The Daisy Burmeister Salotti Scholarships for Pianoforte
The Daisy Burmeister Salotti Pianoforte Scholarship was established by a bequest of $6,000 to the University by Daisy Maud Salotti who died in 1970 and bequeathed a pecuniary legacy to the University of Adelaide for the purpose of establishing a scholarship for students taking piano as his or her chief practical study.
The following rules are hereby made:
- The Scholarship shall be known as “The Daisy Burmeister Salotti Pianoforte Scholarship”.
- Recipients must be Australian citizens/New Zealand citizens/permanent residents of Australia/holders of a permanent humanitarian visa undertaking study as a Commonwealth supported student and must remain enrolled on a full time basis in the approved program for which the scholarship was approved.
- To be eligible for the scholarship the student must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Music (Honours) majoring in Piano.
- The Scholarship is for one year only and is valued at $7,000 payable in two equal instalments subject to confirmation of continuing eligibility after each of the census dates and recipient’s satisfactory academic progress.
- The scholarship must be taken up in the year in which it is offered; acceptance of the scholarship offer cannot be deferred. If a student declines the scholarship offer, the scholarship will be offered to the next eligible student.
- The scholarships shall be administered by the Coursework Scholarships Office.
- Selection of the successful candidate will be made on the recommendation of the Director of the Elder Conservatorium.
- The scholarship may not be held in conjunction with any other scholarship or award.
- Where two or more candidates are of equal merit in any year, the Scholarship may be divided equally amongst them.
- If there is no candidate of sufficient merit, the scholarship will not be offered.
- The scholarship will be terminated where:
- a student ceases to be enrolled in the approved program of study at the University
- a student has provided false or misleading information with regard to their personal details
- a student has failed to maintain satisfactory academic progress
- a student is guilty of serious misconduct in terms of the University Policy Rules for Student Conduct in the University.
- The University may vary the rules from time to time in a manner consistent with the University’s legal obligations and policies.