Sheffield music students

Music Scholarships and Awards 

Sir Henry Coward Organ Scholarship

Frequency: one award is available, maximum tenure of three years.
Duties: Postholder fulfils the conventional duties of an organ scholar at Sheffield Cathedral.
Value: tbc
Eligibility: All applicants holding an offer to study Music at the University of Sheffield.
Assessment: Audition and interview in March.
Enquiries: musicians@sheffield-cathedral.org.uk.
Contact music@sheffield.ac.uk to express an interest.

Sheffield Cathedral Choral Scholarships

Frequency: up to six scholars are in post at any one time, maximum tenure three years.
Duties: rehearsals and choral services at Sheffield Cathedral; residency in Sheffield throughout the three choir terms.
Value in 2018: £2140 in the first year, £2400 in the second and £2700 in the third. In addition, the Cathedral pays for singing lessons for each Choral Scholar up to the value of £300 per annum.
Eligibility: All applicants holding an offer to study at the University of Sheffield.
Assessment: Audition and interview in March.
Enquiries 

St John’s Ranmoor Senior Organ Scholarship

Frequency: one award is available, renewable on an annual basis. No maximum tenure as long as postholder remains in education.
Duties: Postholder fulfills the conventional duties of an organ scholar at St John’s Ranmoor.
Value: Variable depending on skills, experience and hours (flexible)​ with additional fees available for special services and events​.
Eligibility: All applicants holding an offer to study Music at the University of Sheffield.
Assessment: Audition and interview in March.
Enquiries: music@stjohnsranmoor.org.uk or 0114 360 5845

St John’s Ranmoor Choral Scholarships

Frequency: as required to staff the choir, renewable on an annual basis. No maximum tenure as long as postholder remains in education.
Duties: rehearsals, choral services, events and concerts at St John’s Ranmoor.
Value: Variable depending on skills, experience and hours (flexible) with additional fees available for special services and events​.
Eligibility: All applicants holding an offer to study Music at the University of Sheffield.
Assessment:
Audition and interview in March.
Enquiries:
music@stjohnsranmoor.org.uk or 0114 360 5845
Enquiries 

Escafeld Chorale Associate Soloist

Frequency: one award is available, maximum tenure two years.
Duties: rehearsals and performances in solo roles with Escafeld Chorale.
Value in 2018: £400
Eligibility: All current Music students at the University of Sheffield.
Assessment: Audition.
Enquiries   Escafeld Chorale Sheffield 

Shipman Conducting Scholarship

Frequency: Occasional 
Duties: Director or Assistant Director of one of the university ensembles—Symphony Orchestra, Wind Orchestra, or Chamber Choir.
Value in 2018: £500 stipend, £500 towards conducting tuition.
Eligibility: All current Music undergraduates at the University of Sheffield.
Assessment: Audition.

Colin Hand Conducting Scholarship

Frequency: Annual
Duties: Director or Assistant Director of one of the university ensembles—Symphony Orchestra, Wind Orchestra, or Chamber Choir.
Value in 2018: £500 stipend, £500 towards conducting tuition.
Eligibility: All current Music undergraduates at the University of Sheffield.
Assessment: Audition.

Sir Thomas Beecham Scholarship

Frequency: One annually.
Value in 2018: tbc
Eligibility: All first-year BMus students.
Assessment: Best result in Music examinations.

Julian Payne Prizes

Julian Payne First Year Prize
Frequency: One annually.
Value in 2018: £350.
Eligibility: Level 1 undergraduates in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities taking Music as one of their subjects.
Assessment: The best candidate in the Level 1 Examination.

Julian Payne Recital Prize
Frequency: One annually.
Value: Total value not exceeding £650, to be used as a contribution towards the cost of attendance at a music summer school held in any long vacation during the period of study.
Eligibility: Level 1 undergraduates in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities taking music.
Assessment: The best result in the Level 1 Performance module.

Mrs Stewart Blake Prizes

Frequency: Three annually.
Value in 2018:

(a) Mrs Stewart Blake BMus Prize (£110)

(b) Mrs Stewart Blake Dissertation Prize (£45)

(c) Mrs Stewart Blake Recital Prize (£45).
Eligibility: Final year BMus students.
Assessment:

(a) Best overall degree result

(b) best result in the Level 3 Dissertation module

(c) best result in the Level 3 Recital module.

Philip John Lord Composition Prize

Frequency: One annually.
Value in 2018: £60 in books or scores.
Eligibility: Final year BMus students.
Assessment: Best result in the Level 3 Composition Portfolio module.

John Froggatt Prize

Frequency: One annually.
Value in 2018: £60 in books.
Eligibility: Final year students taking a Dual or Triple degree combining Music with a modern foreign language.
Assessment: Best overall degree result.

University-Wide Scholarships and Prizes

University Scholarships 

There are a range of awards for undergraduate students across the university. These include the Scholarship Challenge, Sports Scholarships and Alumni Fund Scholarships. 

More information 

University Bursaries

University bursaries are based on household income. This money is from the University and is in addition to Government funding and doesn't have to be paid back. You'll receive this bursary for each year of your course, including a year spent studying abroad should you choose to do this.

Bursaries 

Chancellor’s Medal

Final year undergraduates, postgraduates completing their programme of study/ research and recent graduates of the University are eligible to be considered for this award, which is made in recognition of the outstanding attainment of an individual student in academic or sporting activities or in other personal achievements.

Chancellor's Medal

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These grants are awarded for projects which enhance or complement your current programme of study. This could be:
• taking part in a programme of study either in the UK or abroad
• attending vacation courses, summer schools or masterclasses
• attending a conference
• taking part in a field school
• undertaking research

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