BIMM Hamburg

Scholarships & Bursaries

BIMM is dedicated to supporting and offering opportunities to talented and passionate aspiring musicians to develop their skills, talents and self-confidence.

Every academic year, we’re able to offer a limited number of bursaries to talented and dedicated applicants and students who are in financial hardship. Over the last year, we’re proud to have offered the equivalent of over €280,000 in scholarships and bursaries to students across our colleges in need of financial help, allowing them to make the most of their talents.


BIMM Hamburg are proud to offer this scholarship from RockCity Hamburg E.V., available to assist one successful applicant to study a fully funded, 3-year BA (Hons) degree course at BIMM Hamburg starting 2019/20 in either Guitar, Bass, Drums, Vocals, Songwriting, Music Business or Music Production.

RockCity Hamburg E.V. was founded in 1987 as the central organisation and self-help group for Hamburg based musicians. It offers advice to musicians, music publishers, labels, organisers, bookers and clubs. The association is recognised today as the oldest and most experienced institution of its kind in Germany and continues to provide a platform of networking and communication to over 4,000 Hamburg local musicians and industry professionals. As well as offering this Scholarship, RockCity E.V. are providing membership and welcome into their circle of music and industry friendships to all BIMM Institute Hamburg 2019/20 students.

  • The scholarship is available to RockCity E.V. members only.
  • You must have applied to study at BIMM Institute Hamburg, passed an assessment and accepted your offer of study. This is inclusive of paying your deposit to secure your place on the course.
  • Criteria are meeting all academic entry criteria, completing a strong assessment and demonstrating a positive and professional manner throughout communications with BIMM Institute Hamburg and RockCity
  • If successful, the scholarship will cover the full three-year Bachelor studies at BIMM Institute Hamburg.

Applicants need to request and fill in a Bursary application form entering “RockCity Scholarship” in the “How did you hear about BIMM” section. Application forms can be requested by emailing


Your submission will be reviewed after the closing date of 1st September 2019 by the BIMM team and RockCity E.V.

Please note that we cannot consider any submissions made after the closing date or that doesn’t meet the above criteria. For further information, please email

The BIMM Hamburg Bursary

We’re delighted to be able to offer our students the opportunity to apply for a BIMM Hamburg Bursary. These are specifically for committed applicants to contribute towards the cost of essential student equipment.

This year BIMM Hamburg will be offering a bursary for each of its three degree course disciplines; Music Performance, Music Production and Music Business.

Each BIMM Bursary will be for €500 and will be awarded to three students who enrol at BIMM Hamburg in October 2019. If your application is successful, you’ll receive the money in one instalment at the start of your first term.

The criteria in order to be considered are as follows. You must:

  • Have applied to study at BIMM Hamburg before 31st July 2019, passed an assessment and accepted your offer of study. This is inclusive of paying your deposit to secure your place on the course.
  • Have a household income below €36,000 per annum
  • Be a UK or EU national

There are a few steps involved in the application process, please contact for more information.