The MPower Artist Grants were launched to empower alumni of the Sphinx Competition, Sphinx Symphony, Sphinx Virtuosi, Sphinx Performance Academy, and Sphinx Medals of Excellence (years 2012 and 2013 only) to achieve their career objectives in classical music through granting competitive scholarships. Grants will range based upon the scope, need and nature of each competitive application. The primary component of the application process is a 150 words or less Project description, This project description will be initially reviewed by a subcommittee and submitted to the final panel for further consideration. Alumni applicants must be in good standing.
Key criteria in the review process and that must be addressed in the application include:
-Track record of artistic excellence
-History of serious pursuit of musical development
-Effective proposed use of MPower Artist Grant that will result in a tangible significant positive impact on the education and/or professional development of the recipient
-Proposed use of MPower Artist Grant incorporate "SMART" goals which require them to be Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Timebound
No applicant can submit more than 2 applications.
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.