Six Full Scholarships For Musicians: Part One

Every day we provide scholarships for you and now we have music scholarships special over the next two days. Here are the first three.

Many talented musicians thrive in the environment of international collaboration. To support the development of young musicians and professionals, we’ve picked the best scholarships to consider for international students! Enjoy!


Yamaha Scholarship For Young Musicians – Europe

Since establishing the Yamaha Music Foundation Europe in 1989, more than 1,000 scholarships have been awarded in 32 different countries. Young musicians generally receive a one-time payment of €1,000-€2,000. 

The award can be used for any purpose, as long as it contributes to the advancement of the student’s studies. 

In order to apply for the scholarship, annual competitions take place in a variety of disciplines, from piano to string instruments. This scholarship is currently postponed, the next cohort is to be published on the website. 


Main Criteria

The YMFE scholarship is aimed at music students at European conservatoires or academies who are not older than 25 years at the time of application.

The selection is based on the demonstrated musical abilities and the existing potential of the applicants. 

In the first step, a pre-selection of applicants is made on the basis of the match samples sent, which are then invited to a prelude to a professional jury in a second step.

Find out more now. 


International Academic Scholarship For Master’s Students – Switzerland

The International Academic Scholarship will be granted to foreign students enrolled in a master’s degree programme at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, on the basis of their academic performance.

The Lucerne University Foundation awards scholarships to promote innovation and talent.

The scholarships cover the study fees and accommodation costs (university student accommodation) for the duration of a master’s degree course.


Main Criteria

Candidates should hold a recognized bachelor’s degree. Applicants should demonstrate lack of financial needs to attend the university. 

Please submit your CV, a financial self-declaration, and a two-minute video stating your motivation to study at the university. 

Find out more now. 


Colburn Conservatory of Music Full Scholarships For All Students – USA 

When Richard D. Colburn envisioned a conservatory, he wanted gifted young musicians to be able to focus on their musical education without the undue stress of tuition, room, and board. 

For this reason, Colburn Conservatory of Music, located in California, USA, offers its students a full scholarship for tuition. 

Additionally, grants cover all housing costs for students who choose to live on campus as well as an on-campus meal plan. 


Main Criteria

The conservatory welcomes applicants from around the world and does not discriminate based on country of origin. The application process for non-US citizens is the same as for US citizens. 

International students are required to submit TOEFL/IELTS certificates. 

If you are invited to the live audition, you may also be asked to interview with faculty and staff for further assessment of your English proficiency beyond your submitted test score.

Find out more now.

Another great opportunity here:

ACI Foundation Fellowships For International Students

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