Essex Community Foundation

Before applying please read our guidelines via the link below.

Application guidelines

Essex Young Musicians’ Trust

Full Fees Bursaries, Discretionary Awards, Tour Bursaries and Top Ups are available each year to members of the Essex Youth Orchestras who are educated or living in Essex, Southend and Thurrock. Students must gain a place in the Essex Youth Orchestras and inform Essex Music Services that they need financial assistance.

To make an application for funding please complete the application form which must be emailed to and posted to Essex Community Foundation.

Bursaries to assist with the costs of Post Graduate courses are now available.