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Scholarships and Awards

Various awards are offered to students studying Music and Performing Arts as well as other subjects across the University. If you would like to apply for a Bursary or Instrumental/Vocal Scholarship, please download and complete this form.

Bursary Awards

Who?

Bursaries are available to students within the School of Creative Arts and Industries.

What

These awards help students sustain and develop their creative practice and may support, for example, the purchase of software or sheet music; fees for specialist instruction; travel expenses.

How much?

Bursary Awards are worth up to £300.

When?

The Scholarship Committee considers Bursary Awards applications at the start of each semester. Applications for the first round close at 9.00am on Monday 5 October 2020. Applications for the second round close at 9.00am on Monday 22 January 2021.

Instrumental/Vocal Scholarships

Who?

Scholarships are open to all students at Christ Church.

What?

Scholarships help students sustain and develop their instrumental and/or vocal talents. Scholars will be expected to perform in at least one university ensemble.

How much?

They are worth £300, which pays for 10 hours of teaching with one of our specialist instrumental or vocal teachers.

When?

Applications close at 9.00am on Monday 5 October 2020; auditions will be held on Wednesday 7 October, between 2.00 and 7.00pm. Online alternatives will be offered if necessary.

Chapel Choir Choral, Organ and Conducting Scholarships

Who?

These Scholarships are open to all students at Christ Church. There are 12 Choral Scholarships: four of each voice part (Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass), one Organ Scholarship, and one Conducting Scholarship.

What?

They are aimed at those who wish to contribute to the University Chapel’s music. The Choir sings an Evensong every Thursday in term time at 5.30pm, and several other services including the Candlemas service in the Cathedral.

How much?

Choral Scholarships are worth £800 per annum; the Organ and Conducting Scholarships are worth £1,000 per annum.

When?

Applications close at 9.00am on Monday 5 October 2020; auditions will be held on Wednesday 7 October, between 2.00 and 7.00pm. Online alternatives will be offered if necessary. For more details and an application form please visit the Choral Scholarship web page.

Canterbury Rotary Club Bursaries

Who?

Bursaries may be awarded to talented performers on any Christ Church course. In most years up to three of these prestigious bursaries are available.

What?

A condition of holding a Canterbury Rotary Club Instrumental Bursary is that you are an active member of at least one of the University’s ensembles.

How much?

Bursaries are worth £500. These bursaries are funded by the generous support of local Rotarians

When?

Applications close at 9.00am on Monday 5 October 2020; auditions will be held on Wednesday 7 October, between 2.00 and 7.00pm. Online alternatives will be offered if necessary.

 

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