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Postgraduate research scholarships
We have a wide range of scholarship options for domestic research students studying music.

To find a scholarship that works for you, browse the full list of postgraduate research scholarships for Sydney Conservatorium of Music students in the table below.

This page includes scholarships for both prospective and current domestic students. 

Scholarship Value Eligibility Open date Close date
Alan Hyland Scholarship for Instrumental Studies TBC
  • Full-time student
  • Studying instrumental studies
17 August 2020 21 September 2020

Albert Scholarship

TBC
  • Postgraduate student
  • Born in Australia
  • Plan to study overseas
2021 2021
Alison Burrell Bequest TBC
  • Full-time student
  • Studying to become a composer
2021 2021
Anthony and Sharon Lee Foundation Jazz Scholarships Up to $25,000
  • Jazz student
  • Be in financial need
5 March 2021 31 March 2021
Anthony Strachan Scholarship TBC
  • Full-time coursework or research student
5 March 2021 31 March 2021
Board of Governors' Scholarship TBC
  • Full-time postgraduate student
  • Demonstrate financial disadvantage
TBC TBC
Brian Abel Piano Scholarship TBC
  • Piano student
  • Resided in Australia for the past 5 years
  • Low socio-economic background
5 March 2021 31 March 2021
Bruce A Pontin Memorial Scholarship TBC
  • Full-time student
  • Studying piano or organ
January 2021 February 2021
Chapple/Bremner Scholarship TBC
  • Singing and/or piano student
January 2021 February 2021
Clarence Addison Turrill Scholarship TBC
  • Classical piano student
  • Financially disadvantaged
5 March 2021 31 March 2021
Corinna D'Hage Mayer String Scholarship TBC
  • Born in Australia
  • String student
January 2021 February 2021
Costa Rosa Harsas Award TBC
  • Full-time student
  • Studying classical music
  • Demonstrate financial hardship
TBC TBC
Dilys and Milton Renham Scholarship TBC
  • Student at the Conservatorium
January 2021 February 2021
Doris Burnett Ford Scholarship TBC
  • Musical composition student
  • Aged between 20 and 40
January 2021 February 2021
Eleanor Dunn Scholarship TBC
  • Postgraduate student
  • Low socio-economic background
TBC TBC
Elizabethan Theatre Trust Ladies’ Committee Scholarship for Piano, Voice or Orchestral Instruments TBC
  • Full-time coursework or research student
  • Piano, Voice or Orchestral Instruments student
January 2021 February 2021
Flora Jean Ferriss Scholarship TBC
  • Strings student
January 2021 February 2021
Geoffrey Parsons Australian Scholarship TBC
  • Student undertaking further studies as a piano accompanist or opera répétiteur
January 2021 February 2021
George and Margaret Henderson Scholarship TBC
  • Student studying operatic studies, piano or violin
2021 2021
George Henderson Scholarship TBC
  • Student pursuing studies abroad
2021 2021
Greenberg-Gurney-Jensen Fund TBC
  • Classical music (including early music and opera) student
January 2021 February 2021
Greenberg-Gurney-Jensen Fund 2 TBC
  • Full-time student
  • Studying classical music, including early music and opera studies
January 2021 February 2021
Greta Davis Equity Scholarship for Musically Talented Students $10,000 p.a.
  • Studying performance in a coursework or research degree at the Conservatorium of Music
  • Demonstrates an eligible disadvantage
TBC TBC
Helen Myers Scholarship TBC
  • Female
  • Singing student
January 2021 February 2021
Helen Quach Scholarship TBC
  • Student studying conducting
January 2021 February 2021
Henderson Postgraduate Scholarship TBC
  • Postgraduate student
2021 2021
Jean Giles and Thomas Louis Pidcock Violin Scholarship TBC
  • Full-time student at the Conservatorium
  • Violin student
January 2021 February 2021
John and Dorothy Vimpani Pianoforte Fund TBC
  • Pianoforte student
January 2021 February 2021
John Luscombe Scholarship for Vocal Studies TBC
  • Full-time student
  • Studying vocal studies
17 August 2020 21 September 2020
Kerkyasharian and Kayikian Fund for Armenian Studies TBC
  • Honours, master's by research or PhD student or academic affiliate
  • Undertaking research in 19th century or earlier Armenian studies
  • Applying for project or activity funding
15 January 2021 30 June 2021
Margaret Henderson Scholarship TBC
  • Brass, percussion, jazz, keyboard, organ and church music, vocal studies, opera, woodwind, composition, music education or musicology students
January 2021 February 2021
Martha Eglit Bequest TBC
  • Piano or violin student
January 2021 February 2021
Mary Greville and Bert Coughtrey Scholarship for Pianists TBC
  • Full-time student at the Conservatorium
  • Wanting to study piano overseas
TBC TBC
Myron Kantor Bequest TBC
  • Student studying classical music
January 2021 February 2021
Patricia Bell Grant TBC
  • Voice and/or instrument student
January 2021 February 2021
