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Corky McGuinness award in Musicology

Corky McGuinness award in Musicology

This scholarship is offered as a £4,000 fee reduction and is available to a new full-time student studying for a MMus in Music.

Am I eligible?

You must be a full-time student applying to study for a MMus Music. You are expected to have achieved, or be on target to achieve, a First Class Honours degree or equivalent.

How do I apply?

You must apply via our online system Royal Holloway Direct, where you will be able to complete your statement and upload any required documents including your grades transcript.

The deadline for applications is 23 July, 2021.

You must provide a supporting statement of no more than 400 words, which should include: 

  • academic achievements you are particularly proud of
  • the reason you have chosen to apply for MMus Music and your future aspirations
  • reasons why you deserve the scholarship and how this scholarship would help in achieving your future goals
  • the impact this scholarship would have on your education from a financial standpoint.

Your statement will be judged on how effectively and convincingly you respond to the above. 

As well as your statement, you will need to upload your most recent grades transcript from your undergraduate degree.

The tuition fee reduction is only available for one year of study. No additional payment or tuition fee remission is offered in the second year of a two-year Masters degree. 

Read our full terms and conditions.

If you have any queries please email


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