New Zealand/Aotearoa Music Scholarships
On this page
- 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?
$16,000 or less
Closing dates for applications
Next: 26 February 2021
28 Feb 20
Length of award
The scholarships are awarded for study at a recognised New Zealand or overseas tertiary institution.
They can be used toward fees, travel, accommodation and/or living expenses.
Number of awards offered
Purpose of award
To enable young musicians to undertake study or to gain further musical experience at a tertiary institution in New Zealand or overseas.
have completed as a minimum a university degree, a diploma, and/or LTCL or LRSM qualification related to your proposed musical studies
be a New Zealand citizen or resident
preferably be under 25.
What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
If you are successful, we will contact you about:
your funding agreement
How do students apply?
How to apply
Start your application online (you may need to register first).
Gather support material.
Prepare a budget using our budget template.
Submit your application online by 5pm on the closing date.
Log in or register to apply online.
How and when do students learn of the decision?
Ten weeks after the closing date, we will email the result of your application.
At the same time we also list succcessful applicants on the who got funded web page.
Applications are assessed by Creative New Zealand staff and external peer assessors. Pasifika or Māori artists and practitioners are involved in assessing Pacific and Māori arts applications.
History or background of award
This scholarship was established in 2011 with interest from the estate of the late Mr Brent Lewis.
You will need to complete a Project Completion Report (doc 266KB) within 12 months of completing study.
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 November 2020.