Postgraduate research funding
These scholarships and studentships are available to postgraduate researchers in the School of Arts and Creative Technologies.
Your chosen course, level of study and other statuses may all affect your eligibility for the opportunities listed here.
The recipient of this assistantship must provide accompaniment for Baroque Ensemble performances and other concerts as necessary.
This award arises from a benefaction by Ken and Pat Dixon, for Masters candidates specialising in performance.
General Administration Assistantship
The General Administration Assistants work one day a week on the School of Arts Creative Technology Reception Desk.
This award arises from a benefaction by Terry Holmes, for postgraduate students specialising in composition.
International Liaison Assistant (China)
This post involves assisting the Postgraduate Administrator in communicating with Chinese applicants and agencies, making phone calls in Chinese, and acting as a point of contact for enquiries from prospective Chinese students.
The recipient of this assistantship will be required to help with the running of the Jazz Orchestra including their weekly rehearsals during term time and any performances as necessary.
This scholarship is from an endowment initially funded by Mrs Peggy Nonhebel.
Sir Jack Lyons Research Scholarship
The Sir Jack Lyons Scholarship is for a PhD student. The scholarship provides a contribution towards fees equal to the full Home rate plus a contribution towards maintenance. The scholarship is for the duration of PhD registration (three years).
This post offers an opportunity for acquiring and honing professional skills and for developing new technology initiatives for the School of Arts and Creative Technologies.
University of York Music Press (UYMP) Assistantship
UYMP publish and promote new and established composers with a range of aesthetic backgrounds. The UYMP Assistant will assist with all processes involved in music publishing.
Vinson Concert Recording Assistantship
This assistant records concerts and recitals, manages the duplication and storage of these recordings, and provides technical recording assistance to undergraduate and postgraduate students.
The Vinson Scholarship originates from a bequest made to the School of Arts and Creative Technologies.
Vinson Sound Archives Assistantship
This post entails assisting with the University of York Sound Archives.
Wilfrid Mellers Gamelan Assistantship
The Mellers Assistantship originates from a covenant from Music at York's founder, Professor Wilfrid Mellers. This assistant supports the directing and administering of Gamelan Sekar Petak.
York Concerts Box Office Assistantship
The Box Office is open on term-time afternoons and concert evenings; the Box Office Assistants are also required to work occasional hours during the vacations, for example to set up new events on the box office system. The Box Office Assistants will be supported the Concerts General Assistant.
York Graduate Research School (YGRS) PhD Scholarships
We're pleased to offer up to six fully-funded PhD scholarships for UK candidates who self-identify as being from a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic (BAME) background.
Young Musicians Choral Assistantship
This assistant supports the School of Arts and Creative Technologies' choral ensembles through various administrative tasks.
Young Musicians Instrumental Assistantship
This assistant supports the departmental instrumental ensembles, instrumental programme and the Performance Supervisor.
The University of York is a host university for the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission. Various opportunities are available throughout the year. The majority of awards are funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office.
John Pilling Choral Scholarships
St Helen-with St Martin offer four choral scholarships lasting 12 months available to both undergraduate and postgraduate students: soprano, altos, tenors and basses.
Lyons Celebration Award
The award is made to a current postgraduate student to support a performance inspired by Bernstein's 'Chichester Psalms'.
Terry Holmes Composer and Performer Award
This will be awarded both to a postgraduate composer and performer to collaborate in the making of a new piece for both a soloist and ensemble.
St Wilfrid's Church Scholarship
The Oratory of St Philip Neri at St Wilfrid's Catholic Church offers choral scholarships for soprano, alto, tenor and bass to form a quartet.
York Minster Choral Scholarships
York Minster offers choral scholarships lasting 12 months or longer to altos, tenors and basses who are undergraduate or postgraduate students.
Yorkshire Bach Choir
These awards pay for vocal lessons for any students contributing to ensembles and singing in the Yorkshire Bach Choir. It could also be to increase the lesson allowance of Music students, particularly those who are part-time and specialising in performance.
Previous funding opportunities
These opportunities are closed to applications. They may reopen in future years.