Clare Galambos-Winter Scholarships in Violin Performance

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What does the scholarship get me?

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Closing dates for applications

Next: 1 October 2020

1 October each year

Length of award

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Number of awards offered

One honours and one undergraduate

Purpose of award

The purpose of these scholarships is to foster the performance careers of exceptionally talented musicians who have demonstrated a strong and clear commitment to a career in violin (or cello) performance. They are available at honours or undergraduate level.

There are two scholarship offered in perpetuity, one for Honours students and one for undergraduate students.
 

Selection criteria

The Honours Scholarship will be awarded to the most talented student in violin performance (second choice, cello performance) enrolling for an Honours degree/PG Dip in Music at the New Zealand School of Music, based on:

a) their performance in the auditions (for applicants outside the NZSM) or their results in their third year undergraduate examinations {note: NZSM students progressing to Honours do not have to take an audition]; and
b) a personal statement in which the students outline their career aspirations and goals, and also their need for financial assistance

Applicants may be graduates of the New Zealand School of Music or music graduates of another New Zealand university.

The scholarship is open to New Zealand citizens or permanent residents only.

The Undergraduate Scholarship will be awarded to the most talented student in violin performance (second choice, cello performance) enrolling in the first, second or third year of an undergraduate degree in the New Zealand School of Music, based on:

a) their performance in the auditions for the first year, or their results in the first year examinations (for a second year student) or second year examinations (for a third year student), in the New Zealand School of Music; and
b) a personal statement in which the students state their career aspirations and goals, and also their need for financial assistance

Applicants may be up to 25 years of age at the time of their application for either scholarships.
 

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

Recipients are required to write a letter of thanks to the donor’s representative on receipt of the award.

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.
 
Regulations

Decision makers

The successful applicant will be selected by a panel determined by the Director of the New Zealand School of Music.

History or background of award

The Clare Galambos-Winter Scholarships were established to support students in the New Zealand School of Music who demonstrate exceptional talent in violin performance.

Additional information

a) Honours level - one scholarship of $4,500 (subject to funds available) which may be held for one year.

b) Undergraduate level - one scholarship of $3,000 (subject to funds available) which may be held for more than one year of undergraduate study provided the student demonstrates continued exceptional talent in violin (or cello) performance, a continued commitment to a career in violin (or cello) performance, and in the strongest applicant in the view or the selection panel.

The scholarship may be held in conjunction with another award.

 

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
http://www.victoria.ac.nz/study/student-finance/scholarships
scholarships-office@vuw.ac.nz

Disclaimer

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.