Burnett William Wendorff Memorial Prize for Classical Piano


Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students, International students
Level of study Undergraduate, Honours
Study area Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
HDR funding type Grant
Scholarship value AUD$1000
Scholarship duration 1 Year
Number awarded 1
Opening date 1 July 2020
Closing date 5 August 2020


Burnett William Wendorff (1896-1989) was an alumnus of UQ who graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1922.

The prize was established in 2016 by an endowed bequest from the estate of Eunice Shirley Wendorff, in honour of her late husband, Burnett William Wendorff.


Awarded to the student with the most outstanding performance in classical piano.

Applications are closed.

Before you get started

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How to apply

Please review the Senate Rules for this scholarship and the rules below (under ‘Selection Criteria').

Complete Application Form.

All applications must be submitted to the School by 5pm, Wednesday 5th August 2020.

Selection criteria

Heats Monday 10th August 2020, 6pm-8pm, Nickson Room

Final Monday 17th August 2020, 6pm-8pm, Nickson Room

Competition rules:

  • Heats- max 10 mins duration
  • Finals- max 20 mins duration
  • No more than 6 candidates to proceed from heats to finals in each competition
  • Competitors to organise and self-fund any rehearsals with pianist prior to heats and final if required
  • Winner (automatic) and runner up (by invitation) in each competition to perform in prize winner concert



School of Music
(07) 3365 4949
Applications are closed.