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Scholarships for prospective students

You don't need to wait until you've started your course to apply for an NTU music scholarship.

You can apply for an NTU Music Scholarship if you have received or firmly accepted an offer to join an NTU undergraduate or postgraduate degree course starting in September 2019 or January 2020.

NTU Music Scholarship

Our scholarships are not for a set duration and we may award music tuition for a number of months, a full academic year, or up to the length of your course.

Can I apply?

As well as an offer for an NTU course, you also must be at least a Grade 6 or 7 standard vocalist; or a Grade 7 or 8 instrumentalist.

Applications for our music scholarships are open all year round, but scholarships are limited so apply as soon as possible after you receive your course offer.

How do I apply?

If you live in the UK, complete our NTU Music Scholarship application form and return it by email.

Our next audition date is:

Saturday 1 February 2020, NTU Music Centre, City Campus

This date coincides with an NTU Undergraduate Open Day. If you receive your course offer after Saturday 1 February or are not available on this date, email and we'll arrange an individual audition appointment for you.

All auditions take place in the NTU Music Centre on our City Campus and last no more than 20 minutes. You will audition in front of a panel chaired by the Director of Music.

You will sing or play two contrasting pieces (a maximum of ten minutes combined) and a sight reading exercise, followed by a short interview about your music experience.

If you cannot attend an audition or live outside the UK, complete our application form and provide us with YouTube links to videos of you performing two contrasting pieces of music (a maximum of ten minutes combined) which we will use instead of an audition.

NTU Accompanist Scholarship

The accompanist scholarship lasts for one academic year. You are allowed to re-audition every year if you wish, even if you have not previously been successful. Accompanist tuition with the University's accompanist will be given.

Can I apply?

The Accompanist Scholarship will be offered to one or possibly two students every year. It is open to all pianists who are of at least a Grade 8 standard.

What's involved?

All auditions take place at the NTU Music Centre located on the City Campus. The audition takes place in front of a panel chaired by the Director of Music and will last for a maximum of 20 minutes.

You'll be asked to play a piece to demonstrate your ability, and will be given a piece of music to sight-read, accompanying either a vocalist or instrumentalist. You'll then take part in a short interview, where you'll be asked about your musical experience.

Still need help?

NTU Music
+44 (0)115 848 4570