Grant applications will only be accepted from individuals, for individual projects. Applications must meet the following criteria:

    Applicants must be at least 21 years old.
    Applicants must currently reside in the United States.
    Applicants must have 5 years of individual study of the violin, viola, or violoncello. This study must be documented in the resumé or curriculum vitæ, and will be verified.
    Applicants may submit only one project per grant cycle.