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Keith and Eileen Ong Prize for Piano

A scholarship for graduates of piano studies
This scholarship supports piano studies graduates undertaking a master's degree at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music or overseas.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$7000
  • Recent piano graduate from the Conservatorium
  • Plan to complete a master's at the Conservatorium or overseas
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How to apply

No application necessary. The prize will be awarded to the eligible piano studies student with the highest WAM.

Benefits

The prize is valued at $7000, tenable for one year only.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • have studied piano at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music
  • have graduated from your undergraduate degree in the previous calendar year
  • plan to complete your master's at the Conservatorium or an overseas institution.
Background

This prize was donated by Dr Keith Ong and Dr Eileen Ong.

1. Background

a. The Prize was established in 2017 to support talented pianists.

b. This Prize was donated by Drs Keith and Eileen Ong.

2. Eligibility criteria

a. To be considered eligible for this Prize, students must have studied piano at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

b. Students must have graduated from their undergraduate degree in the previous calendar year.

c. Students must be planning to complete their masters at the Sydney Conservatorium or an overseas institution.

3. Selection criteria

a. The Prize will be awarded based on highest weighted average mark in an undergraduate degree by students who have studied piano.

b. The Prize will be awarded by the Dean of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship value at $7000 and is tenable for one year only.

a. No other amount is payable.

b. The Prize will be awarded subject to the availability of funds.

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. None apply.

6. Termination

a. The University reserves the right to withdraw the Prize, if the University determines that the student is guilty of serious misconduct, including, but not limited to, having provided false or misleading information that has a relationship to the awarding of this Prize.

b. Once withdrawn the Prize will not be reinstated.