SYMSA Bursaries

The young person for whom the bursary is being applied for must:

  • be in Key Stage 2 to 5.
  • attend a London Borough of Sutton school where SMT delivers peripatetic tuition or attend the SMT Music Academy or attend an SMT ensemble.
  • be committed to learning their instrument
  • have been prevented from learning their instrument due to the impact of COVID-19

Applying does not guarantee a bursary will be awarded. 

Students that have an existing SYMSA bursary are also welcome to apply for a SYMSA Covid-19 bursary.

If you need any help to complete this application form, please contact the Head of Music Service by emailing

The SYMSA trustees will notify you about the outcome of the application within 28 days.

  • Student Details

  • DD slash MM slash YYYY
  • Bursary Information

  • Students can submit this information in alternative formats if they wish. Please contact the Head of Music Service by emailing to discuss this option.
  • Parent/ Guardian Details