The Margaret Woodhouse Memorial Scholarship
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- What does the scholarship get me?
- Closing dates for applications
- Length of award
- Number of awards offered
- Purpose of award
- Selection criteria
- What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
- How do students apply?
- How and when do students learn of the decision?
- Decision makers
- History or background of award
- Additional information
- For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact
What does the scholarship get me?
Up to $10,000
Closing dates for applications
Next: 1 November 2022
Applications close on 1 November each year
Length of award
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Number of awards offered
Purpose of award
To enable a student of proven or potential musical excellence as a performer to study Music at a New Zealand University or enrol at the Royal College of Music, London.
Applicants must be:
* a current or former pupil of Iona College
* already enrolled or undertaking to enrol as a student with the Royal College of Music, London or a Music Department, School or Faculty of a New Zealand University
The applicant must have:
* Proven or potential excellence as a musical performer
* Generosity of spirit toward others
What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
The successful applicant (scholar) must:
*use the Scholarship only for the purpose authorised by the Selection Committee
*at the end of each year, provide the Selection Committee with a brief written statement reporting on her progress and attainment.
*notify the Selection Committee immediately should her circumstances alter or the course of study cease
*reapply annually for continuation of funding which will be at the discretion of the Selection Committee following their consideration of the scholar's report, progress and attainment.
How do students apply?
Applicants are required to submit:
*a written application on the forms provided by Iona College
*an audition DVD, and
*two references written specifically in support of the application.
Applicants are short listed and will be expected to participate in an interview and if practical, perform before the Selection Committee.
How and when do students learn of the decision?
All applicants will receive written notification of the Selection Committee's final decision.
A Selection Committee.
History or background of award
This scholarship has been set up to honour the memory of Margaret Leah Woodhouse (nee Thorp), an old girl of Iona College from 1927 to 1930, who loved music. She was awarded a scholarship by and continued tertiary studies at the Royal College of Music in London.
One scholarship shall be awarded with such frequency and at such an annual value and for such annual periods of time to suit the needs of a suitable candidate. The monetary value of the scholarship will be in the vicinity of $10,000 per year.
For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact
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 December 2020.