Scholarships Merit-based
University of Leicester

Alumni Music Scholarship

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500 GBP
United Kingdom
15 Oct 2024
Application deadline


For over a century, University of Leicester has always strived to change the world by supporting the best and brightest. They believe that no-one should be denied the opportunity of a University of Leicester education because of their circumstances. They also believe that talent and hard work should be rewarded and offer a range of university scholarships to help you achieve your dreams.


Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award



£500 for lessons

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction


This scholarship is open to Citizens of Change from any country, on the first year of any undergraduate or postgraduate degree, who play any instrument (including instruments from non-European cultures). Singers can also apply.

Applicable programmes


The money is normally used to provide lessons. Attenborough Arts Centre will match you up with a local teacher, although it will be up to you to arrange your lessons. Requests to use the money on music, equipment etc. will also be considered. If you are skilled in two instruments, the scholarship can be split to cover lessons in both instruments.


  • You are a musician and play an instrument or sing in any style or genre. You may or may not have followed a traditional grade pathway and there is no minimum grade required.
  • You commit to practising regularly in order to make progress in your lessons and musical development.
  • You commit to contributing to the musical life of the University. This is often through active membership of musical societies and can also include solo or group performances at Attenborough Arts Centre and elsewhere.

Scholarship requirements




United Kingdom


225 nationalities

Study experience required





Application deadline

15 Oct 2024

Complete the application form (Microsoft Word, 71.8kb) and email it between the opening date on Monday 25 September and the deadline of 23:59 on Sunday 15 October.


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