The schools may offer their own bursary schemes and support in addition to that offered by the Conservatoire. The links below will take you to the relevant section of each school’s website:
Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
Central School of Ballet
London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
London Contemporary Dance School
National Centre for Circus Arts
Northern School of Contemporary Dance
Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
If you are applying for a second degree, you will not be eligible to apply for a student loan from Student Finance and you may wish to consider alternative sources of funding to support your studies.
National Union of Students
You can find information about funding for second degree students here on the NUS website.
If you are an overseas student, you may wish to consider alternative sources of funding to support your studies.
For details of any government scholarships or funding available for overseas study, contact the Department of Education in your home country.
Another helpful resource is the UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA). Visit www.ukcisa.org.uk to access their Funding Advice for International Students.
US Federal loans (US students)
US students may be eligible for US Federal Loans from the US Department of Education (FAFSA).
LGAC Scholarship Programme (Canadian Students)
The London Goodenough Association of Canada has a programme which offers residential Scholarships at Goodenough College to Canadian graduate students studying in London.
For further information about applying to university, you may find it useful to visit some of the sites listed below:
Tuition fee loans, maintenance loans and maintenance grants
Student Finance England
Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) – how to apply
Guidance on student finance
Moneysavingexpert.com – 20 key facts on student fees and loans
Student Calculator – this website helps you work out a budget for during your studies
Alternative guide to postgraduate funding
If you have further queries about fees and finance or about applying to a Conservatoire school, you may like to visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.