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.

F. Earl Dunn Senior Band Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a senior member of the Ball State bands who aspires to become a school band director.

Edward (Bud) Hussong and Ila Stoner Hussong Memorial Scholarship

Student must be majoring in Music or Vocal Performance or have an expressed interest in pursuing a course of study in Instrumental Performance (trombone) or Vocal Performance. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.00 and demonstrate financial need.

Willo May Beresford Endowed Scholarship

Awards are restricted to students majoring in Music with piano as the performing area.

Elsie J. Taylor Memorial Scholarship

For female students studying vocal music.

The ASCAP Foundation Louis Armstrong Scholarship Honoring W.C. Handy

Created in celebration of W.C. Handy's 125th birthday, a scholarship, funded by the Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation, is awarded to a student at Mt. Vernon High School based on abilities in music performance and composition.

The Music Foundation of SW Florida College Scholarships

Each year a Southwest Florida high school senior can receive a scholarship to Edison Community College to major in music. The recipients audition for and are accepted by the Music Department at the college.

Philharmonic Musicians Scholarship Program

The Philharmonic Musician’s Professional Scholarship Fund aids students who are serious about their music and have aspirations for a career in music but need financial assistance in reaching their goals. Selection of recipients will be based on need, talent and the student’s desire to excel as a musician. This program is not intended for beginning-level or collegiate students. Scholarships are awarded specifically for student with Philharmonic Musicians. Philharmonic musicians whose primary source of income is playing with the Philharmonic are eligible to teach in this program. In the event a student is not already studying with a Philharmonic musician, the committee will make every attempt to obtain a Philharmonic musician teacher for the student.

Henry Edward Malloy Memorial Scholarship

Applicant must be a Voice major.

Mary Ellen Niel Scholarship

Eligibility: • Keyboard music major• Public service (describe in Statement of Objectives) GPA: 3.00

Jean C. Kohler Piano Memorial Scholarship

The recipient must be a full-time music major and maintain a 3.0 GPA. Preference is given to music majors who have demonstrated excellence in their music majors who do not hold other music scholarships; however, other outstanding entering freshman may also be considered if within the needs of the School of Music.

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