Are you a music enthusiast with dreams of pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Music? The University of Queensland (UQ) is offering the prestigious Howard and Gladys Sleath Scholarships for the year 2023, which could be your ticket to a world-class musical education. This scholarship, established in honor of the late Howard Sleath, aims to support and nurture talented musicians who aspire to make a mark in the world of music.
About the Scholarship:
The Howard and Gladys Sleath Scholarships were established in 1998 following the generous bequest of 50% of Mr. Howard Sleath’s estate to the University of Queensland. Mr. Sleath was renowned throughout Australia for his exceptional craftsmanship and skills as a maker of stringed instruments. As a testament to his passion for music and commitment to excellence, Mr. Sleath gifted the State of Queensland with a remarkable string quartet of instruments. These instruments were entrusted to the care of the Head of the School of Music and were first showcased by the Mayne String Quartet at a memorable concert inaugurating the Howard Sleath Quartet of Instruments in 1974.
The Howard and Gladys Sleath Scholarships are open to students of all nationalities who have a burning desire to pursue a Bachelor of Music (Honours) at UQ. To be eligible for consideration, applicants must be enrolled full-time in the first year of the program.
This scholarship will be awarded to the candidate who demonstrates the greatest merit during the audition process. A strong and impressive audition performance could be your key to securing this prestigious scholarship.
The Howard and Gladys Sleath Scholarships provide a first-year tuition fee waiver for recipients, making it an excellent opportunity for aspiring musicians to kickstart their musical journey without the burden of financial worries.
How to Apply:
The application process for this scholarship is straightforward. All candidates who audition for the Bachelor of Music (Honours) program will automatically be considered for the Howard and Gladys Sleath Scholarships. Exceptional auditions will be the determining factor for selecting the scholarship recipients.
If you have an insatiable passion for music and wish to receive top-notch musical training at one of Australia’s leading universities, don’t miss the chance to apply for the Howard and Gladys Sleath Scholarships. Take this opportunity to showcase your talent through a remarkable audition, and who knows, you might be among the fortunate recipients of this prestigious scholarship. Remember, the deadline for application varies, so be sure to keep an eye on the official UQ website for the latest updates.