Friends of the School of Music Scholarship

This financial support is currently not available.


The Friends of the School of Music Scholarship encourages new enrolments of first year students who are excellent in musical performance, to the ANU School of Music.

Funding for this award has been generously provided by The Friends of the School of Music, a non-profit association which aims to be a source of practical and financial support to students, advancing musical endeavours within the School, engaging with community and fostering excellence in enrolments at the ANU School of Music.

Field of study



The award is available each year to prospective ANU student who is:

  • a domestic or international student;
  • enrolling in the first year of an undergraduate degree program in the ANU School of Music; and
  • majoring/specialising in musical performance.


Selection is made on the basis of applicants meeting the eligibility criteria and who, in the opinion of the committee, is deemed to display an outstanding level of musical ability and accomplishment in musical performance, as demonstrated at audition.


The Scholarship provides $10,000 (2 payments of $5,000 each semester) for 1 year.

How to apply

All applicants applying for admission to ANU through the direct Admission Scholarship and Accommodation Application will be automatically considered for the award based on them meeting the eligibility criteria and electing to be considered for scholarships.

When you apply directly to ANU for admission as a domestic undergraduate student, you will have the opportunity to be considered for this opportunity within the same application. Other such support options are enlisted on the Direct application scholarships page.