The Therle Drake Postgraduate Scholarship will be available annually and applications should be made by 15 November or 31 March in the year following, or the year in which the project is planned. All instrumentalists are eligible, though preference may be given to a piano student.
The Therle Drake Postgraduate Scholarship was established in 2013, via the Victoria University of Wellington Foundation, through a bequest made by John Drake, in memory of his wife, Therle.
Therle Drake Postgraduate Scholarships 2022 is available to undertake Postgraduate level programs at Victoria University of Wellington.
Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.
The Victoria University of Wellington will provide one scholarship of $25,000 annually for full Master’s scholarship plus fees, or two of $9,000 each annually toward fees for postgraduate study.
The applicant must be enrolling or have enrolled for postgraduate study at Te Kōkī New Zealand School of Music at Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington, and remain in good academic standing.
Applicants must be enrolling or have enrolled for postgraduate study at Te Kōkī New Zealand School of Music at Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington.
The scholarship can involve the student attending a short course; or attending and/or participating in a concert and/or masterclass in Europe, North America or Australia.
The scholarship is open to New Zealand citizens, permanent residents and international students.
Applications will normally open one month prior to the closing date. If no application link is provided below, check back again closer to the closing date. Contact us if you have any queries.
Scholarship specific documentation
A personal statement outlining the project and its benefit to applicant's career plans
A detailed budget
Copies of any communication with the host person(s) or organisation(s) overseas
A reference from the principal supervisor
The successful applicant will be selected by the NZSM Scholarships Committee in consultation with relevant Head of Schools and Programme Directors.