KS Gabriele Sima Singing Scholarship

for students of the study programme Voice and Opera of the Music and Arts University of the City of Vienna

chaired by Sebastian Sima

1st prize: scholarship € 500,—/month

2nd prize: scholarship € 300,—/month

(Duration: 12 months each, starting on 1 September 2023)

Application deadline: Mon, 5 May 2024
Audition: Mon, 3 June 2024, 14:00 (MUK.studio)

Conditions of participation:

Eligible are bachelor and master students of the MUK's Voice and Opera programme. A jury consisting of members of the MUK and external persons will evaluate the video applications and subsequently announce the two winners after the audition.

Content of the application:

  • A complete CV (German or English) as a PDF.
  • A dated audio sample/recording in a standard video format. The application video may only be uploaded on video platforms (e.g. Dailymotion, Vimeo, Youtube, etc.) and must be freely accessible (e.g. upload as "not listed" in Youtube).
  • The recording must include two works: a song of free choice and a work by Mozart/a German song.
  • A letter of motivation (German or English) as a PDF of approx. one A4 page explaining the eligibility or need for a scholarship.
  • Please send the entire application in one e-mail (incl. PDFs and link to the video).
  • Three works must be prepared for the audition. The submitted works from the video application may also be used for this purpose.

Please send your complete application documents
by Mon, 5 May 2024 to: sima-stipendium@muk.ac.at

Only application videos on popular video platforms will be accepted!