Dorian Le Gallienne Composition Award

This award is provided as a commission for Victorian composers for the creation of a chamber work. Applicants must be composers who are residents of Victoria. This award is normally open for application biennially (odd years).

Applications open

12 Jul 2022

Last day for applications

17 Oct 2022
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Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student
International student

Total value

up to $1,200

Applicable study areas


Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be a composer who is a resident of Victoria immediately preceding the last day of application for the award.

    Applicants do not have to be students or alumni of the University of Melbourne.

    As a condition of the award the successful candidate must agree:

    * to submit to the selection committee within eighteen months of the announcement of the grant of the award a new chamber work ('the commissioned work'). The selection committee may, at its discretion, extend this period;

    * to permit The University of Melbourne from time to time to borrow and to perform the commissioned work in public or otherwise without payment of any fee.

    Selection criteria

    Selection will be made on the basis of documents including a list of works, overview of commissions, publications and performances, a copy of a score and matching recording of ONE composition you have written in the last three years.

  • Application process

    Apply online via the link below (link is visible only during the application open phase)

    Submit a scholarship application now

  • When will I know the outcome?

    Applicants can expect to receive an outcome 4 weeks after the closing date.

What are the benefits?

A single payment of approximately $1200.

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