Available to:
An undergraduate or postgraduate student seeking entry to St John’s College with an offer of a place at The University of Queensland or the Queensland Conservatorium of Music

Level of study:
Undergraduate or Postgraduate

Year of study:
N/A

Citizenship:
N/A

This award was established in honour of James (Jim) Warner who was a student at the College (1956-61). He was the Chaplain of the College (1968-71) and Acting Warden in 1971. He was subsequently an active member of the College Council.
The award has been known as the James Warner Organ Scholarship (1999-2012) and was also awarded as the James Warner Scholarship for Musical Performance (2012-2013).

Award Value:
$3,500 over 1 year ($1,750/semester)

Duration:
1 year

APPLICATIONS OPEN:
1st September (for awards to be held the following year)

APPLICATIONS CLOSE:
Continuing/Returning Students: 4.00pm, Friday 23rd November 2018
New/Fresher Students: 4.00pm, Friday 18th January 2019
Note: Students seeking entry to St John’s College are advised to submit their scholarship application at the same time as they apply for residence at the College as some awards may be offered early on a conditional basis.

Eligibility
  • A recipient must be a full-time student, or have been offered a place, at The University of Queensland or the Queensland Conservatorium of Music
  • A recipient must demonstrate outstanding musical ability with preference to be given to student seeking or receiving organ tuition
  • A recipient must be in residence at St John’s College for the academic year in which the award is received
  • A recipient must remain a full time student for the year in which the scholarship is made
  • Where appropriate, a recipient will be expected to perform at College Chapel services and at other functions during the year
  • Where a recipient is not an organ scholar, s/he will be expected to contribute to other College cultural performances
  • A recipient must make satisfactory progress towards the completion of her/his degree program
  • A recipient must contribute the balance of the College fees
About The Awards
  • This award is offered annually
  • It is to be awarded to an undergraduate or postgraduate student seeking entry to St John’s College
  • A recipient must demonstrate outstanding musical ability with preference to be given to student seeking or receiving organ tuition
  • The amount of the award is currently $3,500
  • It is offered as remission of College fees over two semesters of one academic year; it does not include the cost of music tuition
  • The award is for a period of one academic year only but may be extended if a recipient commits to remaining in College for a further year and s/he continues to meet the other eligibility criteria
How To Apply
Applicants for the scholarship must apply to the Warden of St John’s College by the closing date using the St John’s College Award Application Form.
For More Information
Contact St John’s College Admissions Officer at admissions@stjohns.uq.edu.au.