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BAMT Small Grants for Students 

Application now open for 2017/18.

BAMT is able to make small grants to music therapy students again this year, to support with studies. If you are currently a student on an HCPC approved music therapy training programme, you can apply for a small grant to help with the costs of travel, books or learning resources, personal therapy or other related expenses. Grants will not normally exceed £250 per applicant in any one year and cannot be given towards the cost of fees.

We will accept applications from 1st November 2017 to 31st January 2018, these will be reviewed in February and awarded in April.

Ben Saul (Chair) 

on behalf of the British Association for Music Therapy



The Music Therapy Charity is currently inviting its next round of proposals from music therapists (including research students) to support research. Grants may be made to help with such costs as part-time salary for fixed periods, academic or clinical supervision, and collection and analysis of data.

With a limited annual research budget (currently £15,000) we invite applications for small grants to go towards funding of projects, some of which are likely to be co-funded from other sources. All areas of music therapy research will be considered. To apply, please submit a concise summary of the project using the application form provided at 

Typical grant sums awarded are up to £1,500.

The deadline for submissions is 31 January 2018 and funding outcomes will be communicated to applicants by the end of March 2018.

Submissions should be sent by email to:

Professor Ian Cross, Research Committee Chair, The Music Therapy Charity

Useful websites for funding


Palgrave Macmillan Grants Register

The Scholarship Hub

The Nestpick Scholarship

Bull Ruby & Will George Charitable Trust

Sidney Perry Foundation

Leatherseller's Company

Leverhulme Trades Charities Trust