Music Doctoral Scholarships

Level of study
Doctoral research
Subject area
EU, Overseas (Non-EU), UK
Type of Award
Deadline for applying
Closed 02/03/2020 (Note: competition closed for this year)

Award Description

The College of Arts and Law is offering a number of Music scholarships for entry in September 2020, through a combination of Bramall Music Scholarships and Music Department Scholarships. Awards vary in value, and are available 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.

Current students are also be eligible to apply, as long as they have at least 12 months (or part-time equivalent) left on their normal registration from the start of the 2020-2021 academic year (excluding thesis awaited/writing-up). 

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, starting in September 2020. The awards are also open to current students. 

Applications for funding can only be considered alongside an application to study.

How to Apply

In order to apply, you must be a current student or have completed an application to study. You will then need to complete our online application form. Your application must also be supported by two references.

For detailed advice  and to complete the online application form, please visit our College of Arts and Law scholarships how to apply page.

The deadline for applying is Monday 2 March 2020 at 4pm.

By applying, you will be automatically considered for relevant College of Arts and Law scholarships. Applicants who have already applied for AHRC funding through the Midlands4Cities consortium will automatically be considered for one of these College awards, without submitting a separate application. Only complete applications submitted before the deadline will be considered. Please note, other schemes are available that may have alternative application processes.

Further information

If you have any queries, please email Dr Ryan Latimer:

For queries specifically related to your application please email or telephone  0121 414 8442 or 0121 414 6627.

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