Agnes Allan Bursary

Agnes Allan was a teacher who was passionate about social inclusion and the bursary scheme exists to offer support to our students to participate in Short Courses weekly classes, short study weekends, credit rated short courses and summer schools.

Any student who is able to demonstrate need for financial support in order to allow them to enrol upon a Short Course is entitled to apply. Students can be at any age or stage and be intending to take part in music, drama, dance production and filmmaking activity.

When do I apply?

Applications are currently closed and we aim to reopen them as soon as possible. Please check here regularly for updates.

Bursary and Scholarship applications are reviewed by a panel once a month. If you are applying for a course which starts within the next 14 days, please continue to complete the online application form and email us at to let us know you have submitted it – we will process the application as soon as we’re able to.

How do I apply?

Students must look at the eligibility and information provided above for the Bursary and Scholarships we offer, and ensure that their situation matches the criteria required. Students are required to complete an online form giving as much information as possible to support their application.

Criteria and Eligibility

Detailed information will be available when the applications have reopened. The document is designed to help you determine the amount of financial support you could apply for to help you with your fees for Short Courses tuition, and we encourage you to read this before making an application.

Please also read the Bursary FAQs and T&Cs before you apply. This outlines how your application will be processed and what happens if you are successful or unsuccessful.

Contact us

If you have any further questions about financial support offered by Short Courses, please contact us directly at and we will be happy to help.

Please note that we are a small department who experience a high volume of emails. We aim to respond to all communications within 7 days but it may take a little longer during busier time periods — we appreciate your patience in these instances.