Providing financial assistance to promising Australian film composers to study film scoring at a world leading education facility.

The Brian May Scholarship

Welcome

Welcome to the Brian May Scholarship website.

The Brian May Scholarship provides financial assistance to promising Australian screen composers to study screen scoring at a world leading education facility.

The Brian May Scholarship is administered by the Trustees of the Brian May Trust.

News

  • The Trustees are pleased to announce that the Brian May Scholarship will resume for the academic years 2024 – 2026. The value of the Scholarship has been set at AU$95,000.00.
  • The course of study offered is for a two-year Master of Music – Music Theory and Composition:  Screen Scoring Degree at NYU Steinhardt.
  • The Trustees thank all potential applicants who have made contact during a period of evaluation of the Scholarship’s operation and long term outlook.
  • Applications are now open for the next scholarship!

Scholarship

The Trustees of the Brian May Trust have determined that the Brian May Scholarship will be offered for the 2024 – 2026 academic years for a two-year Master of Music – Music Theory and Composition:  Screen Scoring Degree at NYU Steinhardt.  For information about the graduate course, please go to https://steinhardt.nyu.edu/music/composition/scoring/masters.

Mailing List

If you wish to be added to our mailing list, please email your details to kkerr@belllegal.com.au

Music

A selection of Brian May music is available for you to listen and enjoy online.

The music of Brian May

Resource Links

We have compiled a list of useful links for intending applicants. This is not a comprehensive list and the Trustees do not regularly monitor these links for changes, but you may find them useful when preparing your Brian May Scholarship application. View resource links here.