$3000 University of Melbourne Australia 2022 Adolph Spivakovsky Scholarship for Composition of Music 2022

Written by David on October 12, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

  • Country of the Scholarship

  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Bachelor's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    $3000 - $5000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details

    Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352) International: +61 3 9035 5511

The Adolph Spivakovsky Scholarship for Composition of Music is awarded annually to a young Australian composer in recognition of their outstanding compositional talent. The award consists of a financial prize and a public performance of the winning composition. Composers are encouraged to write a new, unique notated work in any genre (commercial, art, etc.) for a chamber ensemble of no more than five players, lasting no more than seven minutes, by the year 2022. This could include vocalist(s) and/or acoustic/electric instruments. This application requires a score and a recording (in MIDI or an acoustic format). There can be no plagiarism here. Samples, lyrics, and music composed by others that are used in the work must have been cleared properly by the candidate before submission.


About the Scholarship Sponsor:

The Institution of Melbourne was ranked as the best university in Australia by Times Higher Education in their 2015–2016 World University Rankings, which placed it at #334 overall. The prior academic year’s results were used to calculate the school’s overall position in this ranking. As a result of the many opportunities it affords its students, the University of Melbourne offers an excellent setting in which to both learn and unwind. If you’re looking to improve your standard of living, there’s no place like Melbourne, Australia. In this way, students who spend their whole college years at the University of Melbourne will always have fond memories of their time there. The Melbourne Careers Centre offers a wide variety of career programs and resources that students can use to improve their employability and career management skills. In addition, it collaborates with educators to incorporate career development into existing curricula at the institutions of higher learning it supports.

In addition, it fosters partnerships with local businesses and other professional organizations to develop their skills and provide opportunities for the University, its students, and the local community. This arrangement is beneficial for everyone involved. Opportunities for leadership development, service learning, and internships are abundant for undergraduates at Melbourne University. While you’re in Melbourne, we recommend that you seize any possibilities for experiential learning that arise. It’s important to remember that many of the most interesting and important discoveries have been made in places outside than the typical classroom. In addition, we’d like to spend more one-on-one time with each child. A mandatory part of the college application process is scheduling individual advising sessions with a Student Connect counselor.


Future goals, reasons for choosing this institution, and the actual world outside of school will be discussed. As your employer, it is our responsibility to ensure that you are able to reach your full potential in your role. There are eleven schools and various research centers on campus. There’s also the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, the Grattan Institute, and the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health. Students at the university level are required to dabble in a few different majors before committing to one. The role of a teacher is to guide students through both required and elective courses so that they can maximize their learning opportunities. In addition, these educators will be in a position to respond to students’ questions and concerns concerning the school’s core curriculum and supplemental programs. The organization also offers tutoring for those who are having trouble in class.

Nearly 48,000 applications have been submitted, with around 13,000 coming from students all over the world. The space is frequently used for cultural events as well, including theater, film, stand-up comedy, and public lectures. The group collaborates with many different groups, from chess leagues and professional groups for women to a club for chocolate enthusiasts. Previously known as the Melbourne Sports Union, the Melbourne University Sports Association (MUSA) formally adopted its current moniker in 2012. Also, it has participated in a wide variety of sporting events, including national bicycle championships.


Staff and professors at the university can now join a tennis club. At Melbourne University, there is a special program called an accelerator that aims to assist students improve upon the abilities they already possess. Workshops and public events will be complemented by on-stage interviews with prominent businesspeople. The supplemental software is supplied as well. This seminar will cover a wide range of topics, including software, web-based solutions, and medical devices and equipment. Now ranked in the top 25 of global business incubators by the University Business Incubator Index. Famous people who attended Melbourne University include Gillian Triggs, George Megalogenis, and Julia Gillard (Former Prime Minister of Australia). One of the university’s most illustrious alums, Professor Ian H. Frazer (Leader of the Groundbreaking Gardasil Vaccine).

Melbourne’s climate is notoriously unpredictable because of the city’s position on a peninsula that protrudes into the ocean. Due to its location at the nexus of the dry interior and the temperate waters of the Southern Ocean, Melbourne has a relatively mild climate. Prolonged exposure could aid in the development of powerful cold fronts. The spring and summer seasons are when you’ll notice it the most. The passage of these fronts may bring with them significant temperature drops, hail, intense thunderstorms, and strong winds. Moreover, they are capable of bringing about significant temperature drops and continuous precipitation. On average, Melbourne’s winter lows are 20° to 30°F lower than those in any of the other mainland Australian state capitals. Lows of -2.8 degrees Celsius are likely, but snow is unusual. During the winter months, frost and fog are more common in Melbourne. Instead of just a windbreaker, I recommend a warm, Canadian-made coat for the fall.


Scholarship Sponsor(s): University of Melbourne

Scholarship Country: Australia

Scholarship Worth: $3000 

Scholarship Type: Undergraduate

Nationality: International Students


Scholarship Offer:

One payment totaling around $3000 in total.


Eligibility for Scholarship

  • be enrolled anywhere in Australia as a Principal Study Composition student, in a bachelor’s degree or higher program in music performance have successfully completed the first year of a bachelor’s degree program in music anywhere in Australia
  • The Adolph Spivakovsky Scholarship for Composition of Music was established to promote, support, and stimulate the art of musical composition in Australia. The scholarship provides a monetary award for the winning composer as well as a public performance of the winner’s musical composition.
  • In the year 2022, composers will be asked to create an accessible original notated work in any style (commercial, art music, etc.) for a group of five players or fewer, with the piece having a total duration of around seven minutes. This could be for one or many voices, as well as acoustic or electronic instruments. Along with this application, you will need to provide a score as well as a recording (either MIDI or acoustic).
  • The work cannot be copied in any way. A written clearance from the candidate is required prior to the submission of any work that makes use of previously published or copyrighted material, such as samples, lyrics, or other music that have been stolen from the property of other copyright holders.


Undergraduates at Leeds University in the United Kingdom can apply for a scholarship for the 2023–2024 school year. In an effort to inspire all students to continue their study, the University of Leeds is looking for exceptional students who can participate in research across the Mathematics department and are inspired to pursue higher education.



The University of Melbourne Australia 2022 Adolph Spivakovsky Scholarship for Composition of Music 2022  is open to all International Students


Application Procedure

  • Are you interested, and do you qualify? To submit an application, please visit the University of Melbourne’s webpage located at finearts-music.smartygrants.com.au.
  • Apply online by clicking on the link provided below (link is visible only during the application open phase)


Application Deadline

The application deadline for University of Melbourne Australia 2022 Adolph Spivakovsky Scholarship for Composition of Music 2022   is October 17, 2022

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