The Charles Pope Memorial Trust is a grant awarding, charitable body, operating in the Aylesbury Vale area for the benefit of music students of all ages.

Grants are available to assist with the cost of musical education, including tuition fees, instruments, musical scores and books.

The Trust welcomes all contributions, large or small. If you would like to help support musicians and musical education in Aylesbury Vale, please complete a Donation and Gift Aid form and return it to us with your contribution.

 

The Trust Also runs the prestigious Margaret Fripp Prize, which is awarded annually to a promising siunger aged 18 or under. Winners will be chosen in 2022 from video auditions to be submitted by candidates (deadline 18th March 2022). Further information can be found here.

 

 

 

Making a Donation

 

The Trust welcomes all contributions, large or small.  If you would like to help support musicians and musical education in Aylesbury Vale, please download a Donation and Gift Aid form here and return it to us with your contribution.



 

Applying for a Grant

 

Grants are available to students to assist with the cost of musical education including tuition fees, instruments, musical scores and books. 

 

Applicants may be of any age but must have lived or been educated in the area formerly administered by Aylesbury Vale District Council for 2 years or more.  A full list of qualifying parishes can be found here. A reference from a relevant music teacher is required.

Application forms can be downloaded here and should be submitted by 15th February, 31st May or 1st October for consideration at that term’s meeting.