The Foundation of Friends of the Public University for Music and Performing Arts Stuttgart e.V. is the benefactor behind this award. The goal is to support gifted students and to help in financially hard situations. Therefore interest-free loans are granted towards the acquisition, reparation and insurance of work equipment.
Students enrolled in Creative Arts, Performing Arts, Music or Musical Science at the Public University for Music and Performing Arts Stuttgart may apply. Financial indigence has to be shown. Academic performance is the main selection criterion.