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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:

  1. The Scholarship shall be known as “The Daisy Burmeister Salotti Pianoforte Scholarship”.
  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. To be eligible for the scholarship the student must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Music (Honours) majoring in Piano.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. The scholarships shall be administered by the Coursework Scholarships Office.
  7. Selection of the successful candidate will be made on the recommendation of the Director of the Elder Conservatorium.
  8. The scholarship may not be held in conjunction with any other scholarship or award.
  9. Where two or more candidates are of equal merit in any year, the Scholarship may be divided equally amongst them.
  10. If there is no candidate of sufficient merit, the scholarship will not be offered.
  11. 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.
  12. 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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