Career Grants Available for Merola Alumni

Career Grants Available for Merola Alumni

If you participated in Merola within the last five years, you may be eligible for a Merola Career Grant. Grants may be designated for a specific use, such as voice lessons, language study, special coaching, audition and/or competition tour, the learning of a particular role, etc. Artists must complete an application and include a proposed budget before being considered. The application must indicate the specific need for which the artist is requesting funds. Applications must be received quarterly, by the following deadlines: December 1, March 1, June 1 and September 1.

Click to Download a PDF or a Word Document of the Merola Career Grant Application. You can also request a Word document version of the application by emailing or write to:

Merola Opera Program
Attn: Career Grants
601 Van Ness Avenue, Suite S
San Francisco, CA 94102

To submit your application via e-mail: You can type information into the required fields on the word document form and attach to an e-mail directed to

Note: These documents collect personal information such as your address and phone number, email and telephone number. We require this information to process your grant application. Your information is held offline in a secure environment and the files are destroyed after 5 years. You can request a copy of an old Grant Application that is less than 5 years old at any time by using the Secure Access Request form: Form Link. Please see our privacy policy or contact our Data Protection Officer (see privacy policy) if you have concerns or questions.

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