Dr Phillip Law Music Scholarship

Introduction

The Dr Phillip Law Music Scholarship is provided to a student of improvisation enrolled in undergraduate or postgraduate studies of contemporary music within the Faculty of VCA and MCM. The scholarship is to be awarded to the student who exhibits the greatest excellence in innovative performance and commitment to their studies and activities offered by the Faculty. Shortlisted applicants are required to attend a 20 minute interview (which includes both performance and interview questions aspects).

Value

The total value of the scholarships offered will be approximately $3,800.

Open and closing dates

Applications are now closed for 2017 and will next open in July 2018.

Criteria and eligibility

This scholarship is open for award annually to all Jazz and Improvisation and Interactive Composition music students enrolled in the Faculty.

Selection process

Applications will be assessed by the criteria above, in addition to student's previous results attained and the applicant's discussion of innovation in their performance. Shortlisted applicants are required to attend a 20 minute interview (which includes both performance and interview questions aspects).  The scholarship will be awarded to the student who exhibits the greatest excellence in innovative performance and commitment to their studies and activities offered by the FacultyThe Dean, on the recommendation of the relevant Head 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.

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 and academic transcript and there will be the option to include any support material that gives weight to your application.