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Sydney Symposium Choral Foundation Conducting Scholarship

A scholarship in choral music and conducting

A scholarship to participate in the promotion and development of choral music and choral conducting in Australia.

Highlights

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  • Australian Citizens 
  • Must be aged up to 35 years
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How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

This 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 receipient(s).

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be Australian Citizens
  • be participating in the promoting and development of choral music and choral conducting in Australia through programs and activities conducted by the Sydney Conservatorium of Music at the University of Sydney
  • be aged up to 35 years at the closing date of applications. 

Background

The Sydney Symposium Choral Foundation Conducting Scholarship has been established to support people participating in the promotion and development of choral music and choral conducting in Australia through programs and activities conducted by the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

The scholarship is funded by the Sydney Symposium Choral Foundation Grant.    

1.  Background

a. The Sydney Symposium Choral Foundation Conducting Scholarship has been established to support people participating in the promotion and development of choral music and choral conducting in Australia through programs and activities conducted by the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

b.  The scholarship is funded by the Sydney Symposium Choral Foundation Grant.

2.   Eligibility

a. This Scholarship is offered subject to the applicants participating in the promotion and development of choral music and choral conducting in Australia through programs and activities conducted by the Sydney Conservatorium of Music at the University of Sydney.

b. Applicants must be Australian Citizens.

c. Applicants must be aged up to 35 years at the closing date of applications.

3.  Selection Criteria

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

                 I. curriculum vitae,

                 II. an outline of a proposed plan of study,

                III. video(s) of one or more choir rehearsals, and/or

               IV. a performance with the applicant as a conductor                   that does not exceed thirty minutes.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded by a selection committee consisting of:

                I.  Dean of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music                         (Chair), and

                II.  two trustees of the Sydney Symposium Choral                         Foundation.

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 recipient(s).

b.  The scholarship will be paid on receipt of the Scholarship Acceptance Form and a detailed study plan.

c. Deferral and/or suspension of the Scholarship is not permitted.

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

e.   No other amount is payable.

5.  Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

             I.  does not participate in the promotion and development of choral music and choral conducting in Australia through programs and activities conducted by the Sydney Conservatorium of Music at the University of Sydney,

            II. maintain satisfactory performance, or

           III.  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.

b. Once the Scholarship has been terminated, it will not be reinstated unless due to University error. 

c. Where a recipient 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.