The Jack de Vos Scholarship
The Jack de Vos Scholarship has been established by a donation of $10,000 to the University in 1981 by Mrs D L Duthie, for the purpose of establishing a scholarship in pianoforte tenable at the Elder Conservatorium for students of special talent.
The following rules are hereby made:
- The Scholarship shall be known as “The Jack de Vos 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.
- The annual value of the Scholarship is $4,500 payable in two equal instalments subject to confirmation of continuing eligibility after each of the census dates and recipient’s satisfactory academic progress.
- One scholarship shall be awarded on an annual basis and be tenable for one year.
- 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 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 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.
- 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 rules of the Scholarship may be varied from time to time but the title and the purpose of the scholarship shall not be changed.