Philip Emlyn Thomas Keyboard Scholarship

Amount$2500Number Available2FacultyFaculty of Education and Arts
DonorMrs Jennie Thomas
EstablishmentThis scholarship was established in honour of Philip Emlyn Thomas, a science graduate of the University of Newcastle, whose love of music equalled his interest in science. It is intended to recognise and enhance outstanding keyboard performance ability in students from the region.

Applicable to: Music, Keyboard studies, Masters, Post Graduate, Research, Creative Arts.


To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled in any year of any program at the University of Newcastle undertaking studies in Keyboard
  • Be enrolled full-time
  • Be an Australian Citizen or Be a Permanent Resident
Required Documentation

If documentation is not provided your application will not be processed. Please have all required documents available for upload as PDF, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, or JPG files prior to completing the online application process.

Provide a one (1) A4 page submission outlining your goals as a musician and an outline showing your understanding of the music you propose to play at the performance

  • Scholarship Amount: $2,500
  • Number of scholarships available: 2

Selection of the scholar will be on the basis of:

* A performance including at least one piece from the classical repertoire.

* One (1) A4 page submission outlining the applicant's goals as a musician and an outline showing their understanding of the music they propose to play at the performance.

  • Faculty of Education and Arts

Contact Details


Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
University Drive

Phone: +61 2 4921 6404 or +61 2 4921 8849
Fax: +61 2 4921 6937