Oscar Peterson Scholarships

Nomination by Department or may apply through SFP Application Process.


Award Value: $700.00
Number of awards to be issued: 4
Award Type: Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Outstanding music majors enrolled in FA/MUSI 3051.6.0 (Jazz Workshop III)
– Maintained  minimum B+ (7.0) average in jazz program with a minimum C+ (5.0) overall cumulative average


Oscar Peterson Bursaries

Must apply. Submission of Student Financial Profile is required for this bursary.


Award Value: $500.00
Number of awards to be issued: 3
Award Type: Bursary
Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must demonstrate financial need

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Open to Music students who are pursuing, or intend to pursue, jazz studies
– Preference will be given to students enrolled full-time
– Must demonstrate financial need


Ella Fitzgerald Award for Jazz Performance

Must apply. Submission of Student Financial Profile is required for this bursary.


Award Value: $2000.00
Number of awards to be issued: 1
Award Type: Award
Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
  • Must be a resident of Ontario
  • 3rd year
  • 4th year

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Open to 3rd- or 4th- year music student concentrating in jazz studies
– Must demonstrate artistic excellence
– Must demonstrate financial need
– OSOTF: Residency information required Canadian citizens or permanent residents, and Ontario residents as per OSAP criteria


Olive Lower Prize in Jazz Piano

No application required. Nomination by Department only. The recipient will be chosen by a panel of jazz faculty members.


Award Value: $600.00
Number of awards to be issued: 1
Award Type: Award
Eligibility Criteria:

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Awarded to an outstanding jazz pianist


Marion Lower Prizes in Composition

Must apply


Award Value: $500.00
Number of awards to be issued: 1
Award Type: Award
Eligibility Criteria:

  • 1st year
  • 2nd year
  • 3rd year
  • 4th year

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Open to a Music student in any year of study
– Two awards are given: One for classical contemporary composition; the other for jazz composition


The Karabekos Award

  • Awarded to students undertaking ethnomusicological field research in non-North American based musics
  • showing prowess in composition incorporating elements outside the Western Art Music tradition, or demonstrating unusual performance ability in a variety of musical styles, including the non-Western
  • Academic standing is a prime consideration

 


Award Value: $650.00
Number of awards to be issued: 1
Award Type: Award
Eligibility Criteria:

Additional Eligibility Criteria:


Edward B Harvey Award

Must apply. Submission of Student Financial Profile is required for this bursary.


Award Value: $3000.00
Number of awards to be issued: 2
Award Type: Award
Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
  • Must be a resident of Ontario
  • 2nd year
  • 3rd year
  • 4th year

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Open to 2nd year or higher Music student
– Must have achieved academic/artistic excellence with a B+ or higher in Music courses to date
– Preference is given to students concentrating in Jazz studies
– Must demonstrate financial need
– OSOTF: Residency information required
– Canadian citizen or permanent resident or protected person, and Ontario resident as per OSAP


Dr. Peter Zaparinuk Memorial Scholarship

No application is required. Nomination by Department of Music faculty only


Award Value: $3000.00
Number of awards to be issued: 1
Award Type: Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria:

  • Undergraduate Student
  • 3rd year
  • 4th year

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– 3rd or 4th year Music majors will automatically be considered
– Awarded for outstanding achievement in contemporary composition


Douglas Menzie Phillips Jazz Scholarship

No application is required. Nomination by Department of Music jazz faculty only


Award Value: $2000.00
Number of awards to be issued: 2
Award Type: Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria:

  • Undergraduate Student
  • 2nd year
  • 3rd year

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Open to 2nd- and 3rd-year Music majors enrolled in jazz workshops
– Outstanding achievement in instrumental jazz performance


Alan Lessem Memorial Award

Nomination by Department or may apply.


Award Value: $600.00
Number of awards to be issued: 3
Award Type: Award
Eligibility Criteria:

  • Undergraduate Student
  • 4th year

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Awarded to a graduating Music student
– Given in recognition of an outstanding piece of scholarly written work in an upper level course in Music