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This scholarship was established by Mr Sven Stenbäck in memory of his wife Maida Stenbäck née Saunders, a New Zealander who loved and had some talent in the performance of classical music. Funding for the scholarship is made available through the Kiwi Music Scholarship Trust.
The scholarship is to assist outstanding New Zealand musical performers or conductors who have completed, or are completing an honours or masters degree in musical performance in New Zealand to continue their musical development either overseas or in New Zealand. The scholarship will be awarded for classical instrumental performance (including vocal performance) or conducting.
Applicants will be New Zealand citizens who are normally resident in New Zealand.
Applicants will have completed the requirements for an honours or masters degree in musical performance (including vocal performance) or conducting at a New Zealand university, or an equivalent musical qualification.
Varies. The funds available each year will be in the range of $50,000-60,000.