Scholarship and Organ Competition Announcements

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Current and Past Scholarships

Organ Scholarship at Assumption College, beginning Fall, 2019.
Musical America Find information about several scholarships for organ/choral study.
Duke University Organ Scholar Designed as a 1–2 year appointment, Duke organ scholars receive rigorous, hands-on training in sacred music. See the AGO Job Postings or Email.
Christendom College Scholarships Tentatively, four scholarships are being offered.
DeSales University offers choral scholarships. Email

Current Competitions

2020 National Organ Playing Competition Award: First $2,000, Second $1,000, Third $500. Application deadline is Feb. 3, 2020.
Taylor Organ Competition Award: First $10,000, Second $5,00. Application deadline is Oct. 15, 2020
High School Organ Festival & Competition  Award: First $2,000, Second $1,000, Third $500, John & Margaret Mueller Hymn Prize $350. Application deadline is Dec. 16, 2019.
Quebec Organ Competition Award: First $15,000 CAD, Second $7,500 CAD, Third $4,500 CAD. Application deadline is December 6, 2019.
Young Organist Competition Greater Columbia (SC) AGO Chapter Award: First $1,500, Second $1,000, Third $750, Hymn Playing $300, Bach Performance $300. Application deadline: February 1, 2020.
2020 Canadian International Organ Competition. Award: First $25,000 CAD, Second $15,000 CAD, Third $10,000 CAD. Application deadline is January 31, 2020.
Also, see OrganPromotion for European (mostly) events.

Now closed. University of Michigan Organ Improvisation Competition Award: First Prize $3,000, Second Prize $2,000, Third Prize $1,000. Application deadline is July 1, 2019.
Now closed. Grand Prix de Chartres Award: 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.
Now closed. 2019 Albert Schweitzer Organ Festival Award: First Prize $15,000, Second Prize $7,500, Third Prize $3,000. Application deadline is May 15, 2019.