Funding and Scholarships at ICMuS

Poster for first perfomance of Leos Janacek's opera Jenufa (1904)The International Centre for Music Studies has a range of scholarships, studentships and prizes available to undergraduate and postgraduate students. On this page, you will find information about the following funding opportunities:

  • Undergraduate Performance Scholarships
  • Other opportunities
  • Undergraduate Performance Scholarships

    For September 2017 entry, the International Centre for Music Studies is offering six Undergraduate Performance Scholarships for exceptional orchestral instrumentalists.If you receive an offer from us you may be eligible to audition for one of these places.

    Scholarships are tenable for three years in Newcastle. Benefits include:

    • £500 pounds per annum for use on extra lessons, travel, summer schools and similar professional development
    • A professional mentor from the Royal Northern Sinfonia Orchestra.
    • Opportunities to observe international classical artists in rehearsal at the SAGE Gateshead
    • Professionally produced recordings to showcase your playing for portfolio and Curriculum Vitae
    • Performance Scholars will be featured in the Whittacker Festival starting in December 2017

    Please contact Dr. Bennett Hogg for further details.

    Other Opportunities

    There are other funding opportunities available to both UK and non-UK citizens. In the first instance, try using the university's funding pages to help you:

    Other undergraduate information and funding opportunities:

    • you should also check out the DirectGov pages on finance by clicking here (for students from England)


    • try here is you are from Northern Ireland
    • try here if you are from Scotland
    • try here if you are from Wales
    • try here if you are from an EU county other than the UK
    • Ii you are not an EU or UK citizen, click here to find out about Newcastle University's scholarships for undergraduates

    Other postgraduate information and funding opportunities:

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