Organ Scholarships

The church is delighted to offer an organ scholarship each year to a talented student in secondary or tertiary education or undertaking a gap year before or after university.  The duties of the scholar include:-

  • Accompanying the choir and playing the church’s two organs in regular weekly services
  • Assisting the Director of Music and Assistant Director of Music in running the busy musical life of St Mary’s
  • Concert and recital opportunities

The Scholarship package includes:-

  • An annual stipend of £1,000 (paid termly)
  • Musical direction and lessons by the Director of Music
  • Additional lessons and masterclasses

The scholarship terms and conditions can be found here.

Where the successful applicant is a student at the University of Nottingham, the scholarship is combined with the Barber Organ Scholarship, providing a supplemental stipend and duties as required on campus with the Department of Music and Chaplaincy.  For more information regarding the Barber Organ Scholarship please see

This position is currently occupied, but applications for the academic year 2021/22 are welcome.