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The Simon Lee Foundation Scholarship in Historical Keyboard Performance

The Simon Lee Foundation Scholarship will enable a gifted and committed commencing student studying ECU Bachelor of Music in Classical Performance - Instrumental to study all facets of historical keyboard performance.In addition to studying a common core of history and theory, the recipient will follow a specialised performance-based curriculum in most likely their chosen area. Whilst it is envisioned that the successful candidate would come from a background in modern piano, s/he would be required to display a flair for, and/or a keen interest in, historically informed performance practice.The Simon Lee Scholar will study under the guidance of an existing core team of experts and will have access to national and international Visiting Artists of the highest calibre. The scholarship is four years in duration, with each year being worth $20,000 ($80,000). A further $20,000 will be allocated in the final two years, to enable travel to study European keyboard.

Important dates

Opens: 19-06-2019 Closes: 1-12-2019

Applies to

Domestic International Undergraduate Coursework

At a glance

  • This scholarship is open to individuals who are future and current ECU students;
  • In order to apply for this scholarship you must have a course application in the ECU system;
  • Questions about this scholarship can be directed to AskUs

Eligibility guidelines

To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • applied to study in full time WAAPA's  Bachelor of Music Classical Performance - Instrumental Course;
  • be one of the following:
    • Australian citizen;
    • Australian permanent humanitarian visa;
    • Australian permanent resident visa;
    • New Zealand citizen; or
    • International student.

Selection criteria

Selection will be based on your:

  • entry audition; and
  • personal statement.

How to apply

Application is made via the ECU Online Scholarship Application Portal. Access to the portal is available between application opening and closing dates via this web page.

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