Awards for Young Musicians

Established in 1988, Awards for Young Musicians annually distributes financial support to the UK’s most talented young musicians in the greatest financial need.

Suitable for
The purchase or hire of musical instruments and accessories
Music lessons
Weekend music schools
Music courses
Orchestra fees

Funding amount
Grants of between £200 and £2,000 are available in support of exceptionally talented young instrumentalists aged five to 17 in the UK.
Award payments are made directly to institutions, music organisations music teachers and other suppliers, not to students or their families.
Applicants must have settled status in the UK on 1 September 2010 and have ideally attained a distinction or highest pass category in their most recent examination in their primary study instrument.


The deadline for applications is 23 March 2012.

Further information