Scholarships in Music
Award: -, Deadline: March 15
Applicant must have a minimum 2.0 GPA for the music or theatre awards; minimum 2.5 GPA for the art award. Nomination by selected department is required.
Award: $3,500, Deadline: March 1 (audition)
Awards are given to music and selected non-music majors for band/orchestral instruments, keyboard, and voice performance. Selection is based upon competitive audition.
Award: $18,306, Deadline: January 15
For music, award is based upon the audition for acceptance. For art, award is based upon a portfolio that must be presented to the department. For theatre, the award is dependent upon previous acting experience and a written statement. For dance, award is based upon the audition for acceptance.
Award: $3,000, Deadline: January 15
For music, award is based upon the audition for acceptance. For art, award is based upon a portfolio that must be presented to the department. For theatre, the award is dependent upon previous acting experience and a written statement. For dance, the award is based upon the audition for acceptance.
Award: $4,000, Deadline: March 15
Award: $1,000, Deadline: October 1
Applicant must be a female U.S. citizen age 35 or over and must submit background and one or two scores of musical composition. Each score should have a performance time of 10-18 minutes. Compositions should not have previously won an award.
- No Geographic Restrictions
- No Restrictions
Award: $2,000, Deadline: August 1 (fall); December 1 (spring)
Selection is based upon formal audition and written application.
Award: $12,000, Deadline: December 1
Applicant must audition or submit a portfolio for review.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 9
Applicant must be a resident of Vermont pursuing a degree in a music-related field at an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Academic achievement and financial need must be demonstrated.
- College Senior, College Junior, Master's-level Study, College Freshman, High School Senior, Doctoral-level Study, College Sophomore
- Music Theory And Composition, Musical Instrument Repairer, Music Teacher Education, Music Business, Music, Music History And Literature, Music Education, Music, Other, Music Therapy
Award: $10,000, Deadline: Early January
Applicant must be a woman and a graduate of Wellesley College who plans to pursue further study or research abroad or in the U.S. Preference is given to music applicants and to those who have not previously held the award. Other applicants must have undergraduate background in art history. Selection is based upon merit and need.
Award: $2,000, Deadline: April 6
Applicant must come from a low-income household, be a first-generation college student, have a minimum 2.5 GPA, and must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and a permanent resident of unincorporated East Los Angeles, City of Los Angeles, Bell Gardens, Commerce, Huntington Park, Montebello, Monterey Park, or South Gate.
Award: $14,000, Deadline: Early January
Applicant must be a woman and a graduate of Wellesley and be planning for full-time graduate study abroad or in the U.S. Selection is based upon merit and need. Preference is given to applicants who will be studying/researching music composition, history, or theory.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: Varies
Applicant must be from the city of Ojai or Ventura. Applicant must submit three letters of recommendations, with two addressing applicant's musical qualifications.
Award: $2,000, Deadline: November 1
Applicant must be a woman who is a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant enrolled for post-graduate studies in music, painting, or sculpture in Canada or abroad.
- No Geographic Restrictions
- Doctoral-level Study, Master's-level Study
- Sculpture, Music History And Literature, Painting, Music, Other, Music Conducting, Music Theory And Composition, Music Teacher Education, Music, General Performance, Music Therapy, Music, Voice And Choral/opera Performance, Music, Music, Piano And Organ Performance
Award: $10,000, Deadline: November 1
Applicant must be a high school senior planning to major in music. Selection is based upon exam held in fall and audition, which must include one Baroque or Classical piece and one Romantic or Contemporary piece.
Award: $2,000, Deadline: April 1
Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15
Applicant must be a Kansas resident attending an approved Kansas college or university.
Award: $2,100, Deadline: May 15
Applicant must be a resident of the state of Maine and be between the ages 17 and 25 at time of audition. Applicant must be a music major during the fall semester at any accredited music school or university. Audition (of no more than 15 minutes) will include a performance of at least two memorized compositions from two different periods (Baroque, Classical, Romantic, or Modern). Award minimum, average, and maximum are for first, second, and third place, respectively.
Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 31
Selection is based upon audition.
Award: $3,000, Deadline: February 1
Selection is based upon audition, musical talent, and good citizenship. Financial need may be considered.
Award: $1,800, Deadline: October 31
Selection is based upon academic and artistic performance.
Award: $3,000, Deadline: April 5
Applicant must be nominated by the music department faculty.
Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 15
Selection is based upon talent and academic qualifications.
Award: $1,200, Deadline: March 1
Audition is required.
Award: -, Deadline: January 15
Applicant must be an entering freshman student who plans to pursue an undergraduate major in Arabic; art history and archaeology; Chinese; classics/ancient studies; comparative arts; comparative literature; dance; drama; English; film and media studies; French; German; modern Hebrew; history; interdisciplinary project in the humanities; literature and history; Italian; Japanese; Jewish, Islamic, and Near Eastern studies; music; philosophy; religious studies; Russian studies; or Spanish.
- No Geographic Restrictions
- College Freshman
- Russian And East European Studies, Classics And Classical Languages And Literatures, Philosophy, Spanish Language And Literature, History, Classical And Ancient Near Eastern Languages And Literatures, Other, Japanese Language And Literature, Art History, Hebrew Language And Literature, Film/video Studies, Dance, Archaeology, Drama/theater Literature, History And Criticism, Humanities, Music, Jewish/judaic Studies, Arabic Language And Literature, French Language And Literature, Religion/religious Studies, Islamic Studies, Italian Language And Literature, Comparative Literature, Chinese Language And Literature, German Language And Literature, English
Award: $1,500, Deadline: January 15
Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 31
Applicant must be a woman, a U.S. citizen, legally blind, and enrolled full time in a four-year degree program. Selection is based upon transcript, three recommendations, sample performance tape or creative writing sample, and personal statement.
Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 1
Applicant must demonstrate outstanding musical skill.
Award: $24,000, Deadline: February 15
Applicant must be a full-time student who ranks in the top tenth of their class and has a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 2020. Talent applicants must audition or have portfolio.
Award: $500, Deadline: December 1
Applicant must be a traditional undergraduate full-time Conservatory major who are in need of an instrument.