The Countess of Munster Musical Trust

Level of study
Postgraduate taught masters
Subject area
Music
Nationality
EU, UK
Type of Award
Charity/Trust
Deadline for applying
Closed 10/02/2019 (Note: competition closed for this year)

Award Description

The Countess of Munster Musical Trust was established in 1958 by Lady Munster to help young musicians achieve their full potential towards securing careers as performers. The trustees offer an award open to instrumentalists and singers (who are looking to undertake performance based postgraduate study) as well as to composers wishing to undertake postgraduate study. 

Please note: the Trust no longer offers support to conductors wishing to undertake postgraduate study.

Value of Award

Dependant on musical ability.

Eligibility Criteria

The current policy of the Trust is to consider candidates (instrumentalists, singers & composers) for study awards who satisfy the following residency criteria:

  • The applicant has either been resident in the UK for over ten years since birth or alternatively has successfully completed (by the end of the current academic year) at least three academic years of full-time study in a UK higher education institution (University / Music Conservatoire); and
  • the applicant can prove that, based on the laws and regulations in force at the closing date for applications  and his/her personal circumstances, he/she automatically has permission to continue to reside and work in the UK following completion of higher education.

Commonwealth Candidates:  Reflecting the Trust’s long record of supporting outstanding candidates from the Commonwealth, an exception will be made to the above criteria in the case of applicants who are long-term residents of Commonwealth countries. These candidates’ applications should be for study in the UK only.

Applicants currently studying in the UK on a Tier 4 student visa, you are not eligible to apply.

How to Apply

The application form is avilable form the Countess of Munster Musical Trust webiste.   

Please contact the Trust Secretary by calling  +44 (0)1428 685427 or by sending an email to admin@munstertrust.org.uk if you encounter any difficulties submitting online. 

Website
http://www.munstertrust.org.uk/