Future Talent Scholarship

Are you looking to take your talent further and progress in your creative career but wondering how you will be able to fund your studies? We understand that studying at university can be a challenging financial commitment, which is why we offer several scholarships and bursaries to help you achieve your ambitions, whatever your background.

Launching for September 2024 entry, the new Future Talent Scholarship provides full 4-year tuition fee for our BA (Hons) Commercial Modern Music and BA (Hons) Music Business courses. This is aimed at candidates from low-income households and/or groups under-represented in the creative industries. We are looking to support those who demonstrate talent in their chosen discipline, strong creative potential, and a high motivation for a career in the creative industries.

The scholarship offers financial support, a supportive training environment, and a skills and career development programme designed to support progression to future careers in the creative industries.

Who can apply

You can apply for the Future Talent Scholarship if you:

  • are applying to study in the upcoming 2024/25 academic year, and
  • are an Irish/EU national, and
  • are from a low household income, and/or
  • are from an under-represented group in higher education*

*Under-represented groups include students who are:

  • from a global majority background
  • residing in Ireland as a refugee or housed in Direct Provision
  • a care leaver, care experienced or estranged
  • from a single-income household
  • a member of the Travelling community
  • part of the LGBTQ+ community, or from a gender-diverse background
  • have a disability

How to apply

You will first need to apply to our BA (Hons) Commercial Modern Music or BA (Hons) Music Business, commencing in September 2024, via the CAO. Once you have applied and have your Applicant ID, please complete the form found below.

Scholarship applications close on 31st July 2024. The Scholarship will only be awarded to those who accept an offer of a place at BIMM Music Institute Dublin and complete the enrolment process.

Scholarship application form

Help with your application

We want to ensure that your scholarship application truly shows off your abilities. We’ve put together the helpful guide below to help you achieve this.

Submission Guide

What happens next

A panel will assess applications shortly after the scholarship application deadline. We will contact you regarding the outcome of your application shortly after the panel has met.

As this is a competitive process, we strongly recommend that all applicants independently investigate alternative avenues of funding such as SUSI.

For any questions, please get in touch at [email protected]