17 April 2023. Please apply here

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