The MUK offers its students a series of its own competitions during their studies. These include:
Fidelio competition: Every year, scholarships from the Hugo Breitner Society and HFP Steuerberatungs GmbH are awarded to young artists* at MUK in this interdisciplinary competition.
KS Gabriele Sima Singing Scholarship: Two-year scholarships are awarded, donated by the heirs and in memory of the former teacher, Gabriele Sima.
Walter Jurmann Singing and Interpretation Competition: Biennially held three students at MUK will be awarded scholarships by the heirs of Walter Jurmann.
Joe Zawinul Prize of the MUK: Dedicated to one of its most famous alumni, the annual prize is awarded in the form of a project scholarship to a student at the MUK. The aim is to enable the implementation of an innovative or musically cross-border jazz project.
MUK students can also participate in externenal competitions.