About The Trust

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The Taunton Maids Bursary was set up to provide financial help to young people in Somerset to enable them to advance their education in the field of music.
We award funding for a variety of needs including:


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  • Bursaries for music related undergraduate and postgraduate studies. Typically bursary awards are in the range of £500 - £2,000
  • Purchase of instruments
  • Residential course fees


  • Purchase of instruments
  • Scores and sheet music
  • Funding towards concerts for special occasions
  • Part funding of instrumental tuition
  • Contribution towards music related trips and activities
  • Scholarship prizes for talented or needy students

Musical Societies

  • Annual grants towards the cost of funding live concerts and tours

Grants and bursaries can be made as “one-offs” or reviewable annually for a specified period of time.

Contact Details

  •  The Taunton Maids Bursary c/o Ms C Gaskell
    Ashfords LLP, Ashfords House, Grenadier Rd,
    Exeter EX1 3LH
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  • Charity registration: 1157092