Howard Sleath in 1974
The Howard and Gladys Sleath Scholarship is awarded to the Bachelor of Music (Honours) applicant showing greatest merit in an audition on an orchestral stringed instrument played with a bow.
Established in 1998 by a bequest by Howard Sleath of 50% of his estate to The University of Queensland. Mr Howard Sleath was well-known to instrumentalists throughout Australia for the excellence of his craftsmanship and skill as a maker of stringed instruments.
Mr Sleath gave the State of Queensland a string quartet of instruments to be kept under the supervision of the Head of the School of Music. The instruments were first demonstrated by the Mayne String Quartet at a concert to inaugurate the Howard Sleath Quartet of Instruments in 1974.
An applicant is eligible for the scholarship, if the applicant:
auditions on an orchestral stringed instrument played with a bow for the Bachelor of Music (Honours) program to the Head, by the closing date for applications; and
will be enrolled full-time in the first year of the program.
Before you get started
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How to apply
This scholarship is awarded to applicants for the Bachelor of Music (Honours) on the basis of their audition results. They do not require a separate application.
The scholarship is awarded to the applicant showing greatest merit as demonstrated by audition.
Terms and conditions
The scholarship is tenable for one year and paid in two instalments.
The first payment will be made after the census date in Semester 1 subject to the recipient being enrolled full-time in the program.
The second payment will be made after the census date in Semester 2 subject to the recipient:
Continuing to be enrolled full-time in the program; and
Obtaining a GPA of at least 5 in Semester 1.
If the recipient fails to satisfy the above rules, the recipient must show cause to the Head why the scholarship should not be cancelled.
In these rules:
Program means the Bachelor of Music (Honours) program or a dual program that includes the Bachelor of Music (Honours)
Scholarship means the Howard and Gladys Sleath Scholarship
Head means the Head of School, School of Music.
APPLICATION LINK: https://scholarships.uq.edu.au/scholarship/howard-and-gladys-sleath-scholarships#qt-scholarship_tabs-foundation-tabs-4