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Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Bachelors and honours scholarships
We have a wide range of scholarship options for domestic students studying bachelors and honours in music.

To find a scholarship that works for you, browse the full list of undergraduate scholarships for the Sydney Conservatorium of Music students in the table below.

This page includes scholarships for both prospective and current domestic students. 

Scholarship Value Eligibility Open date Close date

Anthony and Sharon Lee Foundation Jazz Scholarships

$6000 (for four years) or $25,000 (for 1.5 years)
  • Jazz student
  • Be in financial need

9 August 2019
(round 1)

February 2020
(round 2)

31 August 2019
(round 1)

March 2020
(round 2)

Brian Abel Piano Scholarship TBC
  • Piano student
  • Resided in Australia for the past five years
  • Low socio-economic background

August 2019
(round 1)

February 2020
(round 2)

September 2019
(round 1)

March 2020
(round 2)

Clarence Addison Turrill Scholarship TBC
  • Classical piano student
  • Financially disadvantaged

9 August 2019
(round 1)

February 2020
(round 2)

31 August 2019
(round 1)

March 2020
(round 2)

Chapple/Bremner Scholarship TBC
  • Singing and/or piano student
January 2020 February 2020
Corinna D'Hage Mayer String Scholarship TBC
  • Born in Australia
  • String student
January 2020 February 2020
Dilys and Milton Renham Scholarship TBC
  • Student at the Conservatorium
January 2020 February 2020
Doris Burnett Ford Scholarship TBC
  • Musical composition student
  • Aged between 20 and 40
January 2020 February 2020
Flora Jean Ferriss Scholarship TBC
  • String student
January 2020 February 2020
Geoffrey Parsons Australian Scholarship TBC
  • Student undertaking further studies as a piano accompanist or opera répétiteur
January 2020 February 2020
George and Margaret Henderson Scholarship TBC
  • Student at the Conservatorium studying operatic studies, piano or violin
January 2020 February 2020
George Henderson Scholarship TBC
  • Student at the Conservatorium pursuing studies abroad
January 2020 February 2020
Greenberg-Gurney-Jensen Fund TBC
  • Classical music (including early music and opera) student
January 2020 February 2020
Helen Quach Scholarship TBC
  • Student studying conducting
January 2020 February 2020
In Memory of Richard Antony Oppen TBC
  • Music education student
January 2020 February 2020
John and Dorothy Vimpani Pianoforte Fund TBC
  • Pianoforte student
January 2020 February 2020
Kerkyasharian and Kayikian Fund for Armenian Studies TBC
  • Honours, master's by research or PhD student or academic affiliate in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Sydney Conservatorium of Music or Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning
  • Undertaking research in 19th century or earlier Armenian studies
  • Applying for project or activity funding
1 August 2019 15 October 2019
Margaret Henderson Scholarship TBC
  • Brass, percussion, jazz, keyboard, organ and church music, vocal studies, opera, woodwind, composition, music education or musicology students
January 2020 February 2020
Martha Eglit Bequest TBC
  • Piano or violin student
January 2020 February 2020
Myron Kantor Bequest TBC
  • Student studying classical music at the Conservatorium
January 2020 February 2020
Patricia Bell Grant TBC
  • Voice and/or instrument student
January 2020 February 2020
Patricia Long Scholarship TBC
  • Undergraduate music student
  • Low socio-economic background

9 August 2019
(round 1)

February 2020
(round 2)

31 August 2019
(round 1)

March 2020
(round 2)

Patricia Lucas Music Achievement Scholarship TBC
  • Singing, oboe, violin, cello or clarinet student
  • Serious intention for a classical career
  • Born in Australia
  • Aged between 20 and 30
January 2020 February 2020
Queen Victoria Club Scholarship TBC
  • Cello, violin and/or piano student
January 2020 February 2020
Richard Merewether French Horn Fellowship TBC
  • French horn student
January 2020 February 2020
Sydney Conservatorium of Music Scholarship TBC
  • Student at the Conservatorium
January 2020 February 2020
The Bessie Cook Piano Award TBC
  • Piano student

9 August 2019
(round 1)

February 2020
(round 2)

31 August 2019
(round 1)

March 2020
(round 2)

The David and Nhilla Dumbrell Scholarship TBC
  • Piano student
  • Low-socioeconomic background

9 August 2019
(round 1)

February 2020
(round 2)

31 August 2019
(round 1)

March 2020
(round 2)

The Elaine McCaghern Musical Scholarship TBC
  • Student at the Conservatorium
  • Low-socioeconomic background

August 2019 (round 1)

February 2020 (round 2)

September 2019 (round 1)

March 2020
(round 2)

The Elise Herrman Scholarship TBC
  • Student at the Conservatorium
January 2020 February 2020
The Geoffrey Rothwell Scholarship TBC
  • Singing student
January 2020 February 2020
The Helpmann Family Fellowship TBC
  • Opera student
  • Low socio-economic background

August 2019 (round 1)

February 2020 (round 2)

September 2019 (round 1)

March 2020
(round 2)

The Joan and James Armstrong Award TBC
  • Student at the Conservatorium
January 2020 February 2020
The Kathleen and Allison Short Scholarship TBC
  • Piano, violin, viola or cello student
  • Financially disadvantaged

9 August 2019
(round 1)

February 2020
(round 2)

31 August 2019
(round 1)

March 2020
(round 2)

The Kathleen E Armstrong Bequest TBC
  • Student at the Conservatorium
January 2020 February 2020
The Kim Walker Scholarship Endowment Fund TBC
  • Student at the Conservatorium
January 2020 February 2020
The Kirkpix Trust Scholarship TBC
  • First or second year coursework student at the Conservatorium
  • Saxophone student
  • Low socio-economic background

9 August 2019
(round 1)

February 2020
(round 2)

31 August 2019
(round 1)

March 2020
(round 2)

The Linda Kingsbury Jeffery Scholarship for Singing TBC
  • Singing student
January 2020 February 2020
The Michael Bannigan Scholarship for the Double Bass TBC
  • Undergraduate double bass student
January 2020 February 2020
The Olive Margaret Stewart Bequest TBC
  • Music and voice student
January 2020 February 2020
The Rahma Shohet Memorial Scholarship TBC
  • Piano student
  • Low socio-economic background

August 2019
(round 1)

February 2020
(round 2)

September 2019
(round 1)

March 2020
(round 2)

The Richard and Doreen Wilson Organ Scholarship TBC
  • Organ student
January 2020 February 2020
The Richard and Doreen Wilson Organ Travelling Scholarship TBC
  • Organ student
  • Undertake overseas studies
January 2020 February 2020
The Ted and Susan Meller Memorial Scholarship Fund TBC
  • Violin student
January 2020 February 2020
The Vasanta Scholarship TBC
  • Australian citizen
  • Violin, viola, violoncello, piano or organ student
January 2020 February 2020
The Verna Florence Dinham Scholarship for Piano

TBC

  • Undergraduate piano student
January 2020 February 2020
The William and Marie Souter Encouragement Awards TBC
  • Classical music student
  • Australian resident
  • Low socio-economic background

9 August 2019
(round 1)

February 2020
(round 2)

31 August 2019
(round 1)

March 2020
(round 2)

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