Barbara Finlayson Scholarship
History or background of award
This scholarship has been established through the Victoria University Foundation from a generous bequest made by Barbara Finlayson. The first awards were made at the end of 1997.
Purpose of award
The Scholarship will be awarded annually to New Zealand School of Music (NZSM) violin, viola and violoncello students at any level. NZSM string staff may also apply. A particular purpose of the scholarship is to fund postgraduate study, as well as travel, accommodation and other expenses incurred in the pursuit of such study, both within and outside New Zealand.
The award is available to New Zealand citizens, permanent residents and international students.
The award will be based on merit. Students should provide a supporting letter outlining reasons for application and the nature of their studies. References and a detailed budget covering expenses must be included.
Number of awards offered
One per year
refer to 'Additional Information'
Tenure of award
The award may be renewable.
The value of the Scholarship will be determined each year according to the interest available from the endowment. It is expected, however, that it will normally be worth $14,000 per annum.
Who else has information about this award?
The New Zealand School of Music Scholarships Committee
For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact:
The Scholarships Office
Victoria University of Wellington
PO Box 600
Phone: (04) 463 5113 or (04)463 5557
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.