Valasi Bleazard Memorial Scholarship in Music

Amount$5000Number Available2FacultyFaculty of Education and Arts
DonorTrustee for Valasi Bleazard

This scholarship is in memory of Miss Valasi Bleazard, late of Lorn in Maitland, who died at the age of 90 at Faleula Methodist Campus in Western Samoa. She was born at Satupaitea in Western Samoa to Methodist Missionaries, hence her princess Christian name. During her adulthood here she had been a teacher of the Piano. Being born in Western Samoa, she was laid to rest in befitting manner at Vaega Satupaitea. This scholarship is to assist a second year female student studying at the University of Newcastle's Conservatorium of Music.

Applicable to: Women, Music, Second 2nd Year.


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

  • Be enrolled in the second (2nd) year of program
  • Be enrolled in Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Arts
  • Be female
  • Not hold a previous undergraduate degree.
  • Not hold another scholarship of equivalent or more substantial benefit for the same program.
  • Be enrolled full-time (minimum 30 units).
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 outlining your career aspirations (maximum half an A4 page)


Two (2) scholarships will be offered. Each scholarship provides a benefit of $5,000 per annum to be paid in one lump sum payment after the relevant semester census date.


Selection of the scholar will be on the basis of:

  • Academic Merit (GPA)
  • Performance at Audition
  • Written statement on career aspirations (maximum half a page)
  • 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