The Salisbury Scholarships for Master’s and Doctoral Studies in Sacred Music: Organ, Musicology, and Choral Conducting
The Salisbury Scholarships support full-time graduate students in their development as performers, conductors, or academics in the field of sacred music. For the 2021–22 academic year, the AGO will accept scholarship applications from May 1 to 31, from qualified candidates at the master’s or doctoral level. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and have already completed a FAFSA application for the 2021-22 academic year.
Ronald G. Pogorzeski – Lester D. Yankee Memorial Scholarships
The Ronald G. Pogorzelski and Lester D. Yankee Memorial Scholarships are intended to support the education of talented young organists who will make significant contributions to the fields of organ playing and organ studies. Applicants are expected to have existing talent and achievements in the field of organ playing and an expressed commitment to post-graduation teaching, performing, or other serious endeavor with respect to the organ. An entering college freshman scholarship will be awarded next March-April 2021. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need and have already completed a FAFSA application for the 2021-22 academic year.
Scholarships Sponsored by Other Organizations
Foundation Academie D’Orgue de Fribourg Application deadline March 1, 2021.
Organ Scholar/Scholarship at Assumption College
Musical America Find information about several scholarships for organ/choral study.
Current Competitions Sponsored by Other Organizations
The Masterwork Music and Art Foundation Organ Competition Award $10,000. Application deadline March 15, 2021.
Augustinus Franz Kropfeiter Organ Competition Awards 4,000, 3,000, and 2,000 Euros. Contact
2021 Commission Competition for Solo Organ Award $1,500. Application deadline March 15, 2021.
St. Sulpice Composition Competition Awards 7,000 Euros. Application deadline: May 15, 2021.
Taylor Organ Competition Award: First $10,000, Second $5,000. Application deadline: October 15, 2021.
New England Carol Contest Award: $750 cash prize. Application deadline: August 15, 2021.
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).
Send a scholarship or competition announcement to AGO Headquarters.