Scholarships / Awards

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The National Opera Studio each year selects around 12 outstanding singers and 4 repetiteurs from around the world, providing them with intensive professional coaching prior to their entry into the commercial operatic world. The Trust is pleased to provide an annual £5,000 bursary to two of this select group.


At the Royal College of Music, the Trust now offers a one year Junior Fellowship for an individual on the prestigious Artist Diploma in Performance. The award is worth £15,000 covering fees and living costs. The current holder is Russian pianist Victor Maslov.

The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama offers a one year MA course in Opera Directing. The Trust provides bursaries worth £7,500 to each of the two participants on this course.