Agnes Robertson Scholarship for Piano



The value of the Agnes Robertson Piano Scholarship offered will be approximately $5,400 per annum, with the majority of funds to alleviate tuition fees. This scholarship is offered for three years plus a possible honours year, pending successful academic progress through the course.

Open and closing dates

Applications are closedApplicants can expect to receive an emailed outcome in April. 

This is a triennial scholarship, next to be awarded in 2021.

Criteria and eligibility

This scholarship is awarded triennially to a first year student of music (Jazz and Improvisation and Interactive Composition students only), specialising in piano, who is an Australian citizen, or has lived in Australia for four years or more. 

Selection process

Applications will be assessed by the selection committee on the basis of artistic merit, as demonstrated by entry requirements for the course; academic merit, as demonstrated by previous academic achievement; career aspirations; and likely success in completing the proposed course of study.

The Dean, on the recommendation of the selection committee, will approve the recipients who may be offered the scholarship with their letter of offer from the faculty, or once the student has accepted their place and successfully enrolled in the course, by census date (around March 31).

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, where relevant, there will be the option to include any support material that gives weight to your application. Where financial need is a consideration, you'll also be asked to provide an estimate of your budget for the year ahead.