EuroStrings Scholarships
20th Tampere Guitar Festival 4-9 June 2024



EuroStrings Scholarships

Dear Sir or Madam,
EuroStrings - European Guitar Festival Collaborative announces the first set of scholarships in its 2nd year, for the festivals in March and April 2019.

We provide international opportunities for young classical guitar players and contributes to their professional development through various educational and training programs. 

Applicants interested to attend any of the following festivals, may submit the necessary documents to be considered for a full coverage of travel, accommodation, participation costs and per diem for one candidate per each festival.
More detailed information and application deadlines are listed below.

Apply for the EuroStrings Scholarships! 

Zagreb Guitar Festival (Croatia)
30 March-5 April 2019, APPLICATION OPEN UNTIL 15 February

Internationales Gitarrenfestival Rust (Austria)
14-18 March 2019, APPLICATION OPEN UNTIL 25 February

Szeged International Guitar Festival (Hungary)
11-14 April 2019, APPLICATION OPEN UNTIL 25 March

Sarajevo International Guitar Festival (Bosnia & Herzegovina)
25-29 April 2019, APPLICATION OPEN UNTIL 1 January

Who can apply?

Young guitarists, aged between 18 and 25, with lower financial capability. Need to be a student at a music school and have to undergo professional education for at least 2 years.
These scholarships are awarded as per talent (musicianship, virtuosity, performance quality et al) and financial need of the applicant.

If you are interested to be considered, regardless of where you reside currently, please submit the following materials for review:
  • a private or unlisted YouTube video containing free choice of repertoire at about 10 min duration
  • a tax return (personal and/or parent's)
  • a short description of household status (number of people in household etc)
  • 1 A4 written out formal request for applicant's financial assistance concerning travel, accommodation, festival costs and per diems, specifying the festival of interest. This request should contain candidate's contact info - name, last name, address, email address, phone number - and personal thoughts as to why he or she is in need of the EuroStrings scholarship.

All documentation needs to be submitted in English, only the submissions in English will be considered for the selection process.

To apply please fill in the APPLICATION FORM.


*EuroStrings is the first European platform for classical guitar founded by Zagreb Guitar Festival and Music school Bonar in 2017. The platform currently gathers 17 European classical guitar festivals, and it is co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union in the period of 2017 - 2021. 

Thank you for your interest and good luck!

TGF in association with EuroStrings Team