The Great Lakes Regional AGO Convention is offering full scholarships to young organists under the age of 30 as of the date of the convention which is June 30-July 3, 2019.
All answers to the questions must be submitted electronically (in a word document or a pdf) to While the deadline has passed, we are still accepting invitations for a scholarship waiting list. Preference will be given on a first come, first serve basis.
Scholarships include the following:
  • Full conference registration
  • Hotel room at the Amway Grand Plaza (4 nights)
  • Banquet dinner on Wednesday, July 3, 2019
  • Box lunch on Tuesday, July 2, 2019

You are responsible for:

  • Getting to Grand Rapids
  • All other food costs while attending the conference
  • Any other purchases you might want to make while at the conference

As part of the requirement of receiving a scholarship, you will be assigned a few specific things to help with. These requirements will be communicated within 1-2 months of the event, but may include items from the following list:

  • Workshop greeter and assistant: you will help workshop presenters hand out handouts, figure out technology (or contact the correct person), and help guests find the correct workshop.
  • Opening Service/Recital Greeter: you will greet people and hand out programs at the door to the opening service and recitals.
  • Participate in a Master Class
  • Post on social media for the conference
  • Ticket Receiver or seller: you will sell tickets for events to non-registered guests and/or collect tickets that were bought for events.
  • Bus representative: you will be assigned a bus, and when it is full, confirm with the coordinator, and then ride with the bus to the next location.
  • “Shepherd”: you will help people find different locations within buildings
  • Extra assistance: you may be assigned 1-2 people to help shuttle around/find elevators, etc., depending on need.

 Young Organists Scholarships