Music Performance Scholarships

Here are some of the Music Performance scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.

Music Assistance Fund Scholarship Program

Scholarships are awarded to US citizens of African descent (African-American, Afro-Caribbean, or similar heritage) studying orchestral instruments who: * intend to pursue a professional career in this country's symphony orchestras; * are music majors studying in a degree program at a US conservatory, university school, department of music, or recognized summer program in North America. Please note that voice, piano, saxophone, composition, and conducting are not included. Consideration is also given to younger students who are at least 12 years of age and who demonstrate accomplishment and promise.

Fedderman Scholarship

These performance awards can amount to the equivalent of one-half of tuition and are available in both vocal and instrumental music. However financial need is not a factor when determining a talent award

Mary Lou Hoover Conrad Music Scholarship

Recipients must have a major in the School of Music, with preference given to students majoring in keyboard and voice. The award is awarded to an incoming freshman student and is renewable provided the recipient continues to meet the stated criteria.

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Scholarship Fund

College/Department: Humanities & the Arts - Music & Dance Must be music majors in good standing, registered for a minimum of 12 units at SJSU. For musicians in the traditional areas of strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion, keyboard, vocal performance, and conducting and composition and maintaining a 3.0 GPA.

Harley B. and Ruth F. Doak Music Scholarship

Recipients must be Kansas residents, with preference given to instrumental music students recognized for outstanding talent and substantial contribution toward the goals of the Department of Music.

Carole Herriott (Muncie Symphony League) Scholarship

The recipient must be a piano major, enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at Ball State with at least sophomore standing, and have an overall grade point average of 3.0, with 3.5 in the major. Students must supply two written recommendations from faculty members; one of these must be a Ball State piano instructor. Financial need will be a consideration.

Betty I. Boggs School of Music Fund

The recipient must maintain a 2.75 overall grade point average, continue to make good progress in the studio and ensemble (as determined by the respective applied faculty member), and perform a senior recital (minimum).

Bruce P. Carlson Student Scholarship Competition

92nd Annual Schubert Club Scholarship Competition The Schubert Club Student Scholarship Competition, held each spring, awards approximately $50,000 annually to young musicians. (An additional $10,000 is given away in other scholarship and grant programs.) Two cash prizes in each age and instrument category are awarded – $2000 and $1500 – to be used for further musical education. The Competition is named in memory of Bruce P. Carlson, executive director of The Schubert Club from 1968 to 2006. Participants can download and mail, or electronically submit an application. Please read all the information carefully. Applications must be received complete with all required information and one $45 (per contestant) application fee. Payments and applications can be mailed to The Schubert Club offices or online with payment through PayPal. Eligibility Requirement: Applicants must be a resident or enrolled in a learning institution within the 5-state region (MN, WI, SD, ND or IA). Please check website for dates of competition.

Promising Musician Award

Up to 100% Tuition after application of all financial aid. For exceptional musician based on recommendation of Music Chair/Department and available funds.

Music Department Scholarships

Eligibility: Music Major • Audition and/or successful juries; preference will be given to applicant participating in music departmental activity* Requires separate application; contact the Music Department GPA: 3.00

Kia Ora Foundation Travelling Scholarship in Music

Category A: to enable a senior performance student or teacher of musical performance, to travel overseas to attend master classes, to audition for entry to a music school, or for professional development.Applicants will be New Zealand citizens who are either senior students currently studying for a degree in musical performance. Or teachers in musical performance. Applicants must be able to show evidence of excellence in musical performance and achievement.Category B: The teacher travelling to New Zealand should be of such international rupute that it is expected, he/she would attract a good number of music students from around New Zealand. to his/her classes.Value: Up to 10,000 per annum.

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