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Scholarships & Bursaries

Jan Sedivka Scholarship in Music

This scholarship was established to honour distinguished musician the late Professor Jan Sedivka whose tenure at the Tasmanian Conservatorium of Music lasted from 1966 until his death in 2009. Czech-born Jan Sedivka was one of Australia's foremost violinists and teachers. His contribution to the advancement of classical music in Tasmania, Australia and around the world was significant. This scholarship was established to support outstanding students to pursue a passion for classical string music.



Available to a student commencing or continuing postgraduate study in music (strings - violin, viola or cello) at the University of Tasmania's Conservatorium of Music in Semester 1, 2021. Selection will be based on the applicant's proficiency and playing ability in violin, viola or cello.

On-going Eligibility

To retain this award, recipients are required to achieve a minimum Pass result in all units studied each semester.




One year

Closing Date

31 October 2020


Applicants should apply online and forward a copy of the referee's report to two referees. All potential honours students should make contact with the Honours Coordinator in their discipline to discuss interests and options.

Referee's Report for Honours and Postgraduate applicants (DOC, 1114kb)
Provide an electronic copy of this report to each of your two referees (hons and postgrad applicants only).

Application status

Closed. Not awarded.