M and E Kefford Scholarship

This scholarship supports children of British subjects who are resident in Victoria who pursuing or undertaking music. The M&E Kefford Scholarship is available to any Faculty music student in any year level, who is the child of a British* subject and normally resides in the State of Victoria. *'British' for the purposes of this scholarship includes a number of countries. 1. the term ‘British subject’ should be interpreted in light of the prevailing legal definition at the time the wills were drafted. As such, these scholarships are open to students resident in Victoria whose parents are citizens of the following countries: a. Australia; b. United Kingdom; c. Colonies of the United Kingdom as at 1948, which were: Aden Colony, Antigua (and Barbuda), Ashanti, Bahamas, Barbados, Basutoland, Belize, Bermuda, British Guiana, British North Borneo (and Labuan), British Virgin Islands, Canton Island, Cayman Islands, Channel Islands, Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Cyprus, Dominica, Falkland Islands (and dependencies), Fiji, Gambia Colony, Gibraltar, Gilbert and Ellice, Islands Colony, Gold Coast Colony, Grenada, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Jamaica, Kenya Colony, Malacca, Malta, Mauritius, Montserrat, Nigeria Colony, Penang (and Province Wellesley), Pitcairn etc, St Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla, St Helena (and dependencies), St Lucia, St Vincent, Sarawak, Seychelles, Sierra Leone Colony, Singapore, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks & Caicos Islands. d. Canada; e. New Zealand; f. South Africa; g. India; h. Pakistan; i. Zimbabwe; and j. Sri Lanka.

Applications open

13 Feb 2023

Applications closed

26 Mar 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 $1,000

Applicable study areas


Number of scholarships awarded

Approximately 1

  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

    • be a child of British subjects and living in Victoria
    • enrolled in a music degree at the University of Melbourne

    Selection criteria

    Eligible applicants will be assessed on artistic and academic merit, career aspirations, financial need and likely success in completing the proposed course of study.

  • 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 an outcome four weeks after the scholarships closing date.

What are the benefits?

A single payment of approximately $1000.

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