Scholarships and Bursaries


The College awards a number of scholarships (including entrance scholarships for musicians) worth between £500 and £15,000 per year. We will consider the eligibility of all candidates based on their performance at audition and throughout their programme of study.

The RWCMD Scholarship Programme is supported by:

  • The Andrew Lloyd-Webber Foundation
  • The Ashley Family Foundation
  • The Cardiff Caledonian Society Bursary 
  • Dame Shirley Bassey
  • Philip Carne MBE and Christine Carne
  • The EMI Music Sound Foundation
  • The estate of the late Gareth Jones
  • The late Gwenllian Phillips in memory of her husband  
  • The late Leonard and Marion Jones
  • The Mackintosh Foundation
  • The Leverhulme Trust
  • Kate Thomas CVO and Elizabeth Walbrol
  • The Simon Gibson Charitable Trust
  • The Spielman Trust
  • The Tillett Trust