Scholarship detail

Marie D'Albini Scholarship


Up to $3,000 pa.

Tenure of award:

2 years of tenure to the recipient, but this offered annually.

Closing dates for applications:

01 November 2019
01 November 2020
Applications close with the Scholarships Office on 1 November in the year preceeding the award.

Number of awards offered:


History or background of award

This Scholarship was established from a fund bequeathed to the University under the Will of the late Mrs Shipherd.

Purpose of award

For the founding and carrying on of a musical and vocal Scholarship.

Selection criteria

Each candidate will be examined in Singing, and the programme will consist of a Recitative and aria from either an opera or oratorio, a German Lied and an art-song setting of an English language text.


How do students apply?

Please note, Scholarships usually open for application approximately 6 weeks before the closing date.

Click on the "Apply here" button and complete an online application.

Additional information

If no award is made in any year, the University of Auckland Council on the recommendation of the Head of the School of Music may award the Scholarship to a student pursuing a programme in the School of Music, or to a graduate or holder of a Diploma in Music of a New Zealand University who is continuing his or her studies at an institution outside New Zealand.


Decision makers

The Scholarship will be awarded by the University of Auckland Council on the result of an examination to be conducted by the Head of the School of Music (or nominee), with the assistance of another member of staff from the School of Music; and a third examiner, who will not normally be a current member of staff in the School of Music.

How and when do students learn of the decision?

Approximately six weeks after the closing date by letter or email.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

The Scholarship may not be held concurrently with the Pears-Britten Scholarship in Singing but may be held with any other scholarship, bursary or award if the regulations of that scholarship, bursary or award do not preclude co-tenure.


Who else has information about this award?

Scholarships Office, the University of Auckland.

For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact:

Position: The Scholarship Office
Organisation: The University of Auckland
Phone: +64 9 373 7599