The Canadian Chopin Society Scholarship Program

The Canadian Chopin Society Scholarship Program provides support and encouragement for young pianists to expand their repertoire and deepen their understanding of the music of Chopin.

Scholarships of $1000 will be awarded each year on a competitive basis to outstanding Canadian pianists who demonstrate a special affinity for the music of Fryderyk Chopin, and the potential to participate in both the Senior Division of the Canadian Chopin Piano Competition and the International F. Chopin Competition.

The Scholarship Program is open to qualified Canadian pianists (Canadian citizens or permanent residents) between the ages of 15 and 25.

Pianists wishing to apply for the Scholarship Program are invited to submit an application and video, along with a brief personal statement outlining the significance of the music of Chopin in their musical development, and a letter of recommendation from their current teacher.

Repertoire Requirements:

  • Any two Chopin etudes
  • One Chopin nocturne
  • Any one additional work by Chopin

Deadline to apply: May 15, 2018

The application can be completed online.  Please submit your personal statement, letter of reference and link to your video recording to  The  non-refundable application fee of $25 can be paid online using Paypal following the link below.

Application Form

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