The award is available each year to a prospective ANU student who:
is a domestic or international student;
is enrolled in the first year of an undergraduate degree program at ANU School of Music;
is majoring/specialising in keyboard;
receives a final selection mark of 70 or above at audition.
Selection is made on the basis of applicants meeting the eligibility criteria. In addition, the successful candidate will be the applicant who, in the judgement of the committee, is deemed to display an outstanding level of musical ability and accomplishment in musical performance, as demonstrated at audition.