Music Doctoral Scholarships

Level of study
Doctoral research
Subject area
EU, Overseas (Non-EU), UK
Type of Award
Deadline for applying
Closed 10/01/2024 (Note: competition closed for this year)

Award Description

The College of Arts and Law is offering a number of Music scholarships of varying values to students taking our Doctoral programmes:

  • Music PhD (specialising in Composition, Musicology or Performance)

Full details of all Music programmes are available on our postgraduate study page.

Value of Award

Varying awards, including fees only scholarships.

Eligibility Criteria

These awards are open to prospective UK, EU and international students, studying campus-based Doctoral programmes in the Department of Music. Applications for funding can only be considered alongside an application to study.

Current PhD students are eligible to apply for an Midlands4Citites studentship, providing that at the start of the award they have at least 50% (excluding writing-up) of their period of study remaining.

How to Apply

Applications for all Doctoral Scholarships for the College of Arts and Law should be submitted through the Arts and Humanities Research Council funding website. Students can find more information about Arts and Humanities Research Council funding through the Midlands4Cities Doctoral Training Partnership website. All eligible Arts and Humanities Research Council funding applications and Economic and Social Research Council funding will be considered for the Music Scholarship. Please note that other schemes are available that have alternative processes and may require a separate application.

For queries specifically related to your application please email 

The deadline to submit an application is at 12pm noon on 10 January 2024.


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