The American Opera Society of Chicago has given annual awards to support classical music since its founding in 1924.

Scholarships include:

  • The American Opera Society of Chicago “Best Vocal Artist” Award of $10,000 in voice
  • The American Opera Society of Chicago Award in honor of James Earle Houston, of $5,000 in male voice
  • The American Opera Society of Chicago Award in honor of Patrice Michaels, of $5,000 in female voice
  • The American Opera Society of Chicago Award of $5,000, open to instrumentalists
  • The American Opera Society of Chicago Award of $5,000, open to all performance areas

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be citizens of the United States of America, living and studying within 150 miles of Chicago.
  • Applicants must be advanced students of voice, piano, strings, or other solo instruments, with potential for professional careers.
  • Applicants must be 20 to 32 years of age for voice; 16 to 32 years of age for piano, strings, and other solo instruments; as of the audition day.

 

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