STEP ONE: Submit Application via YAPTracker
STEP TWO: Submit Teacher Recommendation
Singers may apply via video, by appointment in Cincinnati or Oxford, OH, or by
participation in a Schmidt Vocal Competition before March 10, 2019. If via the Schmidt Vocal Competition, singers must also fill out an application for the competition at schmidtcompetition.org.
Have your private teacher or choral director email Linda McAlister
firstname.lastname@example.org within 10 days of your submission.
When applying via YAPTracker:
Special note to families and teachers:
At every Schmidt Competition location, the following scholarships to SVI will be awarded:
*At every Schmidt Competition location, the following scholarships to SVI are available. Singers must apply and be accepted into the Institute for the scholarships to be awarded.
A small committee determined eligibility for need-based aid through a review of the income documentation provided by the applicant. Aid amounts vary depending on the family’s income level and circumstances. Available funding is limited and need-based financial aid will cover only a portion of the tuition cost.
Applicants are encouraged to research grants and loan programs offered by their local governments, foundations, and businesses as well as artistic and educational organizations to help supplement the assistance offered by SVI.
The William E. Schmidt Foundation
As part of its mission the William E. Schmidt Foundation provides support and encouragement to youth in the arts. Annually the Foundation provides scholarships and support to over one hundred and fifty students in the arts. The William E. Schmidt Foundation does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, disability, or sexual orientation in any of its activities or operations.
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Schmidt Vocal Institute
c/o Linda McAlister, Director
501 South Patterson Avenue
Oxford, OH 45056
Telephone (513) 529-3046