Guidance for Referees


Part of the application for the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship requires the applicant to nominate a referee to provide an endorsement of the student’s particular talent, be that in Drama, Music or Sport. The University will use these endorsements as part of the selection process to help selectors pick the very best candidates in each of the three categories. 

General guidance for all referees

Sample Letter for referees

A sample letter is available which referees can use as a guide when creating the reference: VC Referee Sample Letter (PDF, 57kB)

Music and Drama

Referees for applicants with an interest in Music or Drama should consider commenting on the following:


Referees for applicants wishing to apply for the Sport category should consider commenting on the following: