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Postgraduate funding for music students

Sarah Caple Scholarships

Awards of £500 available to current Music students - download the Sarah Caple Scholarship form to find out more and apply

The Sarah Caple Scholarship and Music Fund was donated to Goldsmiths by the late Clifford Caple in recognition of his wife Sarah Caple's enduring dedication to help young people develop and create to their maximum potential. The fund is available to enable music students to further their studies or musical development, for example:

  • attending a summer school or workshop
  • purchasing musical instruments or equipment
  • travel for further music study
  • purchasing study materials

The deadline for applications to Sarah Caple Scholarships is Friday 5 February 2016.

Alexander Ivashkin Music Scholarships - 2016 entry

3 x 25% fee waivers available to MMus Performance students - find out more about Alexander Ivashkin Music Scholarships

Applicants for the MMus (Performance & Related Studies) for 2015 entry will automatically be considered for the Alexander Ivashkin Music Scholarship worth £1,525. This scholarship honours Professor Ivashkin's outstanding contributions to music performance. The scholarship is a 25% fee waiver for students on the MMus (Performance & Related Studies) degree.

Eligibility criteria:

  • You must have applied to the MMus (Performance & Related Studies)
  • You should demonstrate excellence, or potential for excellence, in music performance 
  • Your instrument needs to be acoustic (string, wind, brass, percussion, keyboard and voice)
  • UK/EU students are eligible

How do I apply?

All applicants to the MMus who meet the criteria above are automatically considered for these scholarships. 

The Department of Music will notify candidates and invite them to interview. You'll be assessed on your interview and a performance.


AHRC studentships

Goldsmiths is part of the CHASE AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership, which funds up to 75 doctoral studentships per year. 

If you're thinking about carrying out a research degree in the arts and humanities, you could be eligible to apply for a studentship covering fees (currently £3,996 per annum), a maintenance allowance (currently £15,863) and research training.

To be considered, you need to have applied for a relevant research programme at Goldsmiths by 14 January 2015. 

Find out more about this AHRC funding

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