British Association for Music Therapy is able to make small grants to music
therapy students to support them in their studies. If you are
currently a student on an HCPC approved music therapy training programme, you can
apply for a grant to help with the costs of travel, books or learning
resources, personal therapy or other related expenses.
can be made at any time of year but grants are allocated from an annual fund,
beginning in April each year. Grants will not normally exceed £250 per
applicant in any one year and cannot be given towards the cost of fees.
make an application, please download and complete the BAMT Small Grants
Application Form on the right hand side of this page. You and your Head of Training/Programme Leader or research supervisor
will both need to sign the form.
completed and signed please return your form to BAMT, 2nd Floor, 24-27 White Lion Street, London, N1 9PD, enclosing copies of all receipts. You will receive an acknowledgement by email
when we receive your form and you should hear the outcome of your application
as in the guidelines on the funding page.
is grateful for the generosity of donors who have made the Small Grants scheme
possible. Donations towards the scheme, or towards the work of BAMT generally,
are always gratefully received.
On behalf of the British Association for Music Therapy
Other Funding Routes
Previous trainees have told us that they were able to access funding for training through the following routes:
- The Countess of Munster Musical Trust
- The Musicians Benevolent Fund
- British Music Education Yearbook
Other useful websites
- Fund finder www.fundfinder.org.uk
- Scholarship Search www.scholarship-search.org.uk
- Egas www.egas-online.org.uk
- Postgraduate Studentships
- GradFunding www.gradfunding.co.uk
You should contact the Course Leader at the site you intend to study regarding other funding opportunities that may be particular to each University.
Information about Professional and Career Development Loans can be found at http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/EducationAndLearning/AdultLearning/FinancialHelpForAdultLearners/CareerDevelopmentLoans/index.htm