The University of Exeter in collaboration with Collegiate Church of the Holy Cross, Crediton offers up to three Scholarships per annum. The purpose of these scholarships at Crediton is to support the work of the choir and maintain the standard of music making in the church by providing fund worth £825 every year. These scholarships are available to organists and singers (sopranos, counter-tenors, altos, tenors and basses). One organ scholar and up to two choral scholars are appointed at one time, where the scholarships normally held in conjunction with degree courses (undergraduate or postgraduate) at Exeter University. The successful scholars will have the chance to direct the choir, perform, organize concerts and recitals, help with the individual training of Junior Choristers, and take part in the choir’s various social activities. The Scholarships are normally tenable for up to three years, subject to a yearly review.
Applicants must be undergraduate or postgraduate student at Exeter University who posses outstanding ability as organists and singers. All applicants will be subject to an enhanced CRB (Criminal Records Bureau) check.