Launchpad Mentorship Program


Launchpad Applications open

25 January – 14 March 2021



Through the remarkable support of Tim Fairfax Family Foundation, Topology is proud to offer mentorship to emerging composers in Queensland and the Northern Territory.

Launchpad is a composer scholarship program offering one-on-one creative mentorship and professional development to serve as a springboard to launch the careers of 4 emerging composers and/or songwriters each year. Successful applicants receive 12 months of mentorship, the opportunity to learn from and collaborate with Topology, plus the chance to have their music featured in a live performance with Topology.


Composers and songwriters who:

  • are 15+ years old
  • are residents of Queensland or the Northern Territory, Australia
  • can demonstrate some experience in composition and/or songwriting
  • exhibit potential for artistic excellence
  • possess a strong desire to launch a career in music within the next 5 years


  1. Fill in the application form (link below).
  2. Submit the supporting documents at the bottom of the form:
    • 3x Samples of your work (links to YouTube, SoundCloud, Vimeo or attached PDFs accepted)
    • 2x Letters of recommendation from individuals who can provide relevant comment in support of your application.
Applications Open Now