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The Richard and Doreen Wilson Organ Travelling Scholarship

A scholarship for organ studies students
This scholarship supports organ students at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music who undertake overseas studies for organ tuition and related studies.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
TBC
  • Organ student
  • Undertake overseas studies¬†
January 2020 February 2020

How to apply

No application is necessary. Eligible students will be considered for this scholarship as part of their admission application 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:

  • be enrolled or have an unconditional offer to study a full-time coursework or research degree at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music
  • be studying organ
  • undertake travel overseas to study organ.

Background

This scholarship was established from the estate of Richard Sidney Wilson.

1. Background

a. Established in 2012, The Richard and Doreen Wilson Organ Scholarship is to provide scholarships to young people for organ tuition and related studies overseas whilst being enrolled at the University of Sydney.

b. This Scholarship was established from the Estate of Richard Sidney Wilson.

2. Eligibility

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

b. Applicants must be studying organ.

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. academic merit,

II. performance presentation, and

III. project proposal including projected budget when travelling overseas.

b. For a postgraduate research applicant, the Scholarship may also be awarded on the basis of research achievements and potential.

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. The annual payment will be made in one lump sum payment.

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. None apply.

6. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

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

II. withdraws or fails to complete the approved travel overseas,

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

IV. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance,

V. 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,

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

VII. 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.