Early Music America offers scholarships to performers at all levels of experience to support attendance at early music workshops in the United States and Canada. 

2019 Scholarship Recipients

Andrew Truskowski, natural horn
Level 1 Scholarship
Workshop: Indiana University Natural Horn Workshop
David Beklovski, harpsichord
Level 2 Scholarship
Workshop: Domaine Forget (Chamber Orchestra and Continuo)
Alyssa Campbell, violin
Level 2 Scholarship
Workshop: Berwick Academy
Brenda Koh, violin
Level 2 Scholarship
Workshop: American Bach Soloists Academy
Peter Lim, harpsichord
Level 2 Scholarship
Workshop: Tafelmusik Summer Baroque Music Institute
Sinead White, soprano
Level 2 Scholarship
Workshop: Boston Early Music Festival Young Artist Training Program

Application Process


  • Early Music America membership is required of all applicants.
  • Historical performance students qualify for a one-year complimentary student membership. If you are unsure of your membership status, please contact EMA.
  • 2019 Annual Workshop Scholarship recipients will be eligible to apply again in 2021.

Materials to be Submitted

  • Contact Information
  • Education Information
  • Workshop Information
  • Personal Essay
  • One Letter of Recommendation
  • Music Selections
  • List of Works Performed

Application Instructions and Information

  • Completed online application forms must be submitted by Monday, April 6, 2020 at 11:59 PM ET.
  • One letter of recommendation must be submitted by Friday, April 10, 2020 at 11:59 PM ET.
  • If you are applying for multiple workshops, you must submit a separate application for each workshop.
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While the monetary amounts of these scholarships are set between $750-$1250, the number of scholarships awarded will be determined by the judges based on the applicant pool received.

Award announcements will be made by Friday, May 1, 2020.
Questions may be sent to EMA at info@earlymusicamerica.org.

We highly encourage you to submit your application several days prior to the deadline, so we can resolve any issues in a timely matter. We will not be able to accept any applications after the deadline has passed.

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