Trevor Frost Award for Music or Performing Arts

In 2017, Beyond Blindness established a new Annual Award to assist a young South Australian with a vision impairment to further develop their skills in music or the performing arts.

The $2000 award has been named in honour of the late Trevor Frost. Trevor used his own personal experience with vision loss and his passion to help others. He assisted many newly vision impaired South Australians with support and advice through his wonderful work at the Low Vision Centre and this is recognised in the naming of this award after him.

The Purpose

The purpose of the award it to recognise the potential of a current vision impaired student in the field of music or performing arts and assist them to further achieve their potential through the provision of a grant of $2000 to be used for additional tutoring or the purchase of a musical instrument or equipment.   

Eligibility

  • Must be an Australian citizen currently studying at a South Australian primary or secondary school

  • Must have with a vision impairment

  • Can demonstrate outstanding musical or performing arts skills

  • Can demonstrate how they can use the Trevor Frost Award to help achieve their potential

Selection process

  •  Application must have the support and nomination from the student’s teacher

  •  Must have a signature of and support of the student’s parent or guardian to ensure that the Award will be used for its intended purpose

  • A selection committee comprising of nominees from Beyond Blindness’s Board of Management and representatives from SASVI will select the winning entry

  • The successful entry will be announced and presented at the Annual SASVI awards night and the student may be asked to speak or perform at the following year’s  annual presentation night to help promote their experience and the Award.

  • The award recipient may be requested to participate in some marketing for Beyond Blindness e.g. story/photo on website and newsletter, radio interview etc.

 The application can be downloaded here: BB-Trevor-Frost-Award-Application.   

Applications should  be returned to info@beyondblindness.org.au  by 18th November 2022.

For any further enquiries, please call  Deidre Gavros  on 81663330