Gerda Nicolson Award


The scholarship is provided to a female undergraduate Indigenous student in one of theatre, music theatre or music performance. The scholarship may be awarded for multiple years across the recipient's bachelor degree, provided the student continues to make satisfactory progress in her course. 

Timing of award

Semester 1

Open and Closing Dates

Applications are lodged through the Indigenous Scholarships page.

Frequency of award

Triennial (next to be awarded in 2021)

Value (indicative)

Amount to be confirmed

Eligible discipline or specialisation

Indigenous theatre, music theatre or music female student

Eligible year level


How to apply

Refer to the Open and Closing Dates section above for the application link. Only one application is required to be considered for all indigenous scholarships available.

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.