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The Georgina Joshi International Fellowship

Through the generosity of the Georgina Joshi Foundation, the Joshi family has joined hands with Indiana University Bloomington to establish the Georgina Joshi International Fellowship for the academic year 2022-2023.null

This is an opportunity presented for several Indiana University Jacobs School of Music (JSoMJSON) graduate voice students to receive funding for their entrepreneurial design projects involving international travel. The applicants selected will be provided funding for summer language full-immersion programs, airfare, and other aspects of their overall itinerary and budget as per to availability of the funds.

Founded in 1820, Indiana University Bloomington is the flagship campus of IU’s seven campuses and two regional centers statewide. Indiana University Bloomington is a public research university in Bloomington, Indiana, ranked 68thin National Universities

Why choose to study at Indiana University? Indiana University’s mission is to provide broad access to undergraduate and graduate education for students throughout Indiana, the United States. The Jacobs School of Music Intranet is one of the most comprehensive and acclaimed institutions for the study of music. It plays a key role in educating performers, scholars, and music educators who influence music performance and education around the globe.

Application Deadline:  Applications are due on the 1st of December, 2022.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Indiana University Bloomington
  • Department: Jacobs School of Music Intranet
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Award: Tuition fee
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: International and Domestic
  • The award can be taken in the USA


  • Eligible Countries: USA nationals and overseas students are eligible to apply.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects:
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • The applicants must possess intellectual curiosity about music and the humanities in general, superior musical and vocal talent, and, importantly, a warm and generous personality in short.

How to Apply

Admission applications must be submitted through the university portal. Students interested in applying for the scholarship must submit all supporting documents via email to Professor Horne at [email protected], which will then be uploaded to the IU box.

Supporting Documents:

 The students are required to present the following documents to the university:A short description of the project, including specific start and end datesSpecific information about destinations, including a proposed itineraryLinks to language schools or summer coursesA fairly detailed budget, including travel, tuition, lesson and coaching fees, and per diemWritten confirmation (copies of emails are fine) confirming the availability of the people the applicant wishes to work withA current CVPersonal EssayLetters of recommendation

Admission Requirements:

 The applicants must submit all necessary documents and meet the course-specific requirements of the university.

Language Requirement: The students must submit scores on the following English language proficiency tests:

  • TOEFL IBT – 84
  • TOEFL PBT – 560
  • TOEFL CBT – 223


The Indiana University Bloomington will award this fellowship to the selected candidates and provide them funds for summer language full-immersion programs, summer courses in song or opera, audition tours (singing for managers or opera houses) during the months immediately following graduation or short-term work with a well-known singer or coach on specific roles or repertoire. The airfare and per diems will be funded along with part of the overall itinerary and budget accordingly to the availability of the funds.

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