Valasi Bleazard Memorial Scholarship in Music

Amount$5000Number Available1FacultyFaculty of Education and Arts
DonorTrustee for Valasi Bleazard
EstablishmentThis 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.
Eligibility

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 have previously completed a degree
  • Not hold another scholarship of equivalent or more substantial benefit
  • Be enrolled full-time
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)

Benefit

The scholarship will be payable in a lump sum of $5000 after the Semester 2 census date.

Selection

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
  • 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