Scholarship and Organ Competition Announcements

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Current and Past Scholarships

Ruth and Paul Manz Organ Scholarship Award: $3,000 Application deadline is July 1, 2020.
Organ Scholar/Scholarship at Assumption College, beginning Fall, 2019.
Musical America Find information about several scholarships for organ/choral study.
Christendom College Scholarships Tentatively, four scholarships are being offered.
DeSales University offers choral scholarships. Email

Current Competitions

Wadden Sea Organ Competition 2021 Awards  33000 Euros. Application deadline: September 1, 2020.
Royal College of Organists Composition Competition Application deadline: September 1, 2020.
Taylor Organ Competition Award: First $10,000, Second $5,000. Application deadline: October 15, 2020.
New England Carol Contest  Award: $750 cash prize. Application deadline: August 15, 2020.
24th Albert Schweitzer Organ Festival High School Division Competition Award: First $7,500, Second $3,500, Third $1,750, Audience $500, Hymn Playing $1,500. Application deadline: June 1, 2021.
12th Mikael Tariverdiev International Organ Competition Award: First $5,000, Second $3,000, Third $2,000 (and other prizes).

Organ Studies

Organ and Pianoforte Academy in Saessolsheim France (July 26 to August 1, 2020)
Orgelsommer (August 10 -15, 2020)

Now Closed. 2020 Canadian International Organ Competition. Award: First $25,000 CAD, Second $15,000 CAD, Third $10,000 CAD. Application deadline: January 31, 2020.
Now Closed. Quebec Organ Competition Award: First $15,000 CAD, Second $7,500 CAD, Third $4,500 CAD. Application deadline: December 6, 2019.
Now closed. Grand Prix de Chartres Award: First Prize €4,000, Second Prize €2,500, Audience Prize €1,000. The application deadline: April 15,  2018.
Now closed. Longwood Gardens International Organ Competition Award: First Prize $40,000 (there are other prizes). Application deadline: November 5, 2018.
Now closed. 2019 Albert Schweitzer Organ Festival Award: First Prize $15,000, Second Prize $7,500, Third Prize $3,000. Application deadline: May 15, 2019.