Alan C Rose Memorial Trust Scholarship

Introduction

The Alan C Rose Scholarship funds a musical project which may be an Australian individual or group project, and should provide some benefit to the community. Please note that a recording of two works (of no more than 10 minutes in total) will be required as part of the application process. Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend a 20 minute interviewThe interviews will take place between 10AM and 1PM FRIDAY 14th December 2018 in the Phillip Law Room, Ground Floor, Elisabeth Murdoch Building, Southbank.  Please also note that this project should normally be completed by October, 2019.

Value

The total value of the scholarships offered in 2018 will be approximately $13,000.

Open and closing dates

Applications have closed for 2018 and will reopen in June 2019.   

Applicants are expected to be shortlisted in mid November with interviews to be held on Friday December 14th, 2018. 

Criteria and eligibility

This scholarship is open for award to:

  • Jazz & Improvisation and Interactive Composition music students enrolled in the Faculty, and
  • Jazz & Improvisation and Interactive Composition music students who have graduated, or are eligible to graduate, within two years of the closing date for applications. Graduates must be Australian or applying on behalf of an Australian organisation.

In addition, applications have been opened up to students in the:

  • Master of Music (Performance Teaching); and
  • Master of Music (Music Therapy)

Selection process

Applications will be assessed by the criteria above, in addition to student's previous results attained and the quality of the proposal submitted. Applicants must provide a musical project proposal which may be an individual or group project, and should provide some benefit to the community. Please note that a recording of two works (of no more than 10 minutes in total) on a platform such as SoundCloud will be required as part of the application process.  The Dean, on the recommendation of the relevant Heads of School, will approve the recipients.

Additional requirements

To accept this scholarship, successful recipients are required to write a letter of thanks and provide an artistic biography for the donors or trustees. On occasion recipients will be contacted to provide a progress report.

Additionally, the recipients may be asked to present a report on their work to the next cohort of eligible students.

Previous recipients

2017 recipients Alistair McLean (MMus), Cayn Borthwick (Interactive Composition) and Ashleigh Rowbottom (Music Therapy) share their experience and use of the funding.

How to apply

Refer to the Open and Closing Dates section above for the application link. The link will only be visible during the application period.

The application will require personal information, including course and year level, and some questions addressing the selection criteria listed above. You will be required to attach some documents, such as CV, academic transcript and information regarding your musical project including a budget and two recordings.