Scholarship and Organ Competition Announcements

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Current Scholarships

Fribourg University of Music Award: 500CHF annually; must already be admitted at Fribourg. Application deadline is March 1, 2019. Email
Musical America Find information about several scholarships for organ/choral study.

Current Competitions

Arthur Poister Scholarship Competition Award: First Prize $3,500, Second Prize $1,000, Third Prize $500, Audience Prize $500. Application deadline is February 6, 2019.
Albert Schweitzer Organ Festival, Hartford Connecticut Award: First Prize: $15,000, plus over $13,000 in additional prizes. Application deadline is May 15, 2019.
The First Baptist Church Thirteenth Anthem Competition. The deadline for submissions is February 4, 2019. Award: First Place $1000, Second Place $500, Third Place $300.
Carl Orff Competition Award: First Prize €5,000, Second Prize €3,000, Third Prize €1,000.  Application deadline is February 28, 2019.
Young Organist Competition 2019 sponsored by the Greater Columbia Chapter; March 9, 2019. First Prize $1,500, Second Prize $1,000, Third Prize $750.  Application deadline is February 1, 2019.
Eleventh Mikael Tariverdiev International Organ Competition Award:  $5,000 First Prize, $3,000 Second Prize, $2,000 Third Prize.  Application deadline is March 1, 2019. Facebook.
Anniversary Anthem Competition Award: $5,000. The application deadline is March 1, 2019.

Now closed. 2018 Buxtehude Organ Competition, University of Music Luebeck, Germany Awards: First Prize €8,000, Second Prize €5,000, Third Prize €3,000. Application deadline is May 01, 2018.
Now closed. Grand Prix de Chartres Awards: First Prize €4,000, Second Prize €2,500, Audience Prize €1,000. The application deadline is April 15,  2018.
Now closed. Longwood Gardens International Organ Competition Award: First Prize $40,000 (there are other prizes). Application deadline is November 5, 2018.