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International Piano Competition

Sponsored by: Van Cliburn International Piano Competition

Open to accomplished pianists between the ages of 18 and 30 who are ready for careers as concert artists. Concert tours are arranged for first, second, and third place winners.


Application Deadline October 15
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Contest
Number of Applications 210
Schedule The competition is held once every four years.
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no



Max $50,000
Average $10,000
Min $4,000


Average 9

Contact Information

Alann Bedford Sampson
Interim President and CEO
Van Cliburn International Piano Competition
Van Cliburn Foundation
2525 Ridgmar Boulevard, Suite 307
Forth Worth, TX 76116 United States

Phone: (817) 738-6536
Fax: (817) 738-6534

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