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David Schuyler Bender, Artistic Director

Career Bridges is now accepting applications for the 2016 Career Bridges Grant Awards.

The Application deadline is April 10, 2016.  Applicants must be graduates of a university or a conservatory, show outstanding potential for a career; and be between the ages of 21-31, with special exceptions for rare voice types.

$3,500 grants will be awarded annually for a total of three years with renewed evaluation by our Panel of Experts. $500 Encouragement Grants plus evaluation from our Panel of Experts will also be awarded.

Applicants will be notified by e-mail by April 25th if they have been accepted for the final audition to be held in New York City on April 29, 2016. The 2016 Grant Winners will be evaluated before the Panel of Experts on April 30, 2016 in NYC. Winners are required to perform and will be featured during the Career Bridges Gala at the JW Marriott Essex House in NYC, May 4, 2016.

Your application is to be submitted by US Post and must include all of the following in one package (failure to include all the elements in one package may result in your application being denied):

There is a nonrefundable $25 application fee payable to Career Bridges.

NAME: ______________________________________________________________________

MAILING ADDRESS:__________________________________________________________

CITY:______________________________ STATE:____________ ZIP/CODE:____________


DAY PHONE NUMBER:____________________ EVENING PHONE:_________________

FAX NUMBER:____________________________ EMAIL:_____________________________

DATE OF BIRTH:______________________________________________________________

VOCAL CATEGORY:___________________________________________________________

Please list below and send a CD recording of two operatic arias in a foreign language and one aria or song in English.

1. ___________________________________________________________________________

2. ___________________________________________________________________________

3. ___________________________________________________________________________

SIGNATURE: _________________________________________________________________

TODAY’S DATE: _______________________________________________________________

Please mail (to the address below)  this form with your  1) Resume, including voice teachers and coaches  2) Biography  3) One High resolution photo (preferably in color) 4) A CD of the above listed material  5) Three letters of recommendation   6) A $25 application fee mailed to the address below

The Schuyler Foundation for Career Bridges, Inc.
81 Pondfield Road # 346
Bronxville, NY 10708

Phone: 914-623-8183


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