Organ Scholar Program
The AGO Organ Scholar Program will offer emerging organists under the age of 30 the opportunity to experience an annual ten-month internship within a significant music ministry program in the United States. Duke University Chapel will host the 2023-2024 scholar. For more information, click here to reach Jillian Gardner, chair, organ scholar program.
Pipe Organ Encounters Scholarships
Scholarships for participants in the AGO’s Pipe Organ Encounters (POE) program are not competitive and are available based on financial need only. Learn more about the POE scholarship program.
Ronald G. Pogorzelski and 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 in March-April 2023. Applications will be open from January 1-February 15, 2023. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need and have already completed a FAFSA application for the 2023-2024 academic year.
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. Past recipients may reapply but renewal of the scholarship is not guaranteed. For the 2023–2024 academic year, the AGO will accept scholarship applications from March 15–May 15, 2023, from qualified candidates at the master’s or doctoral level. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and have already completed a FAFSA application for the 2023–2024 academic year.
Scholarships Sponsored by Other Organizations
Organ Scholar/Scholarship at Assumption University
Musical America Find information about several scholarships for organ/choral study.
University of Oklahoma Scholarships: Undergraduates, Transfer Students, and Graduate Assistantships
Send a scholarship or competition announcement to AGO Headquarters.