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Music Tuition Bursary Fund


Are you struggling to meet the cost of music tuition to support you or your child in reaching their full musical potential?

We are delighted to provide some bursary funding for music tuition at Your Space Music Lessons following the generous support of a benefactor.  Your Space Music Lessons is a dedicated online music school which has attracted incredible teaching talent from all over the UK.  You will find teachers who are wonderful inspiring educators either music graduates or masters of music and often professional musicians in bands, orchestras and choirs.  Our teachers have been handpicked for their energetic and friendly style so that their passion for music can burst through the screen and make impactful sessions for pupils.  Our team are experts in preparing pupils for music examinations with ABRSM, London Trinity College of Music, MTB, RSL and Victoria.

There are 2 bursaries available:

-YOUTH MUSIC ACCESS BURSARY 50% bursary for young person under 16 to receive 37 x 30 minute lessons within 12 months (worth at least £342)
-ADULT MUSIC ACCESS BURSARY 50% bursary for adult 18+ to receive 37 x 30 min lessons within 12 months. (worth at least £342)


-You must live in the UK.

-You can demonstrate talent and dedication to improving your skills on your chosen instrument or voice.

-You have someone who can support your application with a written reference.

-Either you are in full or part-time education and eligible for pupil premium and/or free school meals.

-Or if as an adult you are not in work, education or training and can provide evidence of low income.

-If applying from Scotland, you can give us evidence of the state benefits you or your family receive so we can assess your financial situation.

-Have access to Internet speeds exceeding 2Mbps upload AND download speeds

-Have access to a computer / laptop or tablet to access lessons on Zoom.

-If applying for a child under 16 there must be a parent or guardian within ear shot of any lesson taking place.

Even if you meet the criteria, we have enough funding to support just a few individuals per year and the applications will go to a review panel for assessment.  Decisions are made around 4 weeks after the deadline has passed and we will contact you to let you know if you have been successful or not. All decisions made by the YSML committee are final.

Please note lessons will only be available online with an assigned music educator from Your Space Music Lessons.


Olwen Macleod Teaching Director at Your Space Music Lessons



Applications are to be made by letter and emailed to [email protected].

Your letter of application should include:

-Your name as the applicant

-Your child's name and age (if applying for the youth fund)

-Phone number, email address and postal address.

-A copy of a council tax bill or utility bill as proof of address.

-Name and Contact details someone who can support your application with a written reference.

-Provide the evidence of your child's receipt of free school meals or provide evidence you are in receipt of benefits

-A link to a video of you or child playing an instrument or singing to demonstrate current ability.


The deadline for applications is 31st July 2023.   Successful candidates will be contact within 4 weeks following the deadline.