SOMA’s Certificate Courses and Diploma Modules are now eligible for the National Arts Council (NAC) Capability Development Grant!

To apply for the NAC Grant, simply complete the online application form before each application deadline, and register for your desired Certificate Course at SOMA before the start date of the course. Deadline for each application period is dependent on the start dates of the course.

For Courses On/Between    Apply By            Notified By      
15 July – 14 September 15 April 15 June
15 September – 14 November 15 June 15 August
15 November – 14 January 15 August 15 October
15 January – 14 March 15 October 15 December
15 March – 14 May 15 December 15 February
15 May – 14 July 15 February 15 April


For more information on the NAC Grant, follow this link: NAC Grant

To apply for the NAC Grant, go to Apply For NAC Grant and complete the required steps.


Eligible Certificate Courses:

Songwriting, Audio Engineering, Electronic Music Production, Pop Music Arranging and Mandarin Lyric Writing

Find out more at our Certificate Courses page!


Eligible Diploma Modules: 

Songwriting III: Writing for TV and Film, and Songwriting IV: Vocal Writing.

Find out more at our Diploma Modules page!