Chopin Fdn Scholarship for Young Pianists

DEADLINE: MAY 15

The purpose of the Chopin Foundation Scholarship Program is to support and encourage young, talented American pianists through up to four years of preparation for the National Chopin Piano Competition of the US, which is held in Miami, Florida, every five years.

Up to ten (10) renewable scholarships of $1,000 are awarded each year on a competitive basis to outstanding young American pianists who demonstrate a special affinity for the interpretation of Frédéric Chopin’s music. In addition, the Scholarship Committee may grant half-awards in the amount of $500 to qualified applicants.

PLEASE NOTE: As of this year, all Scholarship Applications must be done ONLINE at app.getacceptd.com. The application deadline is May 15, 2015. Please contact the Chopin Foundation with any questions: info@chopin.org or 305-868-0624.

[Sources: press release, app.getacceptd.com]