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Trinity Laban Scholarships

We offer a wide range of scholarships to reward and encourage students, and to help them fulfil their potential. They can be awarded:

  • for outstanding performance ability, demonstrated at audition
  • for particular disciplines, including shortage instruments

The majority of our scholarship awards are given in the form of a reduction in your tuition fees. We also offer some full tuition awards to especially gifted musicians.

Here is just a selection of the scholarships we offer. You don’t need to apply specifically for these – everyone who auditions at Trinity Laban will be considered for them automatically.

Trinity College London Scholarships – prestigious scholarships for music students supported by Trinity College London, our sister organisation.

Mirella Bartrip Scholarship – available to UK students on BA (Hons) Contemporary Dance programme.

Leverhulme Arts Scholarships – available to postgraduate Dance students on one of the following programmes:

  • Dance – MA/MFA Choreography and MA/MFA Creative Practice

Audrey Wethered Scholarship – MA/MFA Dance Leadership and Community Practice applicants

Loveday Scholarship – for postgraduate music students

Derek Butler Scholarship – for postgraduate music students

  • In order to be eligible, you must have undertaken your undergraduate studies in the UK. The Derek Butler Scholarship is not open to students who are progressing from postgraduate studies at another institution

Alfred and Therese Kitchin Scholarship – for undergraduate or postgraduate piano students

Kathleen Roberts Vocal Scholarship – for postgraduate vocal students

Violet Wright Scholarship – for undergraduate or postgraduate violin students

Archer Scholarship – for undergraduate or postgraduate jazz instrumentalists

Gladys Bratton – for undergraduate or postgraduate music students

Alan Niekirk Scholarship – for postgraduate music students

If you are offered a place on one of the Faculty of Dance programmes, you may be eligible for financial assistance with your studies. There are a number of partial awards available depending on your programme and whether you meet certain criteria.

Please note that applications for financial awards for 2022-23 academic year are now closed. If you have already submitted an application earlier in the summer, but have not yet received a reply, then it is likely that you are currently on a reserve list in case more funds become available.

We will contact you to let you know whether your application has been successful should previously allocated funds be released.

There are also a number of external organisations which help support young artists. You apply to these organisations yourself, rather than through Trinity Laban. These include the Help Musicians UK fund, the Drake Calleja Trust (which supports musicians in London).