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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
1 August 2022 31 August 2022

Albert Scholarship

TBC
  • Postgraduate student
  • Born in Australia
  • Plan to study overseas
TBC TBC
Alison Burrell Bequest TBC
  • Full-time student
  • Studying to become a composer
N/A N/A
Anthony and Sharon Lee Foundation Jazz Scholarships Up to $25,000
  • Jazz student
  • Be in financial need
1 August 2022 31 August 2022
Anthony Strachan Scholarship TBC
  • Full-time coursework or research student
TBC TBC
Board of Governors' Scholarship TBC
  • Full-time coursework or research students at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music
1 August 2022 31 August 2022
Brian Abel Piano Scholarship TBC
  • Piano student
  • Resided in Australia for the past 5 years
  • Low socio-economic background
TBC TBC
Bruce A Pontin Memorial Scholarship TBC
  • Full-time student
  • Studying piano or organ
TBC TBC
Chapple/Bremner Scholarship TBC
  • Singing and/or piano student
N/A N/A
Clarence Addison Turrill Scholarship TBC
  • Classical piano student
  • Financially disadvantaged
1 August 2022 31 August 2022
Corinna D'Hage Mayer String Scholarship TBC
  • Born in Australia
  • String student
N/A N/A
Costa Rosa Harsas Award TBC
  • Full-time student
  • Studying classical music
  • Demonstrate financial hardship
TBC TBC
David Harold Tribe Postgraduate Research Fellowship $15,000  
  • Master's by research or PhD student
  • Conducting research in symphony, sculpture, poetry, fiction, or philosophy
  • Passed the first year progression assessment
30 August 2022 27 September 2022
Dilys and Milton Renham Scholarship TBC
  • Student at the Conservatorium
N/A N/A
Doris Burnett Ford Scholarship TBC
  • Musical composition student
  • Aged between 20 and 40
N/A N/A
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
N/A N/A
Flora Jean Ferriss Scholarship TBC
  • Strings student
N/A N/A
Geoffrey Parsons Australian Scholarship TBC
  • Student undertaking further studies as a piano accompanist or opera répétiteur
N/A N/A
George and Margaret Henderson Scholarship TBC
  • Student studying operatic studies, piano or violin
TBC TBC
George Henderson Scholarship TBC
  • Student pursuing studies abroad
TBC TBC
Greenberg-Gurney-Jensen Fund TBC
  • Classical music (including early music and opera) student
N/A N/A
Greenberg-Gurney-Jensen Fund 2 TBC
  • Full-time student
  • Studying classical music, including early music and opera studies
1 August 2022 31 August 2022
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
N/A N/A
Helen Quach Scholarship TBC
  • Student studying conducting
N/A N/A
Henderson Postgraduate Scholarship TBC
  • Postgraduate student
N/A N/A
Jean Giles and Thomas Louis Pidcock Violin Scholarship TBC
  • Full-time student at the Conservatorium
  • Violin student
N/A N/A
John and Dorothy Vimpani Pianoforte Fund TBC
  • Pianoforte student
N/A N/A
John Luscombe Scholarship for Vocal Studies TBC
  • Full-time student
  • Studying vocal studies
1 August 2022 31 August 2022
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
14 January 2022 30 March 2022
Margaret Henderson Scholarship TBC
  • Brass, percussion, jazz, keyboard, organ and church music, vocal studies, opera, woodwind, composition, music education or musicology students
N/A N/A
Martha Eglit Bequest TBC
  • Piano or violin student
N/A N/A
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
TBC TBC
Orchestra - Witheford Don Scholarship TBC
  • Student enrolled at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music
  • Studying 'back of orchestra' instruments including lower bass (trombones), or woodwind (clarinet, oboe or bassoon)
N/A
N/A
Patricia Bell Grant TBC
  • Voice and/or instrument student
N/A
N/A
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
N/A N/A
Peter Davidson Scholarship TBC
  • Postgraduate student at the Conservatorium
N/A N/A
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in NeuroMusic for Healthy Brain Ageing $35,950 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Commencing PhD at Sydney Conservatorium of Music
  • Holds First Class Honours or equivalent degree
