BIMM Institute Music Colleges are proud to launch a new educational partnership with Spotify which includes a package of scholarships, resources, masterclass events and mentoring to support and accelerate diversity in music education and the creative industries.
The Diversity & Inclusion Scholarships will be available for the 2022/23 academic year (academic entry September 2022), exclusively for domestic applicants from underrepresented groups. Recognising the importance of accessibility and equality, the Diversity & Inclusion Scholarships promote diversity in terms of origin, school background, physical ability and family and financial background.
Each BIMM Institute College will offer 1X BA/BMus (Hons) Undergraduate Scholarship that will cover tuition fees for 3-years of study, for applicants of German nationality or permanent residence.
Only applicants holding an offer of study at either BIMM Institute Berlin or Hamburg will be eligible to apply for the Spotify Scholarship Programme, at the point of the scholarship application deadline. Further conditions apply, and can be found on the Scholarships & Bursaries webpage.
Scholarship applicants are required to submit a portfolio to evidence their ability within a chosen subject specialism. The portfolio will be evaluated by a panel including three members of the BIMM Institute academic faculty, and an external industry professional. The panel will be chaired by the College Principal. The decision of the panel is final.
The deadline for applications to be received is the 15th July 2022.
Successful candidates will be informed of the outcome by 15th August 2022
Please read the below guidelines on what you will need to include within your portfolio - please prepare this in advance of completing this form:
Part A - Video introduction
Your video introduction is a vital part of your application. It is a chance for you to express to us your goals and aspirations. Your video should be no longer than five minutes in duration.
You should include within the video:
- Short introduction
- Personal, academic or creative achievements to date
- What you hope to achieve on the course
- Future aspirations and goals
The technical quality of the video will not be taken into account. A simple video recording on a mobile phone is sufficient.
Please upload your video to an unlisted YouTube channel and share the link in the required field on this application form.
Part B - Creative / Entrepreneurial Portfolio
Your portfolio should represent your own work, this could be a CV outlining work experience to date, your business website, a recording of a performance, blog or any other digital portfolio assets which demonstrate engagement with the creative industries.
The panel will evaluate your portfolio based on the following assessment fields:
Please upload your video/s to an unlisted YouTube channel and share the link in the required field on this application form. If sharing documents, please save as a PDF and upload where requested.
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