Queen Mary Music Scholarships

About the award

Level: Masters, PhD, Undergraduate
Course: Any full-time course
Country: All
Value: £350
No. of awards: Variable
Deadline: 16th October

More information

Am I eligible?
Applications are open to all undergraduate, postgraduate and research students who have firmly accepted an unconditional offer or are currently enrolled on a programme at Queen Mary.  

What is being offered?
Awards of up to £350 are being made to help meet the cost of instrumental or vocal tuition during the academic year.  Successful candidates will either be assigned tutors by the Director of Music or can choose tutors in consultation with the Director of Music. Music Scholars will have free access to the Music Rooms at all available times and have priority booking. Music Scholars will be listed as such in all relevant printed programmes.  

What conditions are attached to the Music Scholarship?
Whilst receiving this scholarship, recipients are expected to make a major contribution to the musical life of Queen Mary.  Scholarships will generally be awarded to students whose musical interests and talents can support Queen Mary’s commitment to music making within public engagement.

At the end of the academic year, each Music Scholars’ instrumental or vocal tutor will be asked to provide a short report demonstrating the scholar’s commitment and progress.  Upon satisfactory receipt of the report, and subject to academic progression, scholarships will be extended for another year.

Music Scholars must successfully progress to the next academic year of their course, repeat years cannot be included in Music Scholarship provision.  Should a Music Scholar withdraw from their course; no further payments will be made.

In accepting a Music Scholarship, you agree to make available to Queen Mary a short profile of yourself and allow this to be used (with permission) in marketing and publicity by Queen Mary. You will be encouraged to be in promotional photographs for marketing use, if appropriate, though this will be optional.

The annual Music scholarship of up to £350 will be paid directly to the instrumental or vocal tutor at the start of each academic year.   

If you meet the eligibility criteria and would like to be considered; please complete the Music Scholarship application form or contact us for further guidance.

How do I apply?

  • Log in to your MySIS portal and go to the Scholarships and Bursaries page (click + if not visible)
  • Click on ‘Apply for Scholarship or Bursary’
  • Select ‘Music Scholarship’ from the funding type dropdown and complete the online application screens
  • Make sure you click the ‘Submit’ button on the final screen

Please ensure that your application form is submitted by the closing date of 16th October 2019 

If you require more information regarding Queen Mary University of London's music provisions then please contact the Director of Music, Paul Edlin on