What we do

We support the performance, creation and recording of music by professional British composers of current or recent generations (or those entering the profession).

Applications from individuals, ensembles, organisations and recording companies are considered three times per year. The deadline for our next meeting is 5 September 2022.

How to apply

Postgraduate studyVaughan Williams Bursaries

We award bursaries each year to British composers who have been accepted to study composition on Masters’ courses at British universities or conservatoires. The next deadline for applications will be 14 April 2023 (for courses starting in September 2023). Only digital applications will be considered.

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Corona Virus

It is inevitable that for the immediate future performances may be cancelled or postponed. If you are a current grant recipient, please keep us updated as to your plans and get in touch to discuss the payment of your grant.