The prizes for the Lexus Song Quest reflect the competition’s commitment to the development of talented young New Zealand singers. In recognition of the dedication required from these singers to pursue their studies overseas and the costs that are involved, the Lexus Song Quest winner and runner-up receive both a cash prize and a Lexus Study Scholarship.
The winner of the Lexus Song Quest will receive an immediate cash prize of $20,000 net and a Study Scholarship of $27,000, plus economy international travel up to the value of $3,000.
The runner-up will receive an immediate cash prize of $10,000 net and a Study Scholarship of $10,000 proudly supported by the Dame Malvina Major Foundation.
There will be a $15,000 scholarship prize for the singer with exceptional potential presented by the Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation.
The other two finalists will each receive an immediate cash prize of $3,500 net.
Terms and Conditions
The Study Scholarships must be taken up within a period of two years from the date of the final concert.
The cash prize for the runner-up of the Lexus Song Quest is supported by the Dame Malvina Major Foundation.