The following are links to awards, bursaries and scholarships not affiliated with Ealing Music Service (EMS).
EMS do not endorse these schemes and will be unable to help with any queries regarding applications.
Future talent was founded by the Duchess of Kent and supports gifted young musicians from low-income backgrounds.
For more information, visit their website: https://www.futuretalent.org/index.php/
The Eileen Rowe Musical Trust has been set up in memory of one of the UK’s finest and most naturally gifted piano teachers. Applications are invited from highly talented pianists up to and including the age of 21 years at the time of being granted the award, who are in need of financial assistance.
For more information, visit their website: https://eileenrowemusicaltrust.org/
Making Music presents a number of awards, bursaries and prizes to individual musicians, groups and organisations in both the voluntary and professional sector.
For more information, visit their website: https://www.makingmusic.org.uk/about-ems/awards
Our awards lie at the heart of their activities. Medals are given to distinguished musicians and composers in recognition of great musical service. Prizes, scholarships and financial support are awarded to young professionals through auditions, competitions and interviews. This includes support for concerts, further training and financial aid for study and commissions.
For more information, visit their website: https://www.wcom.org.uk/news-events/awards/
Scholarships towards school fees are awarded at Year 7 and 12 entry. Girls should be grade 4 standard or above on their main instrument to be considered for this award.
For more information, visit their website: https://www.nhehs.gdst.net/admissions/scholarshipsbursaries/
Pupils who wish to be considered for a St Benedict’s Music Scholarship should register by completing and returning the Music Scholarship application form. The Music Scholarship auditions are held in November each year. Successful candidates will have achieved a Grade 5 at 11+ and Grade 8 at 16+ or be at the equivalent standard in their main instrument.
For more information, visit their website: https://www.stbenedicts.org.uk/scholarships
Giving talent a chance: A-Y-M remove financial and access barriers that prevent young people from achieving their ambitions to excel in making music. They inspire them to succeed
For more information, visit their website: https://www.a-y-m.org.uk/
Awards for Young Musicians is a UK arts charity and believes that all musically talented young people should have the opportunity to fulfil their potential, whatever their background. Their key criteria for their grants (for young musicians aged 5-17) are musical talent and financial need.
For more information, visit their website: http://www.munstertrust.org.uk/funding-guide/junior-funding