Online Application 2017

2017-2018 Scholarship Programs at Deutsche Oper Berlin, Teatro Regio di Torino and Die Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich.

We are pleased to announce our 31st Annual Scholarship Competition giving young American singers the opportunity to work and study at Deutsche Oper Berlin, Teatro Regio di Torino, and Die Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, three of Europe's most prestigious opera companies. Up to a total of four scholarships will be awarded for the 2017-18 season. The confirmed date for the auditions is Monday, January 16th 2017 at The Liederkranz Foundation in New York City.

The scholarship is open to US citizens and permanent residents only. The scholarship competition is open to US citizens and permanent residents between the ages of 18 and 30. Selected candidates will be invited to participate in the New York auditions. Transportation to and from New York is at the candidate's own expense.

Application Details

In order to complete your application, you will need to pay a non-refundable $40 application processing fee. You may do this using PayPal after completing the form. Also, please make sure you provide a copy of your Birth Certificate, Green Card, or US Passport. You will also need to provide a current Resume/CV and a recent photograph.

The online form is SSL encrypted in order to provide you with the best security possible while processing your application. In addition, all of your information will be stored on a secured server. However, if you do not wish to use the online form, please see below for instructions on how to mail in your application.

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Mailing Your Application

For your Scholarship Application to be processed it must be accompanied by all of the required documents. The Opera Foundation will be unable to return this material.

The deadline for postmark of the Application is December 1st 2016.
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Along with your application, you will need to include a photocopy of your Birth Certificate, Green Card or US Passport. You will also need to provide a current Resume/CV and a recent photograph. Lastly, you must provide the application processing fee of $40 (non-refundable). You may pay by certified bank check or money order payable to The Opera Foundation, Inc.

Please send your completed application to the address below.

The Opera Foundation, Inc. c/o Mannheim LLC Attn: Scholarship Competition

712 Fifth Avenue 32nd Floor New York, NY 10019