Scholarships and Prizes for Music students

Southern Sinfonia Scholarship for Orchestral Performance (closing on Sun, 1 Sep 2014)

$5000 to foster the performance careers of exceptionally talented musicians who have demonstrated a strong and clear commitment to an orchestral career.

Go to Scholarship information and application form

Scholarships for Scottish Piping and Scottish Drumming

David A Grant Memorial Scholarship in Scottish Piping and Scottish Drumming

(for the first year of study at the University of Otago)

This scholarship was established in 2008 by Dr Peter and Mrs Ruth Grant, in memory of their ancestor David A Grant, to assist a student who has demonstrated outstanding ability in solo performance in Scottish piping, and a student who has demonstrated outstanding ability in Scottish drumming.

Applications close 1 December.

Go to the David A Grant scholarships information and application forms.

Alexander Leith Bagpipe and Drum Scholarship

(for the first year of study at the University of Otago)

Established by the descendants of Alexander and Margery Leith in 2008 to assist students who have demonstrated an outstanding level of merit in solo performance in either Scottish piping or drumming and all-round academic ability, to attend the University of Otago.

Alexander Leith was born in Sutherlandshire Scotland in 1809. Margery and Alexander with their son William arrived in Dunedin on the "Mary" on 11 April 1849. The Leith family developed two farms on the Taieri Plain then walked their stock to Southland in 1861 and settled at Oteramika. Alexander Leith died suddenly on 18 July 1863.

Applications close 1 December.

http://www.otago.ac.nz/study/scholarships/database/search/otago025748.html

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Prizes in Music

These prizes are awarded by the Department of Music to students who have shown exceptional work and development in various areas.


Alice Kirschner Prize in Music $150
Aotearoa Composers' Prize - any level $600
Aotearoa Composers' Prize - First Year Composition $450
Charles Begg Prize in Music - Second Year Honours $400
Charles Begg Prize in Music - Third Year Honours $500
Charles Begg Prize in Music - Fourth Year Honours $600
Colin McDonald Memorial Prize $350
Molly McDonald Memorial Prize in Music $450
Muriel Herbert Prize $250
Donald Byers Prize in Bach Performance $750
Dunedin Musical Society Page $100
Francis Bate Memorial Prize $300
The Michael and Edith Irwin Prize $500
Jennie Macandrew Prize in Music $250
JWM Speirs Memorial Prize in Choral Conducting $250
University Book Shop Prize in Contemporary Music (Book Voucher) $200
Victor Galway Medal Medal
Ida G White Memorial Prize in Music $700
Phillip Neill Memorial Prize in Music $1500

 

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