Who can apply?
Please note that all applicants are required to be current members of the KSI.
Six scholarships will be awarded for the 2019 KSI International Summer Course as follows:
The Colum Ó Cléirigh Memorial Scholarship is open to the following students on the island of Ireland:
all undergraduate music students in full-time education students training to become primary school teachers PME students training as music teachers as the KSI is running the summer course in association with the School of Arts Education and Movement, DCU, three scholarships are offered to DCU students one scholarship will be offered to an undergraduate instrumental or vocal student one scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate BEd, BMusEd, BMus, BA or PME student specialising in music one scholarship will be awarded to a music student from Northern Ireland.
What will the scholarship offer?
The scholarship will cover the course tuition fees, including
chamber music. It excludes lunch, accommodation, subsistence expenses and extra costs (e.g. singing lessons).
Scholarship recipients may also be asked to help with certain tasks during the week. These tasks will not interfere class attendance.
How do I apply?
Students interested in applying for the Colum Ó Cléirigh Memorial Scholarship should send a letter of interest
explaining your interest in Kodály-based music education, your reasons for applying and describing any potential benefits that
you might gain from the course. your full name, an email address, mobile number and details of the course you are studying
Closing date: Monday 4th March 2019, 6pm
Applications to be sent to:
Criteria for selection
The successful candidate will:
be a current member of KSI demonstrate a keen interest in learning about Kodály-based
music education show an interest in further developing personal musical skills, knowledge and understanding
indicate a willingness to fully participate in all aspects of the summer course describe the potential benefits of participating in the course.
Please note that all applications will be determined anonymously by the Scholarship Review Panel. The judges' decision will be final.
No late applications will be accepted.