Albert H Maggs Composition Award
- Presented by: University of Melbourne
- Awarded: Annually since 1967
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In 1966 Albert H. Maggs, a bookmaker from Toorak, presented to the University of Melbourne the sum of $10,000 for the purpose of founding an award to be known as "The Albert H. Maggs Composition Award" with the expressed with that this award should encourage and assist composers of classical music who might otherwise abandon their efforts for want of means.
The selection committee consisting of composers makes its decision based on applications and a score & recording of a composition written in the last three years. The award funds a new, commissioned work by the selected composer.