Scholarships available to Music students
UC Music Performance College Awards
For music performance study in 2017, the College of Arts is for the first time making a limited number of Music Performance College Awards available. These awards will be offered to outstanding performers on the basis of their audition for entry into UC's music performance courses as part of either a BA(Music major) or a MusB degree. While the deadline for auditions has officially passed, we are still considering applications for Performance at UC for 2017. For further details contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The School of Music is delighted to announce a new scholarship in music education, the Malcolm Tait Music Education Scholarship. This scholarship, for postgraduate study in music education at UC, has been instituted with funds donated by Dr Malcolm Tait, a Canterbury alumni and previous Adjunct Professor.
For further details see the Scholarships Office database.
One scholarship is awarded annually to a student in the School of Music who has completed at least one year of study at UC in violin, viola, cello, or double bass.
The scholarship is open to New Zealand citizens, normally UC graduates, who are studying for a Masters or Honours degree at UC in the Faculties of Arts, Commerce, Law, Music or Fine Arts. Preference may be given to applicants intending to undertake MA study.
Closing date: 1 November
The scholarship is available to graduates to support further advanced study beyond New Zealand in music performance, composition, musicology or related subjects. Applicants must be New Zealand citizens associated with UC who intend to study at a postgraduate or more advanced level. Closing date: 1 November
Awarded to the top woman applicant for a University of Canterbury Doctoral Scholarship from the Faculty of Arts or the Faculty of Music & Fine Arts.
The Patricia Pratt Scholarship in Musical Performance (value US$30,000 a year) (NZ Vice-Chancellor's Committee website)
This scholarship is offered to help outstanding New Zealand musical performers who have completed an Honours degree in musical performance in New Zealand to continue their musical development at a renowned international music school or conservatorium. The scholarship will be awarded for classical music performance including vocal or instrumental performance or conducting.
Applicants must be New Zealand citizens who have lived in New Zealand for at least three years immediately before the year of selection.
This scholarship is available to help a graduate student from either UC or the University of Auckland to study English Literature, Music or Fine Arts overseas in an environment that encourages the completion of a course or work in progress, or the undertaking of further training in a recognised institution. Applicants must be New Zealand citizens or permanent residents. Closing date: 1 October
The Alabaster Knowles Prize in Music consists of suitably bound books on music, or music and is open to competition annually.
The prize is awarded annually to a piano student of outstanding ability.
This prize is awarded annually to a UC student pursuing a MusB.
The John Emeleus Prize is awarded annually to a student of the School of Music who shows outstanding promise and ability in the field of keyboard musicianship.
The Graduates in Music Prize (value $200)
The prize is awarded annually to an outstanding first-year student of the School of Music.
The prize is awarded annually to a present or past student of the School of Music who has demonstrated outstanding qualities of musical leadership.
The prize is awarded annually to a violin student of outstanding promise taking the Performance Course for MusB. If no violin student of sufficient promise qualifies for the award in a given year, it may be made to a viola or violoncello student taking the Performance Course of the MusB.
The Michael Toovey Memorial Prize is awarded annually to a senior student in music and may be used at the discretion of the recipient to further their musical studies.
The prize is awarded annually to a senior student of the School of Music who shows outstanding promise as composer or performer in the field of vocal music. It consists of music or books to do with music.
Undergraduate scholarships and funding
- Undergraduate scholarships available exclusively to Music students
- Other undergraduate scholarships available to Music students