Fund Details
Malcolm Tait Music Education Scholarship
Award Amount


The scholarship supports postgraduate students researching a topic related to music education in Te Kura Puoro | School of Music at Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury.

Value/Benefits: Financial assistance at a value of $1,300 

Level of Study:

Closing Date: 
11:59 pm (NZT) 15 November (Applications open approximately 8 weeks before this date.)

Tenure: One year

Number available annually: One

Applicable enrolment during tenure: Postgraduate studies in Te Kura Puoro | School of Music that involve research on a topic related to music education.  

Citizenship/residency requirements: None

For more information, please read the regulations for this award: click here.

Additional Information:

This scholarship was instituted in 2010 with funds donated by Dr Malcolm Tait. Dr Tait, an alumnus and Adjunct Professor of Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury, had a distinguished career in music education. He served on the Music faculties of the University of Hawaii and Case Western Reserve University, and as Dean of the schools of Music at West Chester University and East Carolina University. His last position was as Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs at Georgia Southwestern State University.

Contact Information:

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Search Filters:

  • Arts
    Level of Study
    • Postgraduate
      Subject of Study
      • Music
        Equity Awards
        • Part-time study
          Domestic/International Students
          • Both domestic and international
            Application Closing Month
            • November
              Award Type
              • Any
              • Scholarship
                Begin Accepting Applications Date:
                20 Sep 2023
                Deadline Date (NZT Time Zone):
                15 Nov 2023 11:59 PM