Scholarship detail

Margaret Nielsen Music Scholarship


May be $1,000. subject to funds available

Tenure of award:

One year

Closing dates for applications:

31 March 2019
31 March 2020

Number of awards offered:

One per year

History or background of award

This award, established through the generosity of Margaret Nielsen (who retired from the Victoria School
of Music staff in 1995.

Purpose of award

To assist students beginning study for a BMus in classical musical performance at the New Zealand School of Music.

Selection criteria

The Scholarship shall be awarded annually to a student beginning a BMus in Classical Musical Performance, on the basis of musical ability and financial need.

How do students apply?

Online application will be available approximately one month prior to the closing date.

Additional information

Will take the form of a grant of $1,500 towards the cost of University studies for a
student beginning a BMus in musical performance (Classical).

Decision makers

The selection panel will consist of representatives of the New Zealand School of Music.

How and when do students learn of the decision?

In any year preference may be given to a student studying a particular instrument or instruments nominated by the Head of School.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

Recipients are required to write a letter of thanks to the donor on receipt of the award and to provide an end of year progress report if requested.

Who else has information about this award?

New Zealand School of Music.

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

Position: The Scholarships Office
Organisation: Victoria University of Wellington
Address: PO Box 600 Wellington 6140 New Zealand
Phone: +64 4 463 5557