Universal Music UK Sound Foundation is an independent music education charity, established in 1997 to celebrate the centenary of EMI Records and to improve young peoples’ access to music education in the UK & Ireland. The Foundation provides different types of awards:

Instrument and/or equipment awards which allow schools and individuals in full time education for assistance with the purchase of musical instruments and/or equipment.

Bursary awards which allow students at the colleges or organisations (as listed on their website) to apply for assistance with tuition fees (these are handled directly by the college or organisation).

Funding for eligible individuals towards music lesson costs, instrument/equipment hire and purchase and music courses within the classical genre through the Decca Bursary. 

Universal Music UK Sound Foundation