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


AMPD Pan Faculty Awards & Department Awards are now closed.

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


AMPD Pan Faculty Awards & Department Awards are now closed.

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


AMPD Pan Faculty Awards & Department Awards are now closed.

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


AMPD Pan Faculty Awards & Department Awards are now closed.

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


AMPD Pan Faculty Awards & Department Awards are now closed.

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:


AMPD Pan Faculty Awards & Department Awards are now closed.

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


AMPD Pan Faculty Awards & Department Awards are now closed.

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


AMPD Pan Faculty Awards & Department Awards are now closed.

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


AMPD Pan Faculty Awards & Department Awards are now closed.

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


AMPD Pan Faculty Awards & Department Awards are now closed.