Scholarships in Music

Music Composition Scholarship

Award: $3,500, Deadline: August 1

Applicant must be a traditional undergraduate full-time Conservatory major. Selection based upon academic record and musical performance with the primary instrument.

Music Major Academic Scholarship

Award: $3,400, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must have a minimum combined SAT I score of 1150 and demonstrate performance ability.

George David Weiss Award

Award: $2,000, Deadline: April 30 (Priority)

Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student and must exemplify the qualities of composer/songwriter George David Weiss.

Carmean Talent Award

Award: $1,500, Deadline: None

Audition is required.

Fine Arts Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must demonstrate talent in art, music, or theatre. Audition or portfolio is required.

Music Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be admitted to Queens and Major or concentrate in Music. Strongly encouraged to audition in person. An audition DVD will be accepted only if distance prevents applicant from auditioning in person.

Fine Arts Fellowship

Award: $12,500, Deadline: January 12

Applicant must demonstrate outstanding achievement in art, music, or theatre.

Music Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must be accepted for admission and participate in the music program. Audition is required.

Lawrence M. and Louise Kresge Isaacs Endowment for Music Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1 (audition)

Applicant must demonstrate academic achievement and must audition with music faculty.

Music Grant

Award: $10,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must audition before musical faculty and participate in various music organizations.

Music Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: April 15

Audition is required.

Fine and Performing Arts Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: January 31

Applicant must participate in Fine Arts Scholarship Day on campus and audition or submit portfolio.

Music Ensemble Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: None

Awarded to non-music majors based on audition. Selected applicants must participate in ensemble to be eligible.

Fine Arts Performance Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must participate in art or music.

Music Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 10

Selection is based upon audition and interview. Band and choral scholarships are available to music and non-music majors.

Distinguished Artist Award

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must have a strong academic record and demonstrate talent in either visual arts, dance, music, theatre, or creative writing.

Conservatory Scholarship

Award: $18,000, Deadline: January 15

Selection based upon musical talent, audition with faculty, and assessed potential in composition or musical education.

Fine Arts and Performing Arts Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: Late February (recommended); April 15

Applicant must be a first-time, full-time student, demonstrate ability through audition, portfolio, or other documented experience, and file FAFSA.

Performance Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: April 1

Selection is based upon talent and potential in art, broadcasting, forensics, music, or theatre.

Fletcher Foundation Scholarship

Award: $7,500, Deadline: January 10

Applicant must be a woman, audition during Scholarship Weekend, and submit reference from music teacher. Selection is based upon general musicianship, technical proficiency, level of repertoire, academic achievement, and citizenship.

Christian Gregor Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: January 10

Applicant must be a woman, audition during Scholarship Weekend, and submit reference from music teacher. Selection is based upon general musicianship, technical proficiency, level of repertoire, academic achievement, and citizenship.

Dunford Music Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 10

Applicant must be a woman, audition during Scholarship Weekend, and submit reference from music teacher. Selection is based upon general musicianship, technical proficiency, level of repertoire, academic achievement, and citizenship.

Vardell Music Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 10

Applicant must be a woman, audition during Scholarship Weekend, and submit reference from music teacher. Selection is based upon general musicianship, technical proficiency, level of repertoire, academic achievement, and citizenship.

Brownson Memorial Leadership Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a full-time student with a minimum 2.5 GPA who is a resident of Colorado. Awarded to athletes enrolled in the School of Business (baseball, basketball), two awards to football players, one to a minority student, and one for business, music, and vocational majors. Soccer applicant must mave a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Gerlach Music Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be enrolled full time and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference is given to keyboard player.

Helen Krey Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a full-time student with a minimum 2.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need.

Henry & Chiyo Kuwahara Creative Arts Award

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 1

Award is to encourage creative projects reflecting the Japanese-American experience and providing cultural representation. Applicant must be a member of JACL. Selection is based upon personal statement, letters of recommendation, transcripts, work experience, and community involvement. Professional artists are not eligible.

Diane Lucy Ouckama Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must be majoring or minoring in music and/or theatre. Applicant must maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA, and demonstrate through performance, both on campus and off, a high level of achievement and potential in music theater.

Worship and Performing Arts Scholarship

Award: $1,250, Deadline: None

Audition is required.

University Music Scholarship

Award: $24,000, Deadline: November 1 (Early Decision/Early Action); January 15 (Regular Decision)

Applicant must be majoring in music.