Fehl Charitable Trust (FCT) Scholarships

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What does the scholarship get me?


Closing dates for applications

Next: 31 March 2022

31 March

Length of award

One year

Number of awards offered


Purpose of award

These scholarships are designed to help support deserving New Zealand School of Music undergraduate students who are in financial need.

Selection criteria

Applicants are selected on the basis of financial need, academic merit and commitment to music.
Applicants must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree at the New Zealand School of Music.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

Recipients are expected to write a letter of thanks to the donor to show their appreciation.

How do students apply?

A completed online application must be submitted by 4:30pm on the closing date. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. Any required supporting documentation (including references) must also be received by 4:30pm on the closing date in order for the application to be considered.
Applications will normally open one month prior to the closing date. If no application link is provided below, check back again closer to the closing date. Contact us if you have any queries.
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Decision makers

Selection will be made by representatives of the New Zealand School of Music, in consultation with the donor. 

History or background of award

These scholarships are designed to help support deserving New Zealand School of Music undergraduate students who are in financial need. Preference will be given to second and third year students who have demonstrated a commitment and contribution to music within and beyond the university community.

Additional information

A minimum of two scholarships are offered annually. The donor reserves the right to not award these scholarships if there are no suitable candidates, or to award an additional scholarship at their discretion, following discussion with the relevant academic staff.

Scholarship Specific Documentation
Applicants must complete the financial section of the online application.
Upload one-page personal statement to share your story, to explain what music means to you and your aims for a career in music. 
Applicants (other than those who have completed all of their study at the New Zealand School of Music) must include a certified copy of those academic records from other institutions.

For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact

The Scholarships Office
Victoria University of Wellington
PO Box 600, Wellington 6140, New Zealand
+64 4 463 5557


Every effort has been made to ensure the above information is current and correct. However, applicants should contact the appropriate administering body before making an application, as details do change frequently. The administrator of this record last updated this information in April 2020.