Instrumental Bursaries

JC Coetzee Bursaries for church organists

Who qualifies? Organ students who wish to qualify as church organists.
Application forms can be requested from Dr Mario Nell mdn@sun.ac.za
Closing date: 28 February
Particulars: Merit bursaries offered by the Dutch Reformed Church in South Africa.

Edna Elphick

Who qualifies? Registered or prospective students (part-time or full-time) or alumni of the Conservatoire (“Konservatorium”) qualify. Applicants may not be older than twenty-five on 30 September of the year in which they participate.
Application forms can be requested from Karen Valentine kmv@sun.ac.za
Closing date: 30 September
Particulars: Violoncello. The award is decided by competition and applicants are required to perform a short programme in public in the presence of adjudicators. An award will be made only if the standard is satisfactory. The money has to be used for study at the Conservatoire or at an approved institution abroad.

Smallie Scholarship

Who qualifies? Notably deserving, full-time student(s) of piano, violin or voice.
Application forms can be requested from Karen Valentine kmv@sun.ac.za
Closing date: 1 March
Particulars: Scholarships are awarded annually for a maximum period of two years.
The awards are made in consultation with the Department of Music. From the Estate of the late Ms LE Smallie.

Stellenbosch University Women’s Association

Who qualifies?
This bursary is awarded to a deserving prospective third-year student for musical performance (any instrument or singing). Applicants are required, towards the end of their second year of study, to perform a short programme in public in the presence of adjudicators.
Application forms can be requested from Karen Valentine kmv@sun.ac.za
Closing date: 30 September
Particulars: From a donation made by the Stellenbosch University Women’s Association.