JOHN GOSS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded every two years in the even numbered years, the John Goss Memorial Scholarship is in memory of the late John Goss, FRCO, former conductor of the National Ballet of Canada and relative of his namesake, the British composer Sir John Goss. The scholarship of up to $3,500 is awarded to an individual for advanced organ study outside Canada. The winner must intend to return to Canada to pursue his/her career.
Click here for 2016 eligibility information and application form. Application deadline is March 31, 2016, and the John Goss scholarship will be awarded later in 2016.
All applicants must meet the following requirements:
- Canadian citizen.
- Aged 30 years or less on June 30th in the year of the award.
- Member of the RCCO.
- Associate diploma of the RCCO or equivalent or superior qualifications.
- Graduated from a university, conservatory or college within three years of the application.
- Intend to return to Canada for the purpose, though not necessarily the exclusive purpose, of performing on the organ.
Questions should be addressed to the National Office .
Peter Nikiforuk (1988)
John Charron (1990)
Sarah Macdonald (1992)
Andrew Henderson (1996)
Brennan Szafron (1998)
Craig Humber (2000)
Jonathan Oldengarm (2004)
Stephen Fraser (2006)
Ryan Enright (2008)
Donald Hunt (2010)
Francine Nguyen-Savaria (2012)
Sarah Svendsen (2014)
Shane Murphy (2016)