There is a dramatic under-representation of Black, Asian, and minority ethnic music scholars at the academic professional level. The same is true throughout British academia. This full-tuition fee-waiver scholarship supports a student who intends to progress through postgraduate study and into an academic position. Like all our students, the successful candidate will benefit from the Department’s open, innovative, and supportive environment. They will also receive support from the Goldsmiths Careers Service, and will be offered extensive support in developing and completing an application towards fully- funded PhD study.Value
Full fee-waiverNumber available
1, for full-time study only.Eligibility criteria
The fee waiver is open to Home applicants identifying as Black, Asian, or as a member of a minority ethnicity.Application deadlines
Portfolios must be submitted to Tom Perchard t.perchard(@gold.ac.uk) by 9am on 10 July 2023. However, potential candidates must first apply for and be offered a place on any of our Music Masters programmes.
Please note that it can take several weeks for programme applications to be processed and for places to be offered, and no late scholarship applications can be accepted. Candidates should indicate at the point of programme application that they also intend to be considered for the scholarship.How to apply
Once an offer of a place has been made (conditional or unconditional), candidates can apply for the scholarship.
To apply for the scholarship you will need to submit:
The portfolio should be accompanied by a contextual reflective commentary of 300-500 words, which will outline the ideas and creative methods underpinning the creative work.
Applications and portfolios should be submitted to Professor Tom Perchard t.perchard(@gold.ac.uk).Selection process
Applications will be reviewed and the award made by a panel including Black, Asian and minority ethnicity academics associated with the Department.