Patricia Lucas Music Achievement Scholarship TBC
  • Singing, oboe, violin, cello or clarinet student
  • Serious intention for a classical career
  • Born in Australia
  • Aged between 20 and 30
January 2021 February 2021
Peter Davidson Scholarship TBC
  • Postgraduate student at the Conservatorium
TBC TBC
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Music History and Creative Practice University of Sydney RTP stipend rate (up to 3 years)
  • PhD or DMA student
  • Research topics related to musical and sound worlds across class and cultural boundaries
  • Research a topic relevant to the project's focus on NSW and the period 1788-1860
9 July 2021 6 August 2021
Queen Victoria Club Scholarship TBC
  • Cello, violin and/or piano student
January 2021 February 2021
Quinquin Foundation Scholarship TBC
  • Full-time coursework or research student
  • Studying classical music
  • Financially disadvantaged background
January 2021 February 2021
Richard Merewether French Horn Fellowship TBC
  • French horn student
January 2021 February 2021
Rob Hatherley Scholarship TBC
  • Postgraduate student
  • Preferably studying piano and/or keyboard
N/A N/A
Rosemary Valentine Memorial Prize TBC
  • Full-time student
  • Studying voice or piano
17 August 2020 21 September 2020
Sarah and Murial Jeavons Memorial Scholarship TBC
  • Female
  • Organ student
January 2021 February 2021
Sydney Conservatorium Association Scholarships TBC
  • Full-time student at the Conservatorium
2021 2021
Sydney Conservatorium of Music Scholarship TBC
  • Student at the Conservatorium
January 2021 February 2021
Sydney Moss Scholarship $20,000
  • Born in NSW
  • Postgraduate student or graduate of the Con
  • Willing to travel overseas to a music school
2021 2021
The Albert Scholarships $25,000
  • Postgraduate coursework or research student
N/A N/A
The Bessie Cook Piano Award TBC
  • Piano student
5 March 2021 31 March 2021
The Chandler Scholarship TBC
  • Full-time coursework or research students at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music
17 August 2020 21 September 2020
The David and Nhilla Dumbrell Scholarship TBC
  • Piano student
  • Low-socioeconomic background
5 March 2021 31 March 2021
The Donald Lionel Edgerton Scholarship TBC
  • Male
  • Opera student
January 2021 February 2021
The Elise Herrman Scholarship TBC
  • Student at the Conservatorium
January 2021 February 2021
The Geoffrey Rothwell Scholarship TBC
  • Singing student
January 2021 February 2021
The Helpmann Family Fellowship TBC
  • Opera student
  • Low socio-economic background
5 March 2021 31 March 2021
The Howard-Smith Scholarship TBC
  • Full-time student
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander or rural/remote student
5 March 2021 31 March 2021
The Joan and James Armstrong Award TBC
  • Student at the Conservatorium
5 March 2021 31 March 2021
The John Holt Todd and Florence Todd Scholarship TBC
  • Full-time student
  • Studying vocal teaching and repertoire
  • Between 20 and 45 years old
2021 2021
The Kathleen and Allison Short Scholarship TBC
  • Piano, violin, viola or cello student
  • Financially disadvantaged
5 March 2021 31 March 2021
The Kathleen E Armstrong Bequest TBC
  • Student at the Conservatorium
January 2021 February 2021
The Kevin and Margaret Duffy Scholarship TBC
  • Full-time coursework or research students at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music
  • Studying vocal studies or similar
17 August 2020 21 September 2020
The Kim Walker Scholarship Endowment Fund TBC
  • Student at the Conservatorium
January 2021 February 2021
The Linda Kingsbury Jeffery Scholarship for Singing TBC
  • Singing student
January 2021 February 2021
The Olive Margaret Stewart Bequest TBC
  • Music and voice student
January 2021 February 2021
The Patricia H Reid Endowment Scholarship $20,000 pa (up to 4 years)
  • Full-time student
  • Low socio-economic background or financial need
5 March 2021 31 March 2021
The Rahma Shohet Memorial Scholarship – Vocal TBC
  • Student at the Conservatorium studying vocal
17 August 2020 21 September 2020
The Richard and Doreen Wilson Organ Scholarship TBC
  • Organ student
January 2021 February 2021
The Richard and Doreen Wilson Organ Travelling Scholarship TBC
  • Organ student
  • Undertake overseas studies
2021 2021
The Ted and Susan Meller Memorial Scholarship Fund TBC
  • Violin student
January 2021 February 2021
The Vasanta Scholarship TBC
  • Australian citizen
  • Violin, viola, violoncello, piano or organ student
January 2021 February 2021
The William and Marie Souter Encouragement Awards TBC
  • Classical music student
  • Australian resident
  • Low socio-economic background
5 March 2021 31 March 2021
William McIlrath Memorial Scholarship in Music Performance and Research TBC
  • Postgraduate student studying music performance
TBC TBC

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