Barbara Hebden Music Bursary

Summary

Enrolment status New students
Student type Domestic students, International students
Level of study Undergraduate
Study area Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Scholarship value $7,000
Scholarship duration 1 year
Number awarded 1

Scholarship description

Barbara Jean Hebden OAM (1931–2015) was an alumna of UQ (BA 1952) and a prominent music critic. She was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in 1999 "for service to the promotion of music and the performing arts in Queensland". The bursary was established in 2016 by an endowed bequest from her estate.

The Barbara Hebden Music Bursary is to support a student enrolling in the first year of the Bachelor of Music (Honours) program. It is awarded to the Bachelor of Music (Honours) applicant showing greatest merit in an audition, with preference given to applicants who audition on instruments identified as priorities for recruitment for that year.

Eligibility

An applicant is eligible for the scholarship, if the applicant:

  • Submits an application to audition for the Bachelor of Music (Honours) program to the Head, by the closing date for applications; and
  • Is or intends to be enrolled full-time in the first year of the approved program.

Before you apply

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them before applying.

How to apply

Submit an application to audition for the Bachelor of Music (Honours) program to the Head of School by the closing date for applications.

    Selection criteria

    1. The scholarship is awarded to the applicant showing greatest merit in the audition.
    2. In ranking applicants, the Head will give preference to applicants who audition on a Relevant Instrument.

    Contact

    School of Music
    +61 (7) 3365 4949

    Terms and conditions

    1. The Scholarship is tenable for one year and paid in two instalments.
    2. The first payment will be made after the census date in semester 1 subject to the recipient being enrolled full-time in the Approved Program.
    3. The second payment will be made after the census date in semester 2 subject to the recipient –
      1. Continuing to be enrolled full-time in the Approved Program; and
      2. Obtaining a GPA of at least 5 in semester 1.
    4. If the recipient fails to satisfy rule 6(2) or 6(3), the recipient must show cause to the Head why the Scholarship should not be cancelled.

    Terminology

    In these rules:

    • Approved Program means the Bachelor of Music (Honours) program or a dual program that includes the Bachelor of Music (Honours)
    • Relevant Instrument means the instrument or instruments, which may include the human voice, identified as priorities for recruitment by the Head prior to the commencement of auditions.
    • Scholarship means the Barbara Hebden Music Bursary
    • Head means the Head of School, School of Music