Many people from disadvantaged and diverse backgrounds are interested in pursuing the study of music to realise their potential and achieve their goals.

As a result, we are delighted to announce the launch of our 2020 Bursaries aimed at championing diversity and supporting disadvantaged young people.


Please note, applications for these bursaries are now open.

Please click on the relevant application form below.

Success Bursary | Young Independent Student Bursary

Success Bursary

What’s available 

The ICMP Success Bursary comprises a non-repayable award of £300 per semester to our full-time UK- and EU-domiciled undergraduate students who submit all their assessments on time.


To be eligible, students must: 

  • Be a Home/EU student attending a full-time ICMP undergraduate programme
  • Be receiving Student Finance funding

See below for our full terms and conditions.

How to apply

There is no application process; the bursary is awarded automatically to all eligible students who submit all their assessments on time in Semester A and Semester B.


Please direct any enquiries related to this bursary to

Young Independent Student Bursary

What's available

The Young Independent Student Bursary offers a non-repayable bursary of £1500 per progressive year of study to eligible students.


Estranged Students:

  • If you're under the age of 25
  • Classified as an independent student on the grounds of estrangement by Student Finance England
  • Enrolling at ICMP and have been assessed as 'home' for fee purposes

Care Leavers

  • Classed as a 'Care Leaver'
  • Enrolling at ICMP and have been assessed as 'home' for fee purposes

Please note that this bursary is in addition to any other entitlement to financial support you may have. We will also consider offering financial support to care-experienced students that do not meet the official care leaver definition.

You can find out more about this bursary on this page.

How to apply

Applications are via our Young Independent Study Bursary Application form below.


Please direct enquiries related to this bursary to