Harrison Scholarship for Singers

Amount$1000Number Available1FacultyFaculty of Education and Arts

This scholarship was established by a local artist to assist students in realising their potential to develop as musicians. This reflects the artist's deep desire to personally help those students who may be financially disadvantaged.

Applicable to: Music students, Musicians, Singers, Performing Arts, First year, 1st year, Financially disadvantaged.


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

  • Be enrolled in the Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Arts with the University of Newcastle.
  • Be experiencing financial hardship. Demonstrated either by being in receipt of a means tested Centrelink allowance, or a verifiable personal statement of circumstances supported by appropriate documentation eg Health Care Card etc
  • 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.

  • A written statement, (one page only) on how you will use the money to further your music education, your plans and your career aspirations
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) or resume
  • A verified copy of your current Centrelink Low Income Health Care Card, if applicable.
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Number of scholarships available: 1

Selection of the scholar will be on the basis of:

*Submission of a one page written statement outlining how the applicant will use the scholarship money to further their music education, their plans and career aspirations

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