William Bowmore Endowed Postgraduate Scholarship in Cello

Amount$6000Number Available1FacultyFaculty of Education and Arts
DonorWilliam Bowmore

This scholarship was established to promote the development of cello study at the postgraduate level at the University of Newcastle. Dr William Bowmore has established this scholarship because of his great love of music and his passion for supporting the arts in the Hunter Valley Region. He is a renowned patron of the arts in the Newcastle area having donated major works to the Newcastle Regional Art Gallery and sculptures to the University of Newcastle collection. In 2002 Dr Bowmore was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Newcastle (Australia) in recognition of his support of the arts and his ongoing contribution to Newcastle Conservatorium since 1952.

Applicable to: Cello, Music, Creative arts.


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

  • Be enrolled in Master or PhD program
  • 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 current curriculum vitae (CV) or resume
  • A written statement, (one page only) on how you will use the money to further your music education, your plans and your career aspirations
  • Scholarship Amount: $6,000
  • Number of scholarships available: 1

Selection of the scholar will be on the basis of each applicant submitting their Curriculum Vitae and a one page statement on how they intend to use the money to further their education, their future plans and aspirations. Each applicant will be required to perform a cello recital. The selection committee will interview all applicants.

  • Faculty of Education and Arts

Contact Details


Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
University Drive

Phone: +61 2 4921 5000
Fax: +61 2 4921 5759
Email: scholarships@newcastle.edu.au