Scholarships in Music

John Raymond Parker, JR. Memorial Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: May 13

Colin Wolcott Music Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a music student. Selection is based upon departmental recommendation.

Nannette Hopkins Music Scholarship

Award: $7,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be an incoming first-year student who expresses an intention of majoring or minoring in music. Financial need and audition are required.

Rose M. Volpe Music Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must have a solid academic record.

  • No Geographic Restrictions
  • No Restrictions
  • Music

Clarence and Janet Lesser Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must exhibit high interest and achievement in major area. Selection is based upon talent and academic promise.

Cape Fear Jazz Appreciation Society Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be pursuing a degree in music and be actively involved within the jazz program, including the jazz ensemble. First consideration will be given to applicants with a minimum 3.0 GPA; second consideration given to applicants with a minimum 2.5 GPA.

Levent Miguel Chen Scholarship in Music

Award: $500, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a full-time music major with a concentration of applied study in viola. Minimum 2.5 GPA.

Griffiths Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicants must be admitted Conservatory students and have outstanding musicianship and talent in the audition process.

Division of Creative Arts and Technology Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 2.7 or better and submit an essay on major selection, portfolio of work, or audition.

Janice M. Slanco-Grunewald Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and must be a leader in his/her school's or church's musical program.

  • No Geographic Restrictions
  • No Restrictions
  • Music

Strassler Scholarship

Award: $64,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must execute an interview on Strassler Scholars Day in February.

Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.

Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.

Musical Merit Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: January 31

Applicant must be a first-time freshman who is accepted for admission. Application and audition with music faculty during Presidential or Dean's weekends and be accepted for admission by the deadline date.

Music Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1 (Priority)

  • No Geographic Restrictions
  • No Restrictions
  • Music

Music Scholarships

Award: $22,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must plan to major in music, music education, music business, or jazz studies. Selection is based upon academic credentials. Audition is required.

Brooks Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Rhoda Bartell Music Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a double reed major with a minimum 2.5 GPA.

Jean Skrynski Kreuscher Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must have a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 900. Selection is based upon talent.

Louise C. McConnell Choral Scholarship

Award: $750, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be a member of the Concert Choir, and perform an outstanding audition.

Ada Mae Frailey-Saxton Music Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must rank in the top fifth of class, must have a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1100 and a minimum Theory Placement Test score of 80. Audition for department admission is required.

Grace Steadman and Margaret Steadman Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must rank in the top quarter of class and have a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1050.

Music Scholarship

Award: $760, Deadline: None

Selection is based upon audition.

Gabriel Burda Music Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: March 1

Selection is based upon audition, which must include one selection from the Baroque or Classic period and one from the Romantic or Contemporary period.

Elin Stene Scholarship

Award: $1,200, Deadline: None

Applicant must be majoring in music. Selection is based upon academic achievement.

Peter F. Eisenhardt and Susan Fish Arts Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: None

Selection is based upon financial need. Preference given to freshmen majoring in studio art, art history, new media design, music, musical theatre or theatre.

Janey Hutchinson Music Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February

Applicant must major in early childhood education and minor in music.

Helen Y. Nelson Memorial Scholarship in Music

Award: $1,000, Deadline: None

  • No Geographic Restrictions
  • No Restrictions
  • Music

Hubert and Gertrude Chanler Endowed Scholarship in the Arts

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Alice Austin Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a full-time student at the College of Arts and Sciences at SUNY Geneseo.