Applications open
Amount

$5,000

Number available

2

Closing date

28 February 2022

Scholarship details

Donor

Trustee for Valasi Bleazard

Establishment

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.


Eligibility

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

  • Be enrolled in 2nd year of a Bachelor of Music or combined degree including Bachelor of Music.
  • Be enrolled full-time.
  • Demonstrate academic achievement by having a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0 or higher in your current program.
  • Be female
  • Have demonstrated a high standard during performance either at entry audition or at interview for shortlisted applicants.
  • Not have previously completed an Australian undergraduate degree program.
  • Not be the recipient of another University of Newcastle donor-funded or sponsored scholarship concurrently.

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.

  • Documents required may vary depending on your application responses. Please refer to the Your Documents section of your application for information on what you will need to provide.

Benefit

This scholarship provides a benefit of $5,000 per annum to be paid in one lump sum payment after the relevant semester census date.


Selection

Selection is a competitive process and will be based on assessment of the scholarship application and any required supporting documents.

Educational disadvantage may be taken into account and given preference for this scholarship.


College


Contact Details

SCHOLARSHIPS OFFICER
Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
University Drive
CALLAGHAN NSW 2308

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

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