Music, Creative and Performing Arts Scholarships

Music and Creative & Performing Arts

These Scholarships are offered for students in the following disciplines and entry stages;

  • Music: for students entering into Years 7, 9 & 11
  • Visual Arts: for students entering into Years 9 & 11
  • Dance: for students entering into Years 7, 9 & 11
  • Drama: for students entering into Years 7, 9 & 11

Further information and specific eligibility criteria applies.

Music

It is a requirement that, while holding the scholarship, the student would continue to participate fully in the musical life of the school and study music as an elective subject from Year 9. 

As a guide the expectation is for students entering into:

  • Year 7: a minimum standard of AMEB 3rd Grade or equivalent in performance experience is required
  • Year 9: a minimum standard of AMEB 5th Grade or equivalent in performance experience is required 
  • Year 11: a minimum standard of AMEB 6th Grade or equivalent in performance experience is required 

Private musical tuition remains the responsibility of the individual student.

Creative and Performing Arts 

Visual Arts

Entering into Year 9 a student must present the following to be considered:

  • Major artworks undertaken in Years 7 and 8 which should demonstrate skill, or an intuitive handling of materials, and originality or uniqueness
  • Visual Process Diaries which should reflect a willingness to engage in the recoding of artistic practice in a thorough and unique or more original level
  • School reports for Visual Arts in Years 7 and 8
  • Outline of any workshops or outside tuition undertaken by the student
  • A letter from the student explaining why they are deserving of the scholarship

Entering into Year 11 a student must present the following to be considered:

  • Body of Work undertaken in Years 9 and 10 which should demonstrate skill, or an intuitive handling of materials, and originality or uniqueness
  • Visual Process Diaries which should reflect a willingness to engage in the recoding of artistic practice in a thorough and unique or more original level
  • School reports for Visual Arts in Years 9 and 10
  • Outline any workshops or outside tuition undertaken by the student

Dance & Drama

Provide a statement indicating years studied, standard reached, disciplines and any other relevant information in support of application.

It is a requirement that, while holding the scholarship, the student would continue to participate fully in school performances and within the creative arts area of the school in addition to studying in this area as an elective subject from Year 9. 

Private tuition remains the responsibility of the individual student.

Supporting information

1. A hand written letter from the student supporting their scholarship application outlining contribution to school community (for all scholarships).

2. A supporting letter of Reference from an Elder, Minister, teacher, coach, instructor, tutor etc (non-relative).

3. Applicants are asked to attend an audition for Music, Dance and Drama or submit a portfolio of work if applying for a Visual Arts Scholarship.

Application form