Scholarships & Prizes

SCHOLARSHIPS & PRIZES
Face the Music is pleased to announce its scholarship program for 2017. Opportunities are currently available for Victorians to attend the annual Face The Music summit across the following categories:

10 scholarships available
The Music Under Wings Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship will be awarded to ten (10) individuals of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island descent. Applications may be made by not only artists but also industry practitioners working in a variety of fields in creative industries. There are no age restrictions for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship, however applicants must reside in Victoria. Successful applicants will receive one full summit pass to Face The Music as well as financial support for travel to and from the summit (if required) to the value of a VLine/Myki pass. Successful applicants will be encouraged to apply for further workshop and special meeting opportunities.

10 scholarships available
The Music Under Wings Regional Participation Scholarship will be awarded to ten (10) individuals who reside in regional Victoria. Applications may be made by not only artists but also industry practitioners working in a variety of fields in creative industries. There are no age restrictions for the Regional Participation Scholarship, however applicants must reside in rural or regional Victoria. Successful applicants will receive one full summit pass to Face The Music as well as financial support for travel to and from the summit (if required) to the value of a VLine/Myki pass.

25 scholarships available
The FReeZA Scholarship will be awarded to twenty-five (25) young people who have participated in the state-wide FReeZA program. Applications are open to people who have had an active involvement in FReeZA and have demonstrated their commitment towards pathways into employment in the music and entertainment industries. Applicants may be musicians performing at FReeZA events, young people on FReeZA committees, or involved in other ways in their local community. Applicants must be under the age of 25. Successful applicants will receive one full summit pass to Face The Music as well as financial support for travel to and from the summit (if required) to the value of a VLine/Myki pass. FReeZA Scholarship recipients will also be provided with a one on one ‘Plan Your Career’ meeting with an industry professional.

The 2017 Face The Music scholarship program is brought to you by Music Under Wings and FReeZA – Victorian Government initiatives.