Artistic Achievement and Participation Awards $1,000-$1,500
Sponsor: George Fox University
Eligibility: Applicants must be incoming students demonstrating outstanding talents and intends to contribute to George Fox University community through the areas of debate, music or theatre. Students must audition or submit required portfolio to the department awarding the scholarship.
Carolyn Bailey and Dominick Argento Vocal Competition $500-$1,250
Sponsor: National Opera Association
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in undergraduate or graduate programs or the equivalent and be between the ages of 18 and 24. The applicants' teachers must be members of the National Opera Association. Selection is based on a recording of two arias for preliminary hearings and a live audition of four arias for the final judging. There is a $20 entry fee.
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Vocal Competition 1100 Baits Drive Ann Arbort, MI 48109
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.
Henry and Dorothy Diekman Worship Arts Scholarship Varies
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.
Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA in Music and intent to transfer to a four-year institution and continue musical education. Students must have service in DVC Choral/vocal area and have vocal ability and ability to contribute to the assigned choral ensemble or special vocal needs of the department.
Eligibility: Applicants must be FSU students with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who have demonstrated ability to perform classical music as demonstrated by playing the piano, other classical instruments or through vocal performance.
Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions $1,500-$15,000
Sponsor: Metropolitan Opera
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. or Canadian citizens, residents of at least one year or students in U.S. or Canadian institutions of higher learning. Applicants must also be 20 to 30 years of age, have musical training and background and demonstrate operatic potential. They must be able to sing in more than one language. Applicants must audition with five arias.
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, proof of age, proof of residency/college enrollment (foreign applicants only) and $30 application fee are required.
Eligibility: Applicants must be talented students who are interested in participating in photography, graphic design, singing, worship leading, theatre arts, oral interpretation of prose, production technology and/or hospitality.
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.
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.
Eligibility: Applicants must participate in band, choral/vocal or guitar ensemble and have notable musical accomplishments (all-region/all-area/all-state or solo/ensemble). Students must partake in an audition set up by the respective department staff and be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours which includes two non-music academic classes. Applicants must maintain a 2.5 GPA.
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.
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.
Eligibility: Applicants must be students who are involved in small singing groups, chorus, band, student publications and residence life. Students must be enrolled full-time and have a minimum GPA of 2.0.
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.
Eligibility: Applicants must be incoming freshmen, transfer or adult students enrolled full-time who sing or play musical instruments. Students must participate in the Gannon University concert band or mixed chorus during the academic year.
Stillman Kelley National Instrumental Awards $200-$1,000
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
Eligibility: Applicants must possess theatrical talent and plan to earn a bachelor's degree. Students' English language requirement is an IELTS Band Score of 7.0 or above with not less than 7.0 in each component. UK/EU students are eligible to apply.
Sponsor: George C Wallace Community College-Dothan
Eligibility: Applicants must be talented singers planning to participate in The Wallace Sound and prepare two contrasting solo excerpts such as a classical solo from a book of arias, foreign language, art songs or folk songs as well as song style of choice. Students must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and perform a one-minute song excerpts that showcase versatility, range and expression.
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal residents and middle, high school or college students. Students must submit an entry in one of the following categories: essay, song, entrepreneurial plan, short film, PSA, STEM or speech - all with the theme of the U.S. Constitution.
Eligibility: Applicants must be either high school sophomores, juniors, or seniors or 15 to 18 years old by December 1 of the year of application. Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. The disciplines included are cinematic arts, dance, jazz, music, photography, theater, visual arts, voice and writing. Those applying in the discipline of jazz music may be registered aliens. There is a nonrefundable fee.