Piano Bursaries

Bowman (Lionel Bowman Bursary/Prize)

Who qualifies? One bursary/prize is awarded annually to an undergraduate student for the best interpretation of a complete solo piano work by Beethoven.

Applications: The Chairperson, Department of Music, Stellenbosch University, Private Bag X1, MATIELAND 7602
Closing date: 30 September
Value: approximately R2 500-R3 000
Particulars: Students are to compete for this prize. Applicants must give a public performance of a complete work by Beethoven in the presence of adjudicators.

Cluver (Betsie Cluver)

Who qualifies? A single bursary for the BMus student with the overall best achievement in Piano as the principal instrument in his third year of study
Applications: No applications
Value: R2 000

Laetitia Morkel Bursary Fund

Who qualifies? Financially needy BMus students who are also academically deserving
Applications: www.maties.com
Value: Tuition fees
Particulars: Students must excel in piano. Suitable candidates will be considered by the Music Department.

Smallie Scholarship

Who qualifies? Notably deserving, full-time student(s) of piano, violin or voice.
Applications: The Chairperson, Department of Music, Stellenbosch University, Private Bag X1, MATIELAND 7602
Closing date: 31 October of the previous year of study
Particulars: One or two scholarships are awarded annually for a maximum period of two years.
The award is made by the Chairperson of the Department of Music. From the Estate of the late Ms LE Smallie.

Stellenbosch University Women’s Association

Who qualifies?
• One of the bursaries is awarded to a deserving final-year student in the field of education. The award is based on academic results and other achievements of the preceding years of study. No applications.
• The other bursary is awarded to a deserving 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.
Applications: The Chairperson, Department of Music, Private Bag X1, MATIELAND 7602
Closing date: 30 September
Value: R3 000 each
Particulars: From a donation made by the Stellenbosch University Women’s Association, two study bursaries are awarded annually to Music students.