Scholarships and bursaries

We are very lucky at the Conservatorium to have friends in the community who support young musicians with scholarships and bursaries.


2019 Scholarship applications are now open. Application form and information below.

2019 Scholarship information

2019 Scholarship application form

Three scholarships are currently offered by the Conservatorium each year, giving recipients 40 x 45 minute lessons plus free multiple performance opportunities:

The Bill Wood Annual Scholarship

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Coffs Harbour City. Each year, students who consistently demonstrate musical talent and dedication are selected to receive this scholarship, presented in memory of our past Board President Bill Wood who dedicated himself to our Conservatorium and the community through his Rotary works.

The Tom and Therese Murray-Prior Scholarship

Tom and Therese have given this generous donation to support students who demonstrate instrumental talent, musical ability and dedication in the field of Classical music.

The Conservatorium Contemporary Music Scholarship

The Conservatorium supports a scholarship for a student showing talent in the field of Contemporary music.

If you would like to offer a scholarship or become a sponsor, please call us on 02 6652 1592.


The Conservatorium also supports students through fee relief.


Please call us on 02 6652 1592 or register your interest and we’ll get in touch with you!