Dieter-W.-Bäuerle-Stiftung für Wissenschaft und Kunst



The Dieter W. Bäuerle - Stiftung für Wissenschaft und Kunst is calling for applications for the

2022 Dieter W. Bäuerle Award for Music.


The prize is awarded to young musicians up to ten years after completing their studies. The award is intended to honor individuals who, with the highest musical qualifications, also develop new interdisciplinary potential (e.g. philological, editorial, in cultural communication or in the field of artistic research).


Support is given in the form of:

·         Scholarships to the benefit of artists in the early stages of their careers

·         Financial support of research trips and residencies

·         Support for research stays in the home country and abroad

·         Funding for the development of exceptional artistic projects (e.g., premiere recordings, instrument development, compositions, or artistic presentations)


The prize money amounts to 2500 Euro.


The form of the application to be submitted is open. Evidence must be provided:

·         Academic degrees

·         Artistic excellence (through documentation of reference projects, such as audio or video documentation as links, scores, etc., including media coverage)

·         Two letters of recommendation

·         Motivation letter

·         Description of the project to be funded with the award money


Send your application or nomination by January 31, 2022, exclusively by email with the subject "2022 Dieter W. Bäuerle Award for Music" to

Different file formats are to be combined into one ZIP file.

The selection of the prize winners will be made by the artistic advisory board. The legal process is excluded.

The prize will be awarded at a ceremony at Johannes Kepler University Linz in June/July 2022.