Thursday, August 25, 2016

Dr John Birch Music Scholarship (2016)

The University of Sussex is delighted to honour its much loved former music lecturer and organist Dr John Birch (1929-2012), with these named scholarships to support talented musicians (choral, organ and other instrumentalists) to continue to develop and perform while studying at Sussex.

These are open to all full-time undergraduate and postgraduate students, whether or not they are studying for a Music degree.

Type of award

Award amount
Four scholarships of £800 cash award. Each scholarship is for 1 year.

Must be Grade 8 in chosen instrument and undertake an audition.
Recipient must agree to perform in a minimum number of institutional events.

Application procedure
You will need to write a letter expressing your interest in the scholarship and stating your musical attainment level to:
Dr John Birch Scholarship
Development and Alumni Relations Office
Room 200
Sussex House
University of Sussex

23:59 BST 30th September 2016: Close of Applications
October 2016: Applications invited to audition
31st October 2016: Applicants notified of outcome of selection process
31st November 2016 and 30 April 2017: Payment dates

For further details and application visit the Dr John Birch Music Scholarship (2016) page.

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