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  • Activity scholarship
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    January 31
    Sponsor: Bethany Lutheran College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be passionate and talented about other activities like Theatre, Music, Art, design, Writing, Journalism, Visual/Media Arts or Speech.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    700 Luther Dr
    Mankato, MN 56001

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  • American Cultural Scholarship
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    April 15
    Sponsor: Galveston College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students of any ethnic heritage who demonstrate an appreciation of multicultural studies in language, theater, music, or community service.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    4015 Ave Q
    Galveston, TX 77550-7496

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  • Archibald Rutledge Scholarship Program
    $2,000
    February 22
    Sponsor: South Carolina State Department of Education

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors in South Carolina public schools, have attended South Carolina public schools for the past two consecutive years and be U.S. citizens. There are five categories: creative writing, dance, music, theater and visual arts. For the creative writing category, a sonnet, lyric or narrative poem no longer than one page must be submitted. For the dance category, an original, short dance composition of three to ten minutes. For the music category, an original composition of three to ten minutes must be submitted. For the theater category, an original one-act play with a performing time of eight to fifteen minutes. For the visual arts category, an original visual composition must be submitted. Compositions are judged on creativity, originality and quality of expression and content.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, composition and process folio are required.

    1429 Senate Street
    Columbia, SC 29201

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  • ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Awards
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    February 1
    Sponsor: ASCAP Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be composers who have not turned 30 before January 1 of the current year. They must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents or enrolled students with a student visa. Applicants must submit an original composition.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    One Lincoln Plaza
    New York, NY 10023

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  • Brian D. Perin Endowed Scholarship
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    October 1
    Sponsor: Northampton County Area Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students with demonstrated financial need, with preference for students who have an interest in or are involved in NCC's music offerings. Preference is also given to residents of Northampton and Monroe Counties.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    3835 Green Pond Rd
    Bethlehem, PA 18020-7599

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  • Christa Corrigan McAuliffe Scholarships
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    Sponsor: Framingham State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be prospective freshmen or full-time students and must present evidence of a demonstrated talent in one of the following: art, music, drama, creative writing, journalism, school or community leadership and specific academic discipline. Students must also present evidence of at least one of the following: combined SAT scores of at least 1100, weighted high school rank in the top 15 percent or a minimum GPA of 3.3.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    100 State Street
    Framingham, MA 01701-9101

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  • Concordia Music Activity Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Concordia University-Saint Paul

    Eligibility: Applicants must be new students enrolled full-time in the traditional undergraduate program. Students must register for two credits of music ensembles and/or music lessons (private or group) at Concordia.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1282 Concordia Ave
    Saint Paul, MN 55104-5494

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  • Concordia Music Talent Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Concordia University-Saint Paul

    Eligibility: Applicants must be new students enrolled full-time in the traditional undergraduate program. Students must audition and must register for music ensemble(s) and private lessons.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1282 Concordia Ave
    Saint Paul, MN 55104-5494

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  • Creative Arts Talent Scholarships
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    Sponsor: University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne

    Eligibility: Applicants must submit a portfolio for review and/or audition for scholarship consideration in music technology, dance, studio art, graphic design, art education, animation, pre-art therapy, pep band and choir.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2701 Spring St
    Fort Wayne, IN 46808-3994

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  • Cultural/Fine Arts Talent Scholarships
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    Sponsor: Lake-Sumter State College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be selected based on art, music or theatrical talent.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    9501 US Hwy 441
    Leesburg, FL 34788-8751

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  • Diana Love Legacy Instrumental Music Scholarship Fund
    $1,000
    February 1
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of the New River Valley

    Eligibility: Applicants must provide documentation that confirms their financial need and evidence of their commitment to high school symphonic and marching bands and musicianship.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 6009
    Christiansburg, VA 24068

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  • Ensemble Participation Scholarship
    $4,000
    March 15
    Sponsor: Gordon College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students who are not music majors or minors. Students must demonstrate a high level of musical proficiency and a desire to participate in Department of Music ensembles during their time as a Gordon College student.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    255 Grapevine Rd
    Wenham, MA 01984

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  • FCC Music Department Special Recognition Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Fresno City College

    Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate excellence in performance and contribution to the Fresno City College music program.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1101 E. University Ave
    Fresno, CA 93741

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  • Fine Arts Scholarships
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    Sponsor: Southwest Baptist University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students who are talented and willing to participate in art, music, theatre, speech and debate at Southwest Baptist University.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1600 University Ave
    Bolivar, MO 65613-2596

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  • Fine Arts Scholarships
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    Sponsor: Sterling College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be talented students who are interested in participating in music, theatre, debate, forensics, art, video production and/or journalism.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    125 W. Cooper
    Sterling, KS 67579

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  • Henry and Dorothy Diekman Worship Arts Scholarship
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    December 1
    Sponsor: Dordt University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students and demonstrate good academic standing to qualify for this award. Students must intend to major or minor in Worship Arts to be considered for the scholarship.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    700 7th St SE
    Sioux Center, IA 51250-1606

