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Scholarships

Music

ACT & NSW

See AMEB (NSW) website for information about Awards.

 

NT & SA

Practice of Music 7th Grade Scholarship Grade Prizes for Theory and Practice of Music and Speech and Drama awarded by a Prizes Committee of the AMEB Advisory Board (SA & NT) 

  • Licentiate of Music Prize 
  • Associate of Music Prize 
  • Eva Lines Memorial Prize 
  • The Thelma Dent AMEB Scholarship
  • The George Pearce Memorial Award
  • The Jean Adelaide Madeline Dent Scholarship 
  • The David Merchant Prize 
  • Regina Rose Memorial Award

 

QLD

Certain AMEB subjects are recognised as ‘enrichment’ courses and contribute towards the attainment of a student’s Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE). For more information, please refer to the AMEB (Qld) website or contact the AMEB (Qld) State Office on (07) 3634 0933.

AMEB qualifications from Seventh Grade upwards can be used to obtain a ranking from the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC) for the purpose of applying for entry to some Queensland tertiary institutions. Application for this ranking can be made to QTAC or, for school students, forms can be obtained from the school counsellor. Contact QTAC on (07) 3858 1222 for further details.

 

TAS

AMEB Award in Seventh Grade Pianoforte $100

This Award is sponsored by the Tasmanian Music Teachers’ Association and is made to the candidate who achieves the best result in Seventh Grade Pianoforte.

Jennifer Filby Memorial Award in AMEB Fifth Grade Theory or Musicianship $100

This Award is sponsored by the Tasmanian Music Teachers’ Association and is made to the candidate who achieves the best result in AMEB Fifth Grade Theory or Musicianship.

Hobart Guitar Society Award in AMEB Guitar $75

This Award is sponsored by the Hobart Guitar Society and is made to the candidate who presents the best examination performance in Guitar.

Australian String Association (AUSTA) Trophy 

This Award is for the most outstanding candidate in Violin.

Barratts Music Award $100 Gift Voucher

This Award is for the most outstanding candidate in Northern Tasmania.

Fosters Music Award $100 Gift Voucher 

This Award is for the most outstanding candidate in North-West Tasmania.

Geoff Long Music Award $100 (4 × $25) 

This Award comprises $25 each for the most promising candidates in Preliminary–Third Grade Piano for Leisure.

MacFie Music Award $75 (3 × $25 Gift Vouchers)

This Award comprises $25 gift vouchers each for the most promising candidates in First–Third Grade Violin. 

McCann’s Music Award $100

This Award is for the most outstanding candidate in Southern Tasmania. 

Yamaha Australia (Piano Award $100)

This Award is for the most outstanding candidate in Grade 4 Piano.

 

VIC

Special Awards and Prizes

The Elizabeth Stainkamph Memorial Prize 

Leslie Barklamb Flute Award

Australian Society for Music Education (ASME) Victoria Award

Henri Touzeau Cello Award

Victorian Music Teachers’ Association Theory Award

Details are published on the AMEB Victoria website.

 

WA

The AMEB Awards in Western Australia

The AMEB Performance Awards are made under an annual awards scheme designed to encourage students to continue their studies in Music and Speech. A number of special prizes are awarded annually. Contact the State Office for details.

 

Speech & Drama

ACT & NSW

Distinction Certificates

For both practical and written examinations, from 2011 an additional Distinction Certificate is no longer issued. The grade of ‘High Distinction’ is awarded to candidates who have achieved the mark of A+ in all practical subjects and to candidates who have achieved 95% or greater in any grade of Speech and Performance Theory. Refer to the NSW Teachers’ Handbook for more information.

AMEB Shields

There are nine shields awarded annually in recognition of excellence in teaching including Piano, Instrumental, Speech and Drama and Written examinations.

1. Schools Category

A perpetual shield is awarded and can be retained by the winning school for the succeeding year. In addition, an individual shield will be awarded for retention by the school.

2. Private Teachers Category

For Speech subjects the following two shields are awarded:

• Preliminary to Fifth Grade.

• Sixth Grade to Licentiate.

 

NT & SA

Prizes for Theory and Practice of Music and Speech and Drama $1500

Candidates achieving the highest gradings in speech subjects will be awarded special prizes as decided by the Advisory Board.

 

QLD

The Speech and Drama Teachers’ Association of Queensland Awards

The Speech and Drama Teachers’ Association of Queensland encourages students to continue their studies by making available special awards for outstanding performance.

 

TAS

Contact the Tasmania AMEB State Office.

 

VIC

Margaret Leonard Speech and Drama Award

Details are published on the AMEB Victoria website.

 

WA

The AMEB Awards in Western Australia

A number of special prizes are awarded annually.

Contact the State Office for details.