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The Michael Bannigan Scholarship for the Double Bass

A scholarship for students of double bass
This scholarship provides financial support to students at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
TBC
  • Undergraduate double bass student
January 2020 February 2020

How to apply

No application is necessary, you will be considered for this scholarship as part of your application for admission to the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

Benefits

The scholarship value and duration will be determined by the Dean of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and will be stipulated in the Scholarship Offer Letter to the successful recipient(s).

Who's eligible

You must:

  • have an unconditional offer of admission or be currently enrolled full time in an undergraduate degree at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music at the University of Sydney
  • be studying double bass.

Preference will be given to applicants proceeding from the Conservatorium High School to a bachelor degree.

Background

Established in 2003 from the estate of Michael Lindsay Bannigan, this scholarship will assist outstanding undergraduate students to undertake studies in double bass at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

1. Background

a. Established in 2003, The Michael Bannigan Scholarship for the Double Bass is to assist outstanding undergraduate students to undertake studies in Double Bass at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

b. This Scholarship was established from the Estate of Michael Lindsay Bannigan.

2. Eligibility

a. This Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant having an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled full time in an undergraduate degree at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music at the University of Sydney.

b. Applicants must be studying Double Bass.

3. Selection Criteria

a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of:

I. academic merit, and/or

II. portfolio and/or performance.

b. Preference will be given to applicants proceeding from the Conservatorium High School to a Bachelor degree.

c. Applicants may be required to attend an interview.

d. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Dean of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship value and duration will be determined by the Dean of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and will be stipulated in the Scholarship Offer Letter to the successful recipient(s).

b. For a coursework student, the annual payment will be made in two equal instalments after the census date of each semester.

c. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted.

d. Transfer of the Scholarship, within the same faculty, may be permitted with the written approval of the Dean.

e. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.

f. No other amount is payable.

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. To continue receipt of the Scholarship, the recipient must maintain a minimum WAM of 65 each semester.

b. Recipients undertaking an exchange during the tenure of this Scholarship are required to have achieved a Satisfied Requirements grade (SR) to receive their next payment.

6. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

I. withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol,

II. commences part-time study without prior approval of the Dean of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music,

III. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance,

IV. is determined by the University to be guilty of serious misconduct, including, but not limited to, having provided false or misleading information as part of their Scholarship application,

V. does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave, or

VI. any other provision as indicated in these terms that would lead to termination.

b. Once a Scholarship has been terminated, it cannot be reinstated.

c. Where a student is found guilty of serious misconduct or withdraws from the relevant course, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid to the Scholarship recipient be reimbursed.