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Peter Davidson Music Scholarship

An undergraduate scholarship
$10,000 scholarship to support undergraduate students from regional and/or rural areas study at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$10,000
  • Full-time student at the Conservatorium
  • From a rural/remote area
5 March 2021 31 March 2021

How to apply

This scholarship is awarded as a merit or equity scholarship.

You can apply for a Sydney Conservatorium of Music Equity Scholarship here when applications open.

No application is required for award as a merit scholarship. Students will be automatically considered as part of their admission application to the Conservatorium.

Benefits

The scholarship value and duration will be determined by the Dean of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • have an unconditional offer of admission or be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate degree at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music
  • be from a regional and/or rural area.

Background

Established in 2019, this scholarship was established by Peter Davidson to support undergraduate students from regional and/or rural areas study at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. This scholarship was donated by Mr Peter Davidson.

1. Background

a. Established in 2019, this Scholarship was established by Peter Davidson to support undergraduate students from regional and/or rural areas study at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

b. This Scholarship was donated by Mr. Peter Davidson.

2. Eligibility

a. This Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant having an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled full time in an undergraduate degree at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music at the University of Sydney.

b. Applicants must be from a regional and/or rural area.

3. Selection Criteria

a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of:

I. academic merit, and/or

II. personal statement, and/or

III. portfolio and/or performance, and

IV. demonstrated evidence from the applicant to show they are from a regional and/or rural area.

b. Applicants may be required to attend an interview.

c. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Dean of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship will be valued at $10,000 per annum for up to one year.

b. The annual payment will be made in two equal instalments after the census date of each semester.

c. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted.

d. Transfer of the Scholarship, within the same faculty, may be permitted with the written approval of the Dean.

e. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.

f. No other amount is payable.

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. To continue receipt of the Scholarship, the recipient must maintain a minimum WAM of 65 each semester.

b. Recipients undertaking an exchange during the tenure of this Scholarship are required to have achieved a Satisfied Requirements grade (SR) to receive their next payment.

6. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

I. withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol,

II. commences part-time study without prior approval of the Dean of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music,

III. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance,

IV. is determined by the University to be guilty of serious misconduct, including, but not limited to, having provided false or misleading information as part of their Scholarship application,

V. does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave, or

VI. any other provision as indicated in these terms that would lead to termination.

b. Once a Scholarship has been terminated, it cannot be reinstated unless due to University error.

c. Where a student is found guilty of serious misconduct or the Scholarship is terminated under any instance in the Termination Clause of these terms and conditions, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid to the Scholarship recipient be reimbursed.