International Vocal Competition
Organized in the Netherlands, the competition is held annually and comes with good cash prizes. The participants are offered free housing with host families in the course of the competition, and also free participation in a music master class.
Julian Gayarre International Singing Competition
The competition is held in Spain annually and generally demands an operatic or classical repertoire. Jose Carreras is the Honorary President of the competition; you can download and print out an application to the competition from the Web site.
Lotte Lenya Competition for Singers
If you are a student in a music school in the Northeastern U.S. and are good at singing in the theatrical or operatic style, try out this competition. At least one of your repertoire pieces must be in German.
National Vocal Competition
For those looking for a possible career with an opera house, the National Vocal Competition is very promising. The competition is open to those under 30.