John Sinclair Cormack Memorial Scholarship for Pianists or Violinists

Amount$15000Number Available1FacultyFaculty of Education and Arts
DonorJohn Sinclair Cormack Trust (NSW)
Establishment

This scholarship was established by the Trustees of the will of John Sinclair Cormack to assist students who have successfully completed the University of Newcastle Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Music/Combined and are prepared to continue their music studies either overseas or if approved by the Head of School of the Conservatorium: School of Music and Drama in Australia preferably at the University of Newcastle. The Head of School may approve another institution.

Study is for overseas study or at the discretion of the Head of School of the Conservatorium: School of Music and Drama. They may decide the student could continue their Postgraduate study at the University of Newcastle.

Applicable to: Music, Post Graduate, Overseas study, Violin, Piano, Violinist, Pianist, Newcastle & Hunter Valley Residents.

Eligibility

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

  • Be a graduate of the University of Newcastle Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Music/Combined; Bachelor of Music Honours, Master of Music, Master of Creative Arts or PhD OR
  • Be a resident of Newcastle/Hunter Valley
  • Be an Australian Citizen or Be a Permanent Resident
  • Not hold another scholarship
  • Not have previously received this scholarship
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.

  • A CV and a detailed course of your study plans.
Benefit

The Scholarship provides the student with the opportunity for overseas study or to continue their studies at postgraduate level at the discretion of the Head of School of Drama, Fine Art & Music (incorporating the Conservatorium) at the University of Newcastle Australia. For 2014 one (1) scholarship will be awarded at $15,000.00

Selection

Selection of the scholar will be on the basis of:

* Applicants will be required to submit a CV and a detailed course of their study plans. The Scholarship is for overseas study however at the discretion of the Head of School of the Conservatorium School of Music and Drama the study may be continued at the University of Newcastle Australia

* Applicants will be required to prepare a recital program of approx 40 minutes. Pianists will be required to submit at least 4 works of which one must be a classical sonata.

* Violinists will present a program which must include a solo work of Bach. The rest of the recital 40 minutes will be own choice.

Faculty
  • Faculty of Education and Arts

Contact Details

SCHOLARSHIPS OFFICER

Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
University Drive
CALLAGHAN NSW 2308

Phone: +61 2 4921 6404 or +61 2 4921 8849
Fax: +61 2 4921 6937
Email: scholarships@newcastle.edu.au