Uist Music Scholarship 2019

Academic year 2019
Amount £1,000


Lews Castle College are delighted to offer a £1,000 scholarship to support an off-island student choosing to relocate to study traditional music on the Island of Benbecula.  Located in the Outer Hebrides, Lews Castle College has developed an international reputation for the delivery of traditional Scottish and Gaelic music courses. Small class sizes, community engagement in a spectacular environment make study in Uist a unique choice for study. Our staff and alumni include many award winning musicians who are current names in the music industry. You can read more about our courses here:  




This award is generated through an anonymous donation. 


To apply please complete this application form and send a short video clip 2-3  mins duration showcasing your performance.

Send completed applications to [email protected]

  • Deadline: 31st May 2019
  • To be eligible for the award you must be off-island, relocating to Uist to study for a minimum of 1 academic year on one of the music programmes as of September 2019.
  • You must have applied to study on the HNC/BA Applied Music/MA Music and the Environment
  • No age restriction
  • All instruments/voice/composition welcome
  • UK, international – all welcome
  • Awardees will be eligible to receive one Uist Music Scholarship only during their time studying with Lews Castle College UHI.


Application will close on 31 May 2019


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