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   Sir Charles and Lady Court Travel Scholarship * [F32713]

Sir Charles and Lady Court Travel Scholarship * [F32713]

An asterisk (*) indicates that this scholarship is governed by conditions.

See also Sir Charles and Lady Court Music Fund [F7993]

The late Sir Charles Court, KMCG, OBE, MLA Hon.LLD(WA), then Premier of Western Australia, and Lady Court donated a sum of money to establish the Sir Charles and Lady Court Music Fund to provide funds for the development of music.

As set out in the regulations governing the Sir Charles and Lady Court Fund, part of the income from the fund is to be used to provide—

“1.(a) awards for graduates holding the degree of Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Music Education (pass or honours) or Bachelor of Arts with a major in Music (pass or honours) of The University of Western Australia, to assist them to obtain more advanced musical experience outside Western Australia, such students to be called Sir Charles and Lady Court Music Scholars of The University of Western Australia.”

The awards, to be known as travel scholarships, are administered in accordance with the following conditions.

Title
1.
The scholarship is called the Sir Charles and Lady Court Travel Scholarship.

Purpose
2.
The purpose of the scholarship is to assist graduates of no more than two years standing to obtain more advanced musical experience through travel outside Western Australia.

Number and value
3.
The number and value of scholarships offered annually is determined by the School of Music, having regard to the annual income of the fund after capitalisation in accordance with Senate policy.

Eligibility requirements
4.
To be eligible for consideration for a scholarship a graduate must—

(a) be a citizen or permanent resident of Australia;

(b) be a graduate of no more than two years standing; and

(c) hold the degree of Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Music Education (pass or honours) or Bachelor of Arts with a major in Music (pass or honours).

Body responsible for selection
5.
The selection committee for the scholarship comprises:

(a) the Head of the School of Music (as Chair); and

(b) a panel of three relevant staff members of the School of Music nominated by the Head of the School from among staff specialising in music performance.

Selection criteria
6.
The scholarship is awarded to the student who best demonstrates academic achievement as evidenced by their academic record.

Awarding body
7.
The scholarship is awarded by the Faculty of Arts, on the recommendation of the selection committee.

Method of payment
8.
The scholarship is paid in a single payment on or before the commencement of the recipient's travel outside Western Australia.

Application procedure
9.
Application forms can be downloaded from the School of Music or Scholarships Office websites and must be submitted to the School of Music by the advertised closing date.

Administering body
10.
The scholarship is administered by the School of Music.

Reporting requirements
11.
Each scholarship recipient must—

(a) submit a written report on their use of the scholarship funds to the selection committee within three months of completion of travel/study funded by the scholarships; and

(b) make a presentation or conduct a performance on their return to Western Australia within three years of completing the scholarship.

Publications
12.
Any thesis, dissertation, composition, performance or other publication resulting from research undertaken by the recipient while in receipt of the Sir Charles and Lady Court Travel Scholarships must acknowledge the support of the scholarship and carry the University by-line.

Intellectual property
13.
Intellectual Property is governed by the University’s Intellectual Property Policy available on the University’s website http://www.universitypolicies.uwa.edu.au/page/117132.

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