JASS MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP

ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED

The JASS Music Scholarship is a specialised merit-based scholarship in a Bachelor's/Master's degree in Jazz Studies. It is designed to nurture talented young musicians with a passion for jazz music, promote excellence in jazz performance and composition as an art form and develop leaders in the jazz arts landscape. 

 

JASS aims to award up to 2 scholarships in Jazz Studies (Performance or Composition/Arrangement) annually. The International Scholarship is up to S$30,000 per academic year and the Local Scholarship is up to $10,000 per academic year.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Applicants must be Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents. 

  • Applicants must possess GCE "A" Level, Diploma (Polytechnic or Music Diploma, Licentiate or Fellowship Diploma), International Baccalaureate or equivalent, or have gained admission/ are eligible for admission into first-year full-time undergraduate/ postgraduate studies for the AY2020/ AY2021 intake. 

  • The scholarships are also open to undergraduates/ postgraduates currently enrolled in a Bachelor's/ Master's degree programme in Jazz Studies (Performance or Composition/Arrangement). 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

  • Undergraduates or prospective undergraduates with good academic and CCA records. 

  • Outstanding track record or relevant experience in music studies with participation and/ or achievements in external activities. 

 

  • High level of maturity, exceptional personal vision, drive and leadership qualities. 

  • For male Singapore citizens or PRs, applicants must have completed National  Service. 

  • Applicants must be proficient jazz musicians with a working knowledge of music theory, a competent ability on their chosen instrument, and a good level of jazz improvisation.

VALUE

INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP:

UP TO S$30,000 FOR EACH ACADEMIC YEAR

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP:

UP TO S$10,000 FOR EACH ACADEMIC YEAR

SERVICE COMMITMENT

  • Recipients of the JASS Scholarship need to fulfil a service commitment of a specific duration in the jazz music sector upon graduation. 

  • Recipients can fulfil their service commitment by conducting 2 full-day workshops within a year, to be completed within 2 years upon graduation. Alternatives to the 2 full-day workshops are possible with mutual agreement between JASS and the scholarship recipients.

 

  • Recipients will need to confirm their service commitment plans with JASS 6 months before graduation. 

CONDITIONS

  • The scholarships do not cover miscellaneous fees and student insurance. 

     

  • Disbursement of scholarship funds will be divided into equal amounts for each semester and credited into the recipient’s account. The recipient is liable for any remaining fees payable. 

     

  • Scholarship funds must be used for the period for which they were awarded, and no amount of the scholarship may be carried forward. Successful applicants must pursue the course faithfully and sit for all prescribed assessments/ examinations. 

     

  • The recipient must maintain a strong academic performance for each level of study in order to be considered for subsequent years of scholarship, subject to a maximum of 3 years or the minimum duration required to complete the course, whichever is shorter.

     

  • JASS reserves the right to review, withdraw, or suspend at any time any scholarship in full or partially, if any of the conditions are not met. JASS’ decision on any award and its value is final. JASS will not enter into any correspondence on the reasons for the decision. 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Jazz Association (Singapore) (JASS)

A Charity Registered in Singapore (UEN 201626167G)

IPC Status Effective Period: 23 Nov 2018 - 22 May 2021

Office Address: 180 Paya Lebar Road #11-04E

Yi Guang Building, Singapore 409032

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