Funding

Funding and grants for individuals, groups and organisations

 

Hub Scholars instrumental and vocal awards

The scheme is intended for pupils in year 11 or below who have demonstrated a high level of musical ability.

Successful applicants will receive 15 hours of specialist, individual teaching.

We expect successful applicants to:

  • provide feedback on their experiences at least once a year
  • represent the Hampshire Music Education Hub in performances during the academic year

How to apply

Closing date: 30 April 2017

Contact the Hampshire Music Service

Hub Scholars music composition awards

The scheme is intended for pupils in year 13 or below who have demonstrated a high level of musical ability.

Successful applicants will receive 15 hours of specialist, individual teaching.

How to apply

Closing date: Normally February every year

Contact the Hampshire Music Service

Music and dance performance

This grant is open to young people in Hampshire who:

  • are performing at a high standard, and
  • show that they would gain significant benefit from an award

An award is for up to £500 for a specific, practical and relevant purpose. For example to take part in a particular performance event or to attend a particular course.

We may invite applicants to attend an audition panel to:

  • show their level of attainment and to
  • discuss the benefits of the proposed programme

How to apply

We consider applications three times a year.

The deadline dates are: 1 February, 1 May, and 1 October.

Contact Hampshire Music Service

Dayas Fund

This grant scheme is open to people over 18 years of age. The fund was set up from a legacy left by former Hampshire teacher Mrs Hayton (original name Dayas).

Successful applicants receive funding for lessons to:

  • develop new musical interests
  • refresh musical skills in singing or playing an instrument
  • develop skills in areas such as composition, conducting and performance

How to apply

To find out how to apply and request an application form, contact Hampshire Music Service.

 

 

The Friends of Music in Winchester

The Friends of Music in Winchester

The Friends of Music in Winchester is a small charity which supports young people in their musical education.

They are able to award grants towards:

  • the hire or purchase of instruments
  • help with tuition fees
  • attendance at training courses
  • musical projects

How to apply

To find out how to apply and access an application form, visit The Friends of Music in Winchester website

Hampshire Foundation for Young Musicians

Hampshire Foundation for Young Musicians

The Hampshire Foundation for Young Musicians a charity setup to advance the music education of young people up to the age of 25 who reside or are educated principally in Hampshire, including Portsmouth and Southampton

Funds are available which enable young musicians to undertake studies or specific projects in connection with:

  • Composition
  • conducting
  • instrumental and vocal performance

with grants, for example, for:

  • music tuition
  • music course fees

(Areas such as music in education, music technology, musicology and participation in competitions of international standard are included)

Regrettably, funds are not available for the purchase of musical instruments, equipment or sheet music, nor for general undergraduate or postgraduate course fees. The Foundation welcomes applications for grants for music tuition, music course fees and other activities which complement music making within the community.

How to apply

To find out how to apply and access an application form, visit The Hampshire Foundation for Young Musicians website

Other possible funding routes

Hampshire Music Service has been gathering details on additional funding routes available to young musicians and vocalists. Please note that this is not an endorsement of these funding opportunities, but simply a platform on which to share some of our own research and encourage others to share, benefitting all.

The dates the details were last updated are clearly marked and please check the individual websites for application deadlines.

Details

We have gathered items in the form of an excel sheet so that you can add this easily to your own research or use as a starting point. Other Funding Routes Spreadsheet