Funding Opportunity

The Mendelssohn Scholarship

The Mendelssohn Scholarship offers support for advanced study for composers in the UK, or for tuition and associated travel costs in musical centres abroad.

It is generally intended for Postgraduate students, however final year undergraduate students may also be considered.

The scholarship, which commemorates the composer Felix Mendelssohn, is administered by Help Musicians on behalf of The Mendelssohn Scholarship Foundation and has been awarded since 1856.

To apply for the Mendelssohn Scholarship, you must be:

- Studying or intending to study on a Postgraduate course in composition (final year undergraduate students may also be considered)

- Under the age of 30 as of 31 January 2024

- Resident in the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland