Organ Scholar Program
The AGO Organ Scholar Program will offer emerging organists the opportunity to experience an annual ten-month internship within a significant music ministry program in the United States. The first year of the training program will coincide with the 2022–2023 academic year and will be hosted at Duke University Chapel. The application period for scholars is January 15–February 15, 2022. For more information, click here to reach Jillian Gardner, chair, organ scholar program.
Pipe Organ Encounters Scholarships
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 2022. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need and have already completed a FAFSA application for the 2022-2023 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 May 1–31, 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.