Scholarships in Music, General Performance

The Jeanne A. Toombs Memorial Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: April 1 (College Applicants); May 1 (High School Seniors)

Applicant must be a current or past resident of Carlisle, MA or Concord, MA pursuing undergraduate studies.


Jazz Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: January 31

Applicant must be a graduating Pinellas County Public High School student who has participated in jazz during their senior year and wishes to further their studies in jazz. Recorded audition, band director's recommendation, and a 100 word essay on the following topic required: "What Jazz means in my life".


Robert C. and Lillian DuSoe Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: January 16

Applicant must be a graduating senior of the Laguna Beach Unified School District or Santa Ana Unified School District who plans to attend an accredited college/university majoring in writing or music. Financial need must be demonstrated. Essay required.


Dr. Robert Hawkins Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 5

Applicant must be working toward a degree in instrumental (band) music education. Essay, current transcript, photo, and three letters of recommendation required.


Phoebe Ann Rose Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a U.S. resident who is a high school senior or college student pursuing a career in music. Minimum 2.0 GPA, personal statement, volunteer experience, transcript, and three letters of recommendation required.


AMCA Music Scholarship

Award: $1,200, Deadline: March 1

Applicants must be full-time students obtaining their bachelor's degree in a music-related field (with preference given to voice or choral concentrations) and be sponsored by a chorus of the Associated Male Choruses of America. Applicants must submit references and a personal letter.


NFMC Gretchen E. Van Roy Music Education Scholarship

Award: $1,150, Deadline: April 1

Applicants must be college juniors majoring in music education and must be affiliated with the National Federation of Music Clubs.


Cynthia and Alan Baran Fine Arts and Music Scholarship Fund

Award: -, Deadline: March 15

Applicants must be current students at an accredited college or university, take at least six credit hours and be enrolled in a bachelor's of fine art, bachelor's of studio art, master's of fine art or bachelor's or master's in music program. Art students must major in painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, photography or printmaking. Preference for music scholarships is given to those studying acoustic mandolin or acoustic guitar. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.