The Mendelssohn Scholarship for composers is usually awarded every other year. The next award will be in 2018. The value of the award varies from year to year.

Music students below the age of 30 on 1st April in the year of the award are eligible.  The award shall be expended by the elected Scholar in furtherance of his/her musical education in Britain or in musical centres abroad.

An application form together with the official rules are available in December 2017.  Please email the Hon Secretary for a copy.


The Mendelssohn Scholarship Foundation is indebted to
  The Mendelssohn Society
  The Hinrichsen Foundation
  The Performing Right Society
  The Worshipful Company of Musicians
  and to Messrs Schott and Co Ltd
for their generous contributions to its endowment.