10 scholarships for 2010 have been awarded, see additional information.
The scholarship is intended to enable young music students to continue their studies within the instrumental areas of vocal studies, violin/viola, piano and cello. The scholarships are intended for students of classical music. Within the area of vocal studies, folk music is also a relevant area of study. The foundation awards two types of scholarship:
* For students of higher education level: Four scholarships of approximate value SEK 50,000 are awarded to students of higher education level at music academies or the equivalent. Applicants must be Swedish citizens. Swedish citizens studying at higher education level abroad are also able to apply. Instrumentalists who are 28 years of age or younger the year of application and vocalists who are 33 years of age or younger are welcome to apply. Auditions are held in front of a selection panel at the Malmö Academy of Music at the end of April. Applicants should be prepared to perform at least two works/parts of works of varying character. Applicants are given 15 minutes to carry out their performances. Accompaniment can be arranged.
* For students in their last year of upper secondary education: Eight scholarships (two in each instrument group) are awarded of approximate value SEK 10,000. Applicants should be registered citizens of the province of Skåne, Sweden. Auditions are held in front of a selection panel in connection with auditions for the Royal Swedish Academy of Music scholarships for young musicians. Applicants should be prepared to perform a work/part of a work. Applicants are given a maximum of 6 minutes to carry out their performance. Accompaniment can be arranged. Auditions are held during the spring term in various cities in Sweden. See the application form for details of times and venues.
Scholarship Selection Process. The foundation decides which applicants will be awarded with a scholarship after completed auditions and considering the recommendations of panel members. Decisions are based on the following principles: a) a ranking of applicants is based on audition performances and b) weight is also given to the goals stated and letter of intent given in the application.
Awarding Scholarships. Scholarships are awarded to successful applicants in the Anderslöv’s Church, Thursday June 3, 2010 at 6pm. Scholarship recipients should be prepared to give a solo performance at the awards ceremony free of charge.
Scholarship Payment. The foundation is responsible for making payment of all scholarships.
Last day for application is March 1, 2010.
Application form for students of higher education
Application form for students of upper secondary school
Link to the foundation website