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Regional Music Award

The Newsboys Foundation Regional Music Award is a music specialist prize for applicants who live in, and attend a Victorian Government school in, rural or regional Victoria.

This prize is designed to enable a student to benefit from musical tuition and other opportunities that otherwise may be not open to them. It includes: travel and one week’s accommodation for the student and a parent/guardian in Melbourne; industry music lessons; mentoring sessions; a daily per diem; and complimentary tickets to concerts at Melbourne Recital Centre throughout the week.


Applications for the 2022 Newsboys Foundation Regional Music Award are now open, and will close on Friday 17 September 2021 at midnight. Before applying, please read the Award Guidelines on this page.


The Newsboys Regional Music Award is supported by the Newsboys Foundation and the Melbourne Recital Centre.