Sponsored by Estate of Ronald Clifford Davis.


Cash prize/s up to a total of approximately $7,500.

Date of competition


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Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Awarded to a Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University male violin student presently undertaking violin studies at the Conservatorium, or a male violin student who has graduated from the Conservatorium, and is able to provide evidence that they are financially disadvantaged.

Application form

  • Competitors are required to perform three pieces lasting no more than 15 minutes in total. The selection panel will choose what piece(s) it wishes to hear of those submitted.
  • All applicants must attach to their entry forms a detailed letter (not less than 500 words) indicating their:    
    • financial circumstances
    • need for the scholarship
    • their future and postgraduate study plans at an institution in Australia or overseas or with a private tutor overseas.
  • The Director may award a prize to an eligible student on the recommendation of the panel without an audition.
  • The competition will be judged by a panel of three judges, such judges being appointed by the Director (or their nominee).