Barbara Finlayson Scholarship, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Publish Date: Sep 17, 2015

Deadline: Oct 01, 2015

Barbara Finlayson Scholarship

Application form available here. Full regulations can be downloaded here. (Requires Acrobat Reader)

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.

Selection criteria
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.

Closing dates for applications
Thursday 01 October 2015
Applications closed 1 October.

How do students apply?

Download an Application Form and related documents here.

Students are required to submit their application to the office below:

Scholarships Office
Victoria University of Wellington
PO Box 600
Wellington 6140

Decision makers
The successful applicant shall be selected by the New Zealand School of Music.

How and when do students learn of the decision?
Refer to Funder

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
The Victoria University Foundation will expect recipients to write a letter of thanks to the donor or donor's representative on receipt of the award and an end of year progress report.

Additional information

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
Wellington 6140
New Zealand

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.

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