Music Scholarships

    The scholarship is intended to encourage excellence and development in extra-curricular music performance, and includes instrumental/vocal tuition with experienced teachers. Around fifteen scholarships are awarded to new applicants each year.

    In return, recipients are expected to make a major contribution to the extra-curricular musical life of the University. Scholarships will normally be allocated only to those students whose musical interests and talents can be supported within the University community.


    Scholarships/Awards will normally be allocated only to those whose musical/vocal interests and talents can be supported within the University community.

    The number of years of instrumental and/or vocal study and experience as well an applicant’s potential will be taken into account.

    Scholarship/Award recipients must be prepared to represent the University and to contribute to the cultural life of the University by participating in selected activities and events as designated by the Director of Music. Candidates must also be willing to act as ambassadors for the University and to agree to be featured in University publications and press releases.

    The University of Kent reserves the right to withdraw the Scholarship/Award if the formal criteria are not met. In particular, if for any reason the holder ceases to be a registered student at the University, it will be suspended immediately.


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    Music Performance Scholarships usually worth between £1,000 - £2,000 are awarded each year to talented instrumentalists and singers studying for any degree at the University of Kent.

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