William Bowmore Undergraduate Scholarship in Cello for First Year Students

Amount$2000Number Available1FacultyFaculty of Education and Arts
DonorWilliam Bowmore
EstablishmentThis scholarship was established to promote the development of cello study through undergraduate degrees at the University of Newcastle. Dr William Bowmore established this scholarship to share his great love of music and the arts in the Hunter Valley Region. He was an active supporter of the Newcastle Conservatorium since 1952.

In 2004 Dr Bowmore donated $250,000 to the University of Newcastle to establish the William Bowmore Endowment Fund to support scholarships in Cello.

Applicable to: Cello, Hunter residents, 1sy year, first year, music, creative arts.


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

  • Be enrolling in first year Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Arts
  • Be an Australian Citizen or Be a Permanent Resident
  • Be a resident of Newcastle, the Hunter Region or the Central Coast
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 written statement, (one page only) on how you will use the money to further your music education, your plans and your career aspirations

One (1) scholarship will be offered annually valued at $2000


Selection of the scholar will be on the basis of performance and interview at audition for admission.

  • 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
Email: scholarships@newcastle.edu.au