Donovan-Johnston Memorial Scholarship in Music

This scholarship is open to a postgraduate student or alumnus of Music in the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music, under 30 years, who shows potential to become a recognized and respectable musician and/or singer, to travel to undertake a study program.

Applications open

27 Mar 2023

Applications closed

30 Apr 2023

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student
International student

Total value

at least $7,000

Applicable study areas


Number of scholarships awarded

Approximately 1

  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

    • be a graduates in music of the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music,
    • under the age of thirty years at the date when applications close,
    • show potential to become a recognised and respectable musician and/or singer,
    • be intending to travel related to further study or professional relevant experience (please note this scholarship will not fund applications to attend competitions).

    Selection criteria

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

    • artistic and merit, as demonstrated by previous academic achievement (VCE or equivalent; other tertiary results) and CV;
    • career aspirations (addressed through questions in the application process);
    • travel and study plan (outlining teacher/masterclass/tertiary intentions; detailed budget requirements; letters of support; etc); and
    • likely success in completing the proposed course of study / benefitting from the travel plan (addressed through questions in the application process).

    Current graduate students who meet these criteria are strongly encouraged to apply. Please note this scholarship will not fund applications to attend competitions.

  • Application process

    Apply online via the link below (link is visible 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.

What are the benefits?

The total value offered will be approximately $7,000. Multiple scholarships may be awarded.

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