James Morrison Jazz Scholarship

The “James Morrison Jazz Scholarship” is open to solo instrumentalists to further the jazz career of the successful entrant. The winner will receive $10,000 to assist in the development of their career. This award is sponsored by the Evan’s family in recognition of Ron Evans love of jazz and desire to encourage talent.

To apply fill out the application form below and submit a recording via Dropbox (details below)

Six finalists will be selected and must be available to attend final adjudication in Mount Gambier during the Generations in Jazz weekend 5-7 May 2017.  Applicants residing in Australia will be flown from their closest capital city to Mount Gambier and return. International applicants will be responsible for their arrival and departure from Australia, domestic flights will be provided.

Closing dates

Scholarship Applications have now closed for 2017

Application requirements

Applicants must be not older than 19 years as at 1st January 2017.

An online folder (Dropbox, Hightail etc) of applicant’s performance of (maximum five minutes each piece):

  • 12 bar blues (mp3)
  • Ballad of own choice (drummers, own choice – In a Latin feel) (mp3)
  • A recent passport photograph (jpeg)

Click Here to Apply for the James Morrison Jazz Scholarship