York Minster Choral Scholarships

York Minster offers choral and organ scholarships lasting 12 months or longer to altos, tenors and basses.

  • Funding: £5,740 per annum
  • Academic year: 2023/24
  • Open to: EU, International (non-EU) and UK (home) students
  • Qualification level: Postgraduate research, Postgraduate taught and Undergraduate
Applications for 2023/24 are open until Wednesday 22 November 2023, 1.37pm GMT

The scholarships become available as vacancies occur. Duties include sung services throughout the week, during and outside of university terms. Scholars benefit enormously from singing the church's greatest choral music in Europe's largest gothic cathedral.

The Director of Music is pleased to hear from prospective scholars both for possible vacancies and for regular deputising opportunities.


Open to EU, International (non-EU) and UK (home) students.

Scholarships are available to any music or non-music students at the University of York.

How to apply

Application deadline: Wednesday 22 November 2023, 1.37pm GMT

Enquiries should be directed to Robert Sharpe, Director of Music at York Minster, as soon as possible.

Contact details

Robert Sharpe