Welcome to the Sphinx Scholarship and Instrument Portal
As a Sphinx Competition alum, you are eligible for the following Sphinx programs:
To get started, review the listing of partnering institutions, determine necessary deadlines and follow instructions to apply to your institution of choice.
How does this work?
In applying to a program, if admitted, you may be eligible for the Sphinx scholarship. While scholarship slots are limited and no guarantees may be made, we encourage you to take advantage of these opportunities!
PLEASE NOTE: You must reach out to your selected program(s) and determine the appropriate deadline(s). You must go online, confirm the deadlines and submit your application directly to the program itself. Sphinx will NOT coordinate your application.
Once you make a commitment to a program, you must honor it and ensure your participation. If you do not, your status with Sphinx may be placed in jeopardy.
Looking for a better instrument?
Please select from the listing of Instrument Fund Partners and connect with them directly!
If you have any questions please contact Andre Dowell, Chief Programming Officer, Andre@SphinxMusic.org or 734-474-9208
SUMMER EDUCATION PROGRAM
Below is a listing of several top music programs which provide a limited number of scholarships to Sphinx Semi-Finalists.
Artist Development Manager
+44 (0)1728 687-109
Director of Education & Admissions
(336) 333-7450 x. 227
Hyun Soo Kim
Director of Admissions
ENCORE Chamber Music is a premiere chamber music festival for string quartets, violinists and pianists in ages 14-23. Our mission is to help young musicians find their own artistic voice through musical collaboration and interpretation. Scholarships are available.
Continuing the legacy of Encore School for Strings, ENCORE students receive daily coaching from the core faculty, watch the masterclasses and performances of world-renowned musicians, learn to teach each other, make deeper connection to music and develop artistic leadership fit for the 21st century. The programs are designed to provide a wildly creative, highly focused environment.
Operations & Events Associate
The Shouse Institute seeks emerging groups pursuing a career in chamber music to participate in the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival. Participating ensembles are viewed not as students, but as young colleagues of Festival artists. Shouse fellows enjoy intensive coaching and performance opportunities with some of the world’s most renowned chamber musicians. All Shouse fellows receive lodging, travel to and from the Festival, transportation assistance and per diem.
Qualified applicants are groups of 3 to 6 musicians. Duos will occasionally be considered.
Contact Kirsten and identify yourself as a Sphinx scholarship applicant.
6 week full scholarship program. Available for Violin, Viola, Cello and Double Bass for students in grade 9-12.
Cecile L. Forsberg
Artistic & Operations Director
National Repertory Orchestra
As a Sphinx alum entering a pre-college, undergraduate, graduate or post graduate degree program, you are eligible for the Sphinx College-Bound Program. Through this program, scholarships are provided to participating colleges/conservatories enrolling in the Fall 2017.
You need to follow the standard application and audition process including all fees and submitting a FAFSA by the appropriate deadline.
Associate Director of Conservatory Admissions
Please contact Beth Weiss to identify yourself as a Sphinx Scholarship applicant
Please identify yourself as a Sphinx Scholarship applicant on the Scholarship and Financial Aid section of the application.
Sphinx has partnerships with a number of Instrument providers that make instruments available to Semi-Finalists who have a particularly strong need for a quality instrument. Those who are selected by the partner as Instrument Fund Recipients will be able to use the instrument for one year.