Allcard Grants + Busenhart-Morgan-Evans Award


To support the advanced training of performers at home or abroad for string, voice or piano accompanists, and wind instruments in exceptional circumstances.


Open to individuals wishing to undertake a relevant training or research programme. The grants are not available for courses leading either to a first degree at a university or to a diploma at a college of music, and only in exceptional circumstances will assistance towards the cost of a 4th or 5th year at a college of music be considered. Grants are not available towards the purchase of instruments. Applicants must have studied at a British institution for at least 3 years.

Quantity Available



  • Annual

Award Value

Up to UK £6,000

Application procedure

Applicants must be nominated by principals or heads of music departments at the Royal Academy of Music, the Royal College of Music, the Guildhall School of Music, the Royal Northern College of Music, the Royal Scottish Academy of Music, the Welsh College of Music, the Birmingham Conservatoire, the Trinity College of Music, City University, Huddersfield University, Goldsmiths or other university departments.

Closing date

Applications are to be made after January 1st and before April 30th

Study Level

  • Postgraduate

Worshipful Company of Musicians

The Worshipful Company of Musicians supports young musicians particularly in the wilderness years between graduating and setting out on their musical careers.

Contact Details

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the Worshipful Company of Musicians by using the links below.


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