4 May 2022 15 May 2022
Queen Victoria Club Scholarship TBC
  • Cello, violin and/or piano student
N/A N/A
Quinquin Foundation Scholarship TBC
  • Full-time coursework or research student
  • Studying classical music
  • Financially disadvantaged background
1 August 2022 31 August 2022
Richard Merewether French Horn Fellowship TBC
  • French horn student
N/A N/A
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
1 August 2022 31 August 2022
Sarah and Murial Jeavons Memorial Scholarship TBC
  • Female
  • Organ student
N/A N/A
Sydney Conservatorium Association Scholarships TBC
  • Full-time student at the Conservatorium
N/A N/A
Sydney Conservatorium of Music Scholarship TBC
  • Student at the Conservatorium
1 August 2022 31 August 2022
Sydney Conservatorium of Music Mobility Scholarship Up to $5,000 
  • Be willing to undertake travel overseas to further music studies
  • Currently enrolled in full-time at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music 
6 July 2022 30 September 2022
Sydney Moss Scholarship $20,000
  • Born in NSW
  • Postgraduate student or graduate of the Con
  • Willing to travel overseas to a music school
TBC TBC
Sydney Symposium Choral Foundation Conducting Scholarship $15,000 p.a. 
  • Domestic student
  • Must be aged up to 35 years
TBC TBC
The Albert Scholarships $25,000
  • Postgraduate coursework or research student
N/A N/A
The Bessie Cook Piano Award TBC
  • Piano student
TBC TBC
The Chandler Scholarship TBC
  • Full-time coursework or research students at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music
1 August 2022 31 August 2022
The David and Nhilla Dumbrell Scholarship TBC
  • Piano student
  • Low-socioeconomic background
1 August 2022 31 August 2022
The Donald Lionel Edgerton Scholarship TBC
  • Male
  • Opera student
N/A N/A
The Elise Herrman Scholarship TBC
  • Student at the Conservatorium
N/A N/A
The Geoffrey Rothwell Scholarship TBC
  • Singing student
N/A N/A
The Helpmann Family Fellowship TBC
  • Opera student
  • Low socio-economic background
1 August 2022 31 August 2022
The Howard-Smith Scholarship TBC
  • Full-time student
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander or rural/remote student
1 August 2022 31 August 2022
The Joan and James Armstrong Award TBC
  • Student at the Conservatorium
TBC TBC
The John Holt Todd and Florence Todd Scholarship TBC
  • Full-time student
  • Studying vocal teaching and repertoire
  • Between 20 and 45 years old
N/A N/A
The Kathleen and Allison Short Scholarship TBC
  • Piano, violin, viola or cello student
  • Financially disadvantaged
1 August 2022 31 August 2022
The Kathleen E Armstrong Bequest TBC
  • Student at the Conservatorium
N/A N/A
The Kevin and Margaret Duffy Scholarship TBC
  • Full-time coursework or research students at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music
  • Studying vocal studies or similar
TBC TBC
The Kim Walker Scholarship Endowment Fund TBC
  • Student at the Conservatorium
N/A N/A
The Linda Kingsbury Jeffery Scholarship for Singing TBC
  • Singing student
N/A N/A
The Olive Margaret Stewart Bequest TBC
  • Music and voice student
N/A N/A
The Patricia H Reid Endowment Scholarship $20,000 pa (up to 4 years)
  • Full-time student
  • Low socio-economic background or financial need
1 August 2022 31 August 2022
The Rahma Shohet Memorial Scholarship – Vocal TBC
  • Student at the Conservatorium studying vocal
TBC TBC
The Richard and Doreen Wilson Organ Scholarship TBC
  • Organ student
N/A N/A
The Richard and Doreen Wilson Organ Travelling Scholarship TBC
  • Organ student
  • Undertake overseas studies
TBC TBC
The Ted and Susan Meller Memorial Scholarship Fund TBC
  • Violin student
N/A N/A
The Vasanta Scholarship TBC
  • Australian citizen
  • Violin, viola, violoncello, piano or organ student
N/A N/A
The William and Marie Souter Encouragement Awards TBC
  • Classical music student
  • Australian resident
  • Low socio-economic background
TBC TBC
William McIlrath Memorial Scholarship in Music Performance and Research TBC
  • Postgraduate student studying music performance
1 August 2022 31 August 2022
 
 
 

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