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The Grace Russell Henderson Scholarship

An undergraduate scholarship
Equity scholarship to assist a student to purchase musical scores or sheet music, or for other needs relating to their education.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
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  • Full-time undergraduate student at the Conservatorium of Music
  • Experiencing financial hardship
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How to apply

To apply for a Sydney Conservatorium of Music Equity Scholarship please complete the online application form.

Benefits

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

Who's eligible

You must:

  • haveĀ an unconditional offer of admission or be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate degree at Sydney Conservatorium of Music
  • experiencing financial hardship.

Background

Established in 2012, the Grace Russell Henderson Scholarship is to assist a student to purchase musical scores or sheet music, or for other needs relating to their education at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

This scholarship was established from the Estate of Kenneth Russell John Henderson.

1. Background

a. Established in 2012, the Grace Russell Henderson Scholarship is to assist a student to purchase musical scores or sheet music, or for other needs relating to their education at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

b. This Scholarship was established from the Estate of Kenneth Russell John Henderson.

2. Eligibility

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

b. Applicants must be from a financially disadvantage background

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. personal statement, and /or

II. demonstrated evidence of disadvantage.

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 value and duration will be determined by the Dean of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and will be stipulated in the Scholarship Offer Letter to the successful recipient(s).

b. For a coursework student, 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 75 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.

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.