John Gaitskell Memorial Mensa Prize


This annual prize is offered to a 3rd year BMus performance student who demonstrates excellence in performance and is deemed most worthy of encouragement.

Timing of award

Semester 2 

Frequency of award


Value (indicative)

a minimum of $1,500.  Recipient must be able to participate in a 15-20 minute musical performance to be held in April 2017 attended by Mensa members and University of Melbourne staff.  An informal dinner in the recipient's honour will follow the musical performance.

Eligible discipline or specialisation

Performance 3rd year deemed most excellent, who will also be going onto Honours

Eligible year level

3rd year BMus student who will be undertaking an Honours year

How to apply

Applications are not required. Nominations are made by the Head of discipline in consultation with academic staff. The Dean will approve the recipients.