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  • Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards
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    December 15
    Sponsor: ASCAP Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be under the age of 30 and U.S. citizens or permanent residents. They must submit one original composition, including a score and performance, if possible.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    One Lincoln Plaza
    New York, NY 10023

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  • Imre and Vera Hecht Scholarship
    $2,500
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    Sponsor: CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Eligibility: Applicants must be entering freshmen with a minimum ninety high school average or greater. Students must have a minimum combined SAT score of 1100 in mathematics and critical reading. Applicants must also have a strong interest in the arts or music.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    524 W 59th St
    New York, NY 10019

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  • Joan Lans Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center

    Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate an interest in and/or involvement in music. Students must demonstrate financial need and good academic standing.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    3200 Grand Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50312

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  • John Lennon Scholarship Competition
    Up to $20,000
    February 4
    Sponsor: BMI Foundation Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be age 17 to 24 and write an original song to be reviewed by a prestigious panel of judges. Entries are to be submitted by music schools, universities, youth orchestras and the Music Educators National Conference (MENC).

    How to apply: Please see the website for a full list of eligible organizations that may submit entries.

    7 World Trade Center
    250 Greenwich Street
    New York, NY 10007

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  • Junior Composers Award
    $100-$300
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    Sponsor: National Federation of Music Clubs Junior Composers Award

    Eligibility: There are four age classes: 9 and under; 10-12; 13-15 and 16-18. Applicants must be members of the National Federation of Music Clubs. Selection is based on content and musicianship. There is a $5.00 entry fee plus state entry fee.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 2680
    Centennial, CO 80161

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  • Meistersinger Music Scholarship/Music Ensemble Grant
    $7,000
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    Sponsor: Wartburg College

    Eligibility: Applicants must respond to an audition invitation and be accepted for admission. Both music and non-music majors may apply.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    100 Wartburg Blvd.
    Waverly, IA 50677-0903

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  • Music Ensemble Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Southern Wesleyan University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be music and non-music majors who are talented and are willing to participate in music ensembles at Southern Wesleyan University.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    907 Wesleyan Drive
    Central, SC 29630-1020

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  • Music Minor Scholarship
    $2,000
    March 15
    Sponsor: Gordon College

    Eligibility: Applicants must have musical abilities and a willingness to engage and contribute to the Department of Music. Students must apply to the Department of Music by March 15 to be eligible for a music minor scholarship.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    255 Grapevine Rd
    Wenham, MA 01984

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  • Music Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Jacksonville College-Main Campus

    Eligibility: Applicants must participate in the Jacksonville College Music Program and must apply for financial aid yearly by submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students must maintain a 2.00 cumulative GPA, attend all regularly scheduled chapel meetings, maintain at least 12 semester hours of core curriculum coursework and/or courses leading to a degree in music. Applicants must submit their admissions application, an official high school transcript or proof of GED and transcripts from colleges attended.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    105 B J Albritton Dr
    Jacksonville, TX 75766-4759

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  • Music Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Stetson University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be music majors, music minors and non-music majors participating in the School of Music.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    421 N Woodland Blvd
    DeLand, FL 32723

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  • Music Scholarship
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    Sponsor: University of Sioux Falls

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students. Students must set up and complete an audition with the USF Music Department.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1101 W 22nd St
    Sioux Falls, SD 57105-1699

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  • Music Scholarship
    $5,000
    Feb 1, 2022
    Sponsor: Concordia College at Moorhead

    Eligibility: Applicants must be incoming students accepted for admission to Concordia who exhibit excellence in vocal or instrumental performance and/or composition. Students must submit a music scholarship application and perform a live finalist audition.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    901 S 8th St
    Moorhead, MN 56562

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  • Music Scholarship
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    March 1
    Sponsor: Corban University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be talented music majors or Ensemble Participant Awards for non-music majors who participate in Corban s music ensembles (Concert Band, Jazz Band, Orchestra, and Choir). Students must fill out a music scholarship application and indicate whether they are applying for a Music Major Scholarship or an Ensemble Participant Award for non-music majors. Applicants must contact the music department to arrange an audition and priority will be given to students who audition before March 1.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    5000 Deer Park Dr SE
    Salem, OR 97317-9392

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  • Music Scholarship
    $5,000
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    Sponsor: Hamline University

    Eligibility: Applicants must participate in a musical ensemble and enroll in one of the following: private music lessons or music classes once the scholarship is awarded. Students must be selected based on audition (by invitation) and may or may not major in music to be eligible for this scholarship, but students must maintain a GPA of 3.0.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1536 Hewitt Avenue
    Saint Paul, MN 55104-1284

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  • Music Scholarships
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    March 1
    Sponsor: Concordia University-Irvine

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students from any major.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1530 Concordia West
    Irvine, CA 92612-3203

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  • Music Scholarships
    $2,000-$12,000
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    Sponsor: St Olaf College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students with exceptional musical talent.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1520 St Olaf Ave
    Northfield, MN 55057-1098

