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The Kent Music Bursary

Kent Music is committed to enabling children and young people access musical opportunities. The Kent Music Bursary provides financial support to 5-18 year olds, living in Kent, excluding Medway, who meet the financial criteria as detailed on our information sheet. Please read the information sheet before completing the application form and submitting to us via email or post:

If you do not qualify for financial assistance according to our criteria, but you would like to discuss support, or should you require further assistance or information, please get in touch.

Other funding opportunities

ABRSM Scholarships and Funding
http://gb.abrsm.org/en/about-abrsm/scholarships/

EMI Music Sound Foundation is an independent music education charity, established in 1997 to celebrate the centenary of EMI Records and to improve young peoples’ access to music education in the UK & Ireland.
http://www.emimusicsoundfoundation.com

Dance and Drama Awards
You could get a Dance and Drama Award (DaDA) to help with fees and living costs at one of 19 private dance and drama schools.
https://www.gov.uk/dance-drama-awards

Future Talent

Kent and Medway Young Musicians’ Trust
The Trust is able to make awards to help towards the cost of musical activities, which are organised on a countywide basis in the geographical area of Kent and Medway.
http://kamym.info/index.htm

Music and Dance Scheme
The Music and Dance Scheme provides grants and help with fees at 8 independent schools and 21 centres for advanced training.
https://www.gov.uk/music-dance-scheme

SCALE Vocal Trust
SCALE Vocal Trust is a charity who assist gifted young singers in need of financial assistance.
http://www.scalevocaltrust.org.uk

‘Take it away’ Musical Instrument Scheme
Take it away offers interest-free loans for the purchase of musical instruments.
http://www.takeitaway.org.uk/what-is-take-it-away/