How to Apply

Applications for the 2019/20 academic year are now OPEN

Schools of Music should discuss this funding opportunity with potential applicants and where appropriate their families and provide them with the Foundation’s Application Form and Guidance Notes for Students. (See restrictions & eligibility)

All applicants must complete the Foundation’s application form and provide a personal statement of no more than 1 side of A4 paper outlining their career ambitions/intentions and why they are seeking financial assistance from the Foundation.

These documents must be returned to their music school contact.

It is then at the discretion of the school of music to shortlist a maximum of two candidates using an equal weighting of musical ability and financial need.

Those shortlisted should be submitted to the Foundation via the online form in applying for funding.

The Head of School, Tutor (or appropriate person) should provide a letter of recommendation to accompany the student’s application.

The School of Music must submit all online applications with attached letters of recommendation on behalf of the candidates by 31st March.

Any general queries about the process should be addressed directly to the Administrator at the Foundation on 020 7869 6086 or at

Please note: all fields marked required in the online applications form must be filled out before an application can be saved

The trustees wish to recognise excellence and exceptional ability or potential and applications should demonstrate this. The application process is competitive and there is no guaranteed commitment of funding from the Foundation. 

Online applications should be submitted by the School of Music by 31st March.

The application form and guidance notes for completion by applicants can be downloaded from our website.