Minnie Smorgon Performing Arts Scholarship

The Minnie Smorgon Performing Arts Scholarship is awarded to advanced or promising musicians entering Year 7 or Year 10 in 2020.

This scholarship is available to both current students and external students wishing to enter Bialik College.

Criteria for application;

• Minimum requirement AMEB 4 or equivalent

• Applications are invited from students entering Year 7 or Year 10 in 2020 who have shown strong musical ability and commitment to all aspects of school music through primary and/or middle school

• This half academic tuition scholarship is valid for three years (Years 7-9 or Years 10-12). The Year 7 recipient must select Music as an elective for Years 7-9 inclusive. The Year 10 recipient must include Music as a VCE subject through to Units 3 and 4. All recipients must also participate in other musical areas such as ensembles, soirees, school musicals, etc.

See the Conditions & Requirements document for full details.

To apply for this Scholarship, students are required to perform two contrasting pieces at audition. They must arrange their own accompanist for the audition. Technical work and sight reading may also be required.

As well as outstanding musical achievement, applicants should also be eager to participate in the wide range of opportunities available at the College and respect the Mission, Vision and Values that govern the College.


Auditions will be held on the week commencing Monday 28 October.


Applications open Monday 3 December 2018 and close at 5pm on Monday 4 February 2019.

Late applications will not be accepted.