What does the fund offer?
The RPS Julius Isserlis Scholarship offers up to £30,000 for a young instrumentalist to study abroad for a period of two years. Some smaller scholarships may be available at the discretion of the jury.
Who is it open to?
All classical instrumentalists of any nationality between the ages of 15 and 25, who are permanently resident in the UK.
What are the entrance requirements?
Applications are selected for audition. Auditioned candidates will be expected to prepare a recital programme of 45’ duration as well as give an outline of their proposed course of study abroad and two references.
How can I apply?Download an application form here
Applications must be made on the official form which can be downloaded on this page at least six months before the closing date. Applicants will have to submit a recording of their playing and a fee of £30 for non-RPS members or £10 for RPS members is payable.
When is the next closing date?
13 March 2015. (This scholarship is biennial).