Scholarships and bursaries

We are very fortunate at the Conservatorium to have friends and supporters in the community who encourage young musicians with scholarships and bursaries.


2021 Scholarship applications are now open and will be offered in three areas, classical, contemporary, and jazz music students. Auditions will take place on Thursday November 26 from 5:30pm at the Coffs Conservatorium. Applications close 5pm sharp on November 20. Please click the link below for the scholarship application forms and terms and conditions.

CHRC Scholarship Application Form 2021

2021 Scholarship Terms and Conditions

Three scholarships are currently offered by the Conservatorium each year, giving recipients up to 40 x 45 minute lessons plus free ensemble tuition. 

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 Scholarship

The Conservatorium supports a scholarship for a student showing talent and commitment in their chosen field.

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!