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The Jiri Tancibudek Memorial Scholarship for Oboe

Jiri Tancibudek was regarded as one of the world's leading oboists, pursuing a long and distinguished career as a superb artist and an inspiring teacher.

For more than five decades he was a charismatic presence within and beyond the University of Adelaide's Elder Conservatorium of Music.  Following his death in May 2004 aged 83, the Jiri Tancibudek Memorial Scholarship was established to perpetuate his legacy.

The following rules are hereby made:

  1. The Scholarship shall be known as “The Jiri Tancibudek Memorial Scholarship for Oboe”.
  2. 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.
  3. The scholarship shall be awarded annually and be tenable for 1 year.
  4. To be eligible for the scholarship the student must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Music program majoring in Oboe.
  5. Selection of the successful candidate will be made by the Director of the Elder Conservatorium on recommendation of the Head of Woodwind at the Elder Conservatorium of Music.
  6. The annual value of the Scholarship is $3,000, payable in two equal instalments subject to confirmation of continuing eligibility after each of the census dates and recipient’s satisfactory academic progress.
  7. 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.
  8. The scholarships shall be administered by the Coursework Scholarships Office.
  9. If there is no candidate of sufficient merit, the scholarship will not be offered.
  10. The scholarship will be terminated where:
    1. a student  ceases to be enrolled in the approved program of study at the University;
    2. a student has provided false or misleading information with regard to their personal details;
    3. a student has failed to maintain satisfactory academic progress;
    4. a student is guilty of serious misconduct in terms of the University Policy Rules for Student Conduct in the University.
  11. The University may vary the rules from time to time in a manner consistent with the University’s legal obligations and policies.
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