Sleath Lowrey Award

This scholarship, part of the Acclaim operatic awards program, is awarded annually at a competition of Australia's highest quality classical singing honours and masters students.

Application dates

Applications are currently closed

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

at least $5,000

Applicable study areas


Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be an Australian citizen aged18–25
    • be a classical bel canto singing student at honours or masters level enrolled in the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music

    Selection criteria

    Shortlisted candidates will be judged at audition on two Italian opera arias of their choice, on the following criteria:

    • artistic interpretation
    • demonstration of technical ability
    • demonstration of comprehension of the pieces
    • interpretation of the meaning of the pieces
    • best performance on the day
    • who demonstrates the most potential of all candidates to be able to achieve an international opera career.

    Students shortlisted for this award will also be considered for the Harold Fisher Memorial Opera Scholarship,

  • Application process

    Apply online via the faculty website.

  • 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 $5000.

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