The Paul Mealor Scholarship for Vocal Composition is available for students studying the MMus in Vocal Music at the University of Aberdeen, for academic year 2018-19.


The MMus in Vocal Music is an innovative Masters Degree programme specialising in vocal and choral music, led by the distinguished Royal Wedding composer Professor Paul Mealor intended for composers, musicologists, performers and other interested parties in choral music. 

The scholarship is valued at £3,000 and will contribute towards the cost of tuition fees.


Applications are welcome from students intending to study the MMus in Vocal Music. The Paul Mealor Scholarship for Composition is intended for composers of vocal/choral music. Students studying either the one year full-time or the two year part-time degree are eligible to apply, whatever fee status. The Scholarship is open to both Home and International students


Selection will be made by application and, if necessary, by audition. Applications and auditions will be overseen and judged by the Head of Music and a small panel of staff from the Music Department. Applicants will be judged according to the quality of work submitted.

Application Procedure

To apply, please submit a CV, one example of your recent work (this should be a composition, a piece of written work or a recording of a performance on CD or DVD) and a covering letter detailing your interest in the MMus Vocal Music degree programme, to:

Mr Euan Crabb
(The Paul Mealor Scholarship for Vocal Composition)
Department of Music
University of Aberdeen
MacRobert Building
King's College
AB24 5UA

Deadline: Deadline 7th July 2018

Further Info

Informal enquiries should be directed to Professor Paul Mealor ( tel: + 44 (0) 1224 274603.

For details of the MMus Vocal Music programme please visit