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Whitworth Roach Scholarship

Key details

$10,000 per annum
Length of Support
1 year
Number Offered

About this scholarship


The ANU School of Music may offers the Whitworth Roach Scholarship to encourage andsupport first year undergraduate students to undertake studies in classical musicperformance at ANU School of Music in Canberra

Funding for this award has been provided by Ms Christine Roach. The objective of the award is to encourage and support first year undergraduate students to undertake studies in classical music performance at ANU School of Music.

Since 2015, Ms Roach has generously supported students in classical music performance by funding the Whitworth Roach Classical Music Performance Competition. Christine has deepened her support of the School and its students with this additional award established in honour of her parents, Sylvia and William Whitworth, who encouraged Christine's love and appreciation of classical music


The Scholarship will be available to students who are:

  • Domestic students;
  • enrolling in or enrolled in an undergraduate classical music performance program offered by the ANU School of Music.
  • is a recent school-leaver who has completed an Australian Year 12 certificate or International Baccalaureate in Australia in the year before commencing their first year at the ANU School of Music; and
  • achieves a high score of 7 or above in the ANU School of Music performance audition as determined by the School of Music performance audition panel


  • $10,000 per annum
  • 2 on offer
  • Payments made per semester
  • Payments made for 1 year


Selection is based on students meeting the eligibility criteria.  Other factors, such asinterview at time of audition, may be taken into consideration and preference may be given to those relocating to Canberra from a regional, rural or remote area.


The scholarship provides $10,000 ($5,000 each semester) for one year.

How to apply

There is no application as students are automatically considered based on them meeting the eligibility criteria within the conditions of award.


  • Female
  • Male
Eligible Study Fields
Creative Arts