Fehl Music Scholarship

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What does the scholarship get me?

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Closing dates for applications

Next: 30 June 2022

30 June

Length of award

One year

Number of awards offered


Purpose of award

The Fehl Music Scholarship is to support current second and third year Music students at Victoria University of Wellington who are studying towards a New Zealand School of Music (NZSM) undergraduate degree.

Selection criteria

Students are selected on the basis of academic merit, future potential, commitment to music, and demonstrated financial need. Students must be studying an NZSM degree at 200 or 300 level. The scholarship may be held concurrently with any other award or grant as long as the terms of that award of grant permit.
• Applicants must be enrolled full time in an undergraduate degree at the New Zealand School of Music.
• Applicants must be studying at 200 or 300 level.
• Applicants must be New Zealand citizens or permanent residents.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

There are no conditions attached to the acceptance of this award, but students 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 4.30 pm on the closing date. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. Any required supporting documentation (including references) must also be received by 4.30 pm 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.

Decision makers

The scholarship will be awarded by Victoria University of Wellington upon the recommendation of a selection committee comprising of the Head of the New Zealand School of Music (or nominee), one member of academic staff from NZSM, as appointed by the Head of School, and one representative of the Fehl Trust. Victoria University of Wellington is not obliged to make an award in any year if there is no candidate of sufficient merit.

History or background of award

This scholarship is designed to help support deserving New Zealand School of Music undergraduate students who are in financial need.

Additional information

*Up to the value of $7,500, subject to funds available. The scholarship will be paid in one instalment in the second semester.

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 July 2020.