Funding: Awards for Young Musicians

Applications are currently being accepted for the Awards for Young Musicians scheme.
Grants of between £200 and £2,000 are available to give talented 5-17 year olds the opportunity to experience high-quality music tuition or contribute towards their musical life. The grants are especially focused on young musicians who struggle with the cost of music education. This can include:
• Lessons
• Buying an instrument
• Travel and specialist courses
• Weekend music schools
• Orchestra fees; etc.
Applicants will need to show:
• Evidence of financial need
• Have ideally achieved a distinction in their last music exam or, if they haven’t taken exams, show evidence of this level of ability
• Be recommended by their music teacher.
The next deadline for applications is the 21st March 2014.
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