The Songwriter Music College (TSMC) aims to build industrial readiness and help aspiring songwriters, singer-songwriters and music producers open up international doors through bridging talented trainees to international media and music companies. 

In line with our mission to inspire the next generation of aspiring musicians, we offer scholarship opportunities to support outstanding prospective students who demonstrate high artistic potential. Candidates for our scholarships are subject to stringent selection based on specific criteria, which assesses the candidates for their potential to be successful in the music industry. These include strong musical abilities and existing visibility in a related industry such as media and entertainment.

Full Scholarship Partial Scholarship
Eligible Courses
  1. Diploma in Music
  2. Diploma in Music Business

* Only Full-time studies are eligible for scholarship application.

Eligibility Open to new applicants who meet the minimum admission requirements of the course applied for.
All full-time students are eligible to apply for scholarship.
Award Amount $20,800 / year up to S$10,400 / year
Pre-requisites Admission Assessment:
Applicants are required to submit the following:

  1. 2 x Original Melody Compositions (with vocals)* 
  2. 1 x Vocal performance (original or cover song)** OR Instrumental Performance or Music Arrangement samples works
  3. Formal music qualification (eg. ABRSM, Trinity, LCM, Rockschool), if any.

*Full songs are not mandatory. 
**Phone video recordings are permitted

Scholarship Interview Applicants who pass the required assessment will be notified to attend a scholarship interview, which is held by the Academic Board members and FM Entertainment’s management.
Additional Terms and Conditions upon awarding of Scholarship

Upon successful awarding of the scholarship, scholars will have to accept all Terms and Conditions as stated in the contract and must commit to actively participating in the following (included but not limited to): lessons, student activities, performances, and/or any other TSMC-related activity that is deemed necessary and appropriate.

Further details will be provided in the scholarship contract.

How to apply Kindly let us know your interest in applying for the Scholarship Programme via your submission email of your duly filled in Student Application Form and your Admission Assessment Works.

For more information, please email

*Please note that late or incomplete submissions will not be processed. Submission of an application does not guarantee any award of scholarship.

**Scholarships will be given out on a case-by-case basis and subjected to approval by the academic board. The decision made by the academic board is final.