The Jewel Stevens Scholarship
In 1978, Ernest William Stevens donated the sum of $6,000 to the University of Adelaide for the purpose of providing, in memory of his late wife Jewel Stevens, a scholarship tenable at the Elder Conservatorium.
The following rules are hereby made:
- The scholarship shall be known as “The Jewel Stevens Scholarship”.
- The scholarship shall be offered to a student of piano as a principal course (Single Study) in the Elder Conservatorium, or failing a suitable applicant in piano, a student of the violin.
- The annual value of the scholarship is $2,500 or such other sum as determined by the Director of the Elder Conservatorium but such sum shall not exceed the annual interest earned on the capital sum.
- The scholarship shall be available each year and shall be tenable for one year. No candidate may hold the scholarship for more than three years.
- The scholarship shall be awarded on the recommendation of the Director of the Elder Conservatorium.
- If, in the opinion of the Director of the Elder Conservatorium, there is no candidate of sufficient merit, the scholarship shall lapse for that year.
- The scholarship shall be administered by the Elder Conservatorium of Music.
- 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 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 for two consecutive semesters;
- 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.