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Scholarship opportunities for musicians and composers

19 Jan 2016

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Gemma Peacock received the Edwin Carr Fellowship in 2015. She is studying towards a Master of Music Composition at the New York University Steinhardt.

Creative New Zealand is reminding New Zealand musicians and composers about scholarships available to them this year.  The closing date for applications is 11 March 2016.

New Zealand/Aotearoa Music Scholarships

$16,000 for up to two scholarships

The New Zealand/Aotearoa Music Scholarships is to enable young musicians to further their music studies in New Zealand or overseas. The 12 month scholarships are awarded for study at a recognised New Zealand or overseas tertiary institution. They can be used toward fees, travel, accommodation and/or living expenses. Previous recipients are listed on our website.

Read more about the New Zealand/Aotearoa Scholarships.

Jack McGill Music Scholarship

Up to $9,000 for one scholarship

The Jack McGill Music Scholarship supports young music practitioners to further their music studies overseas. Priority is given to pianists. The scholarship is typically awarded to follow an accredited course of study at a recognised overseas training institution. It can be used toward fees, travel, accommodation and/or living expenses. Previous recipients are listed on our website.

Read more about the Jack McGill Music Scholarship.

Edwin Carr Foundation Scholarship

$22,000 for up to two scholarships

The Edwin Carr Foundation Scholarship is open to New Zealand composers wanting to further their studies overseas. The scholarship is typically awarded to follow an accredited course of study at a recognised overseas training institution. It can be used toward fees, travel, accommodation and/or living expenses.  Previous recipients are listed on our website.

Read more about the Edwin Carr Foundation Scholarship.