Agnes Robertson Undergraduate Entry Scholarship for Painting or Piano

The Agnes Robertson Undergraduate Entry Scholarship for Painting or Piano are triennial fee remission scholarships offered to assist an incoming talented first year student in the discipline of BMus (piano, Jazz & Improvisation) or BFA (painting). The scholarship will be applied to the recipient's fees for each year of their undergraduate candidacy. It is next expected to become available for awarding in 2021.

Applications open

8 Feb 2021

Applications closed

15 Mar 2021

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

up to $5,400

Applicable study areas

Music; Performing and visual arts, theatre, film and television

Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

    The scholarship is open for award to incoming first year undergraduate students of BMus (piano, Jazz & Improvisation) or BFA (painting) who are permanent residents of Australia.  The recipient will receive an annual payment for the duration of their undergraduate degree.  This will include an honours year if applicable.

    Selection criteria

    Applications will be assessed by the selection committee on the basis of:

    • artistic merit, as demonstrated by entry requirements for the course (i.e. audition, folio presentation) and possibly class participation;
    • academic merit, as demonstrated by previous academic achievement (VCE or equivalent; other tertiary results);
    • career aspirations (addressed through questions in the application process); and
    • likely success in completing the proposed course of study (addressed through questions in the application process).
  • Application process

    Apply online at this page. The link will become visible below only during the application open phase.

  • When will I know the outcome?

    Applicants can expect to receive an outcome 4 weeks after the closing date. The Dean, on the recommendation of the selection committee, will approve the recipients who may be offered the scholarship with their letter of offer from the faculty or once the student has accepted their place and successfully enrolled in the course, by census date (around March 31).

What are the benefits?

Approximately $5400 per year, with the majority of funds to alleviate tuition fees.  It is expected the amount will be similar when next awarded.

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