How to apply for an Award

We accept application to our annual Awards programme once a year. The window of opportunity runs from December - March with Awards announce in May.  We are not able to accept applications outside of this time.  Read on to find out more...

Eligibility criteria

What we can fund

Frequently asked questions

Making an application

If you think the young person meets the eligibility criteria and if we are currently accepting applications, please do the following:

1. Register for an account or log back into your existing account on our application portal
2. Complete an eligibility questionnaire. This can be completed on a computer, mobile phone, tablet or any other device.

After successfully passing the eligibility stage, you'll be asked to:
1. Answer a number of application questions about the young person's music making
2. Send us a a short audition video
3. Request recommendations from the young person's instrumental teacher(s), school and an optional additional musical recommendation

Applications can be made offline in exceptional circumstances where our online system is a barrier.


Got a specific question?

If you have a specific question about applying for an Award please complete the query form below.

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