Willem Van Otterloo Fund Scholarship

This scholarship supports VCA graduates studying with distinguished orchestral teachers in Europe– preferably in Holland – before becoming professional orchestra players. This scholarship is awarded triennially (2022, 2025, 2028 etc).

Applications open

28 Mar 2022

Applications closed

25 Apr 2022

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 $1,500

Applicable study areas


Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

    • be a final-year student of an orchestral instrument at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music

    Selection criteria

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

      • artistic and merit as demonstrated by previous academic achievement
      • career aspirations
      • travel and study plan
      • likely success in completing the proposed course of study or benefiting from the travel plan.
  • Application process

    Applications are online at the link below. The 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 $1500.

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