INSTRUMENT PURCHASE GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIPS

JUNIOR GUILDHALL PAXMAN HORN SCHOLARSHIP

Paxman Musical Instruments Ltd are very excited in joining up with the Junior Guildhall in offering a Scholarship of up to £1000. The Scholarship is open to all the horn players who are currently studying at Junior Guildhall. The winner of the Scholarship may also have the oppurtunity of playing a concerto or concert piece with a leading chamber orchestra in St Martin-in-the-fields.

info@paxman.co.uk

AWARDS FOR YOUNG MUSICIANS

Financial awards, based on assesment of both talent and need, to help young musicians.

www.a-y-m.org.uk

BBC FAME ACADEMY

The Fame Academy Bursary was set up with the money raised from the public's telephone voting during the TV series. Each year a number of schemes are run that give away educational bursaries and instrument and equipment awards.

www.bbc.co.uk

THE HATTORI FOUNDATION

The aim of the Foundation is to encourage and assist exceptionally talented young instrumental soloists or chamber ensembles who are British Nationals or resident in the UK. Senior awards are available to instrumental soloists and chamber ensembles. Applicants must be between 21 and 27 years of age. Junior awards are available to instrumental soloists between 15 and 20 years of age.

www.hattorifoundation.org.uk

LAWRENCE ATWELL'S CHARITY

Lawrence Atwell's Charity can now offer help towards any of the following:

Vocational training - below the level of a first undergraduate degree First Step qualifications - that help people become qualified to work The costs of finding a job - this is a new programme, please contact the charity for further information.

They accept applications from individuals who are:

Aged between 16 and 26 inclusive and come from a household where the parent/s' total gross income is less than £26,000 and has been for some time.

UK citizens, refugees and asylum seekers.

They are particularly interested in helping those people who:

Have few or no qualifications
Have limited or no support from their families
Have a disability
Are lone parents
Have fled persecution in their home countries or
Are ex-offenders or at risk of offending.

Applications are via the web site www.skinnershall.co.uk

Tel: 020 7213 0561 atwell@skinners.org.uk

MUSICIANS BENEVOLENT FUND

The Musicians Benevolent Fund administers 20 different scholarships that help professional musicians and also music students with fees, instruments and study abroad.

www.mbf.org.uk

THE SUE AND FREDDY WALDING BURSARY

The British Horn Society administers this fund, which was set up to help promising young UK horn players under the age of 18, who are unable fully to develop their horn playing because of acute financial constraints. The closing date each year is 30 April.

Full details can be obtained from Laura Tanner of the British Horn Society grantsanddonations@british-horn.org or via the BHS website.

The Application Form checklist is available here
The Application Form is available here
The Financial Declaration Form is available here
The Referees Form is available here

www.british-horn.org

 

Paxman are keen to hear about any schemes that are not listed here that may be of help to customers. Please send us any information you think we should add info@paxman.co.uk

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