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  • Music Scholarships
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    Sponsor: University of San Diego

    Eligibility: Applicants must send one letter of recommendation (one from a music professional) to musicscholarships@sandiego.edu. Students must prepare an audition, in person or virtually.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    5998 Alcala Park
    San Diego, CA 92110-2492

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  • Music Scholarships
    $2,000-$8,000
    January 19
    Sponsor: The College of Wooster

    Eligibility: Applicants must be incoming first-year students with outstanding music performance skills demonstrated by an audition or compositional skills evidenced by written scores. Students must make a music performance or submit their representative scores as required by their respective area.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1189 Beall Avenue
    Wooster, OH 44691

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  • Music Scholarships
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    February22
    Sponsor: Gonzaga University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students regardless of their intended major. Students must be accepted to the university and the application must be submitted to the music department.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    E 502 Boone Ave
    Spokane, WA 99258-0001

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  • Music Scholarships
    $15,000
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    Sponsor: Davidson College

    Eligibility: Applicants must have exceptional talent and a passion for music. Students must

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    405 N. Main Street
    Davidson, NC 28035

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  • Music Scholarships
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    March 15
    Sponsor: Hastings College

    Eligibility: Applicants must participate in a band, choir or other musical activities.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    710 N Turner Ave
    Hastings, NE 68901

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  • Music Talent Scholarships
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    Sponsor: Concordia University-Ann Arbor

    Eligibility: Applicants must have training in vocal or instrumental music regardless of major and must participate in a music ensemble and take private lessons on the awarded performing medium while enrolled at CUAA. Students willing to commit to a music major or minor may be eligible for increased scholarship funding. Applicants interested in participating in Worship Arts while at CUAA may be eligible for additional scholarship funding.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    4090 Geddes Rd
    Ann Arbor, MI 48105

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  • Nathan Lester Excellence Endowed Scholarship
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    May 31
    Sponsor: Danville Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be goal-directed and motivated young persons who displayed a positive sense of excellence in art, music, or in other academic areas. Students must demonstrate financial need. An informational essay with a minimum of 300 words is required.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1008 S Main St
    Danville, VA 24541-4004

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  • NFMC Lynn Freeman Olson Composition Awards
    $500-$1,000
    March 1 (odd numbered years)
    Sponsor: National Federation of Music Clubs Olson Awards

    Eligibility: Applicants must be at least in grade 7 and no older than age 25. Applicants must be members of the National Federation of Music Clubs and must submit an original piano composition to be judged. This biennial award is given in odd-numbered years.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    James Schnars
    331 Cleveland Street
    Apartment 804
    Clearwater, FL 33755

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  • Phyllis Mork Scholarship
    $2,000-$3,000
    February 15
    Sponsor: Glenville State University

    Eligibility: Applicant must be a deserving student who has compiled a grade point average well above the high school average. Students must also excel in one or more areas, including athletics, music, student government, community affairs, debating, dramatics, and any other activities relating to school and community.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    200 High Street
    Glenville, WV 26351-1292

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  • Sean W. Vick Endowment for Music
    Partial tuition
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    Sponsor: Angelo State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be current undergraduate students who have completed at least 30 credit hours at ASU in an academic year and must be pursuing their first bachelor's degree. Students must be interested in music and must maintain an overall institutional GPA of 3.0 or higher.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2601 W. Avenue N
    San Angelo, TX 76909

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  • Special Talent Scholarships
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    Sponsor: North Iowa Area Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be talented students who participate in art, vocal/instrumental music or athletics.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    500 College Dr
    Mason City, IA 50401

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  • Stillman Kelley National Instrumental Awards
    $200-$1,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: National Federation of Music Clubs Stillman-Kelley Award

    Eligibility: Applicants must be instrumentalists, must not reach their 19th birthday by March 1 and be members of the National Federation of Music Clubs. This award rotates by region with the Northeastern and Southeastern regions in even years and Central and Western regions in odd years.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Nathalie Steinbach
    15 Mount Vernon Avenue
    Fredericksburg, VA 22405

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  • Talent Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Southwestern Michigan College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students with demonstrated ability in art or music.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    58900 Cherry Grove Rd
    Dowagiac, MI 49047-9793

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  • Talent-Based Music Scholarships
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    Sponsor: Florida Southern College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be non-music majors at Florida Southern College. Students must audition to accept the scholarship.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr
    Lakeland, FL 33801-5698

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  • Visit Scholarship
    $1,000
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    Sponsor: Gordon College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or transfer applicants who visit campus (in person or virtually) for the first time this academic year. Students must submit applicants where they could have participated in a music audition.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    255 Grapevine Rd
    Wenham, MA 01984

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  • Visual and Performing Arts Scholarships
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    Sponsor: Delaware State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be with outstanding talents in music and who would like to be members of the Approaching Storm Band or the University Choir. Students must audition.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1200 N. Dupont Highway
    Dover, DE 19901

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