Music Scholarships

Do you have musical talent? Music organizations and art foundations offer a number of scholarships specifically for musically inclined students. Some are specifically for music, or even a particular area of music, while others are for any student pursuing studies in the fine arts. In some instances, students must be pursuing, or planning to pursue, a degree in music to be eligible. When applying for these scholarships, students may be asked to submit a sample of their musical abilities, along with letters of recommendation. Academic achievement and financial need may also be considered. If you're a musically talented student looking for help paying for college, be sure to check out the list of music scholarships below.

Showing 1-20 of 24 scholarships
View Details John and Hannah Handy Scholarship Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Extracurricular: |Music|School Activities|Sports|Arts|
  • School (K-12): |Crisfield Academy/High School, Crisfield, MD|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College or University|
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This scholarship was started to benefit graduating high school senior from Crisfield High School who have been accepted as a full-time student at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university. Applicants must demonstrate high character, integrity, intelligence and potential leadership.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 1,000 - 4,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Extracurricular: |Music|Writing|
  • School (K-12): |Santa Ana Unified School District, CA|Laguna Beach Unified School District, Orange County, CA|Santa Ana Unified School District, Orange County, CA|Laguna Beach Unified School District, CA|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Accredited College or University|
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Robert C. and Lillian DuSoe Scholarship provides an educational fund of $1,000 to $4,000. The program aims to support graduating high school students of Laguna Beach Unified School District and Santa Ana Unified School District. The applicants must demonstrate an interest in and a marked aptitude for writing or music.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.0
View Details William G. Greenly Scholarship Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore
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  • 5,000
  • 2 awards
  • Mar-21-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Extracurricular: |Community Service|Music|Volunteer Activities|Arts|Work Part-time|
  • School (K-12): |North Caroline High School, Ridgely, MD|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Four-year|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational opportunities to outstanding seniors of North Caroline High School who have demonstrated a strong work ethic and strong desire in getting a bachelor's degree and are planning to pursue a bachelor's degree at a four-year college or university.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Marilyn Jensen Memorial Fund Blue Mountain Community Foundation
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  • 525
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Extracurricular: |Music|Student Council|Drama|Sports|
  • School (K-12): |Weston McEwen High School, Athena, OR|
  • School (College): Attend a |Christian college|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational opportunities to outstanding graduating seniors of Weston-McEwen High School in Athena, Oregon who are planning to pursue a career in engineering, health-related field or a degree in ministry/humanitarian service at a Christian college.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 611
  • 2 awards
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Extracurricular: |Community Service|Music|
  • School (K-12): |Mount Vernon High School, Fortville, IN|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|
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Chris Sullivan Memorial Music Booster Scholarship is for students who, like Chris, participated in the Mt. Vernon music program. This scholarship was established by the Mt. Vernon High School Music Boosters in Chriss memory.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Extracurricular: |Music|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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The scholarship was established to award outstanding student participating in the Music Department of Chapel Hill High School.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • Feb-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Extracurricular: |Community Service|Music|School Activities|
  • School (K-12): |West High School, Sioux City, IA|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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The family of Nancy Luikart established this scholarship in 2005 to assist West High School graduating seniors of going to college to pursue a post-secondary education. Nancy was a well known mezzo-soprano soloist and vocal music teacher for thirty years. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, academic ability and have involvement in community service.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Brianna Leigh Shelton Scholarship Truman Heartland Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Extracurricular: |Music|Forensics|Theater|
  • School (K-12): |Blue Springs High School, Blue Springs, MO|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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Brianna Leigh Shelton Scholarship is offered to high school seniors students from Blue Springs High School in Blue Springs, Missouri. The scholarship worth $500 is awarded to individuals who have demonstrated involvement in music, forensics or theatre.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Eugene J. Rolfe Memorial Scholarship Truman Heartland Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Extracurricular: |Music|
  • School (K-12): |Lee's Summit West High School, Lees Summit, MO|Archbishop OHara, Kansas City, MO|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Missouri|
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Eugene J. Rolfe Memorial Scholarship was established in honor of Eugene Gene J. Rolfe in support of his goal was to eventually retire from his job and take up teaching engineering at the university level.Genes family established the scholarship to honorthe traits that they loved in Gene and to encourage young people with the same areas of interest.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Travis R. Keplinger Memorial Fund Blackford County Community Foundation
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  • 1,400
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Extracurricular: |Music|Arts|
  • Athletics: |Soccer|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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Travis R. Keplinger Memorial Fund gives financial support to a student who wants to pursue his/her college education. The program was created by Dennis and Andrea Keplinger in memory of their son Travis. Applicants of this scholarships must have participated in art, music or soccer.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Gus and Henrietta Hill Scholarship Fund Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Jan-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Extracurricular: |Music|
  • School (K-12): |Duluth East High School, Duluth, MN|
  • Athletics: |Pole Vaulting|
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The Gus and Henrietta Hill Scholarship Fund is awarded to graduating seniors from Duluth East High School. Applicants must be active in pole vaulting sports or in music activities
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Extracurricular: |Music|Religious Activities|Intellectual Quiz|Science|Club Activities|
  • Organization: Associated with the |Chess Club|
  • School (K-12): |Troy High School, Troy, OH|
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Jeff Warner Memorial Scholarship is a program open to Troy High School seniors. The scholarship was established in memory of Jeff Warner by his father Phyllis Warner. The awardees must be planning tocollege at an accredited four-year institution in the field of Math and/or Science.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Bird - Walther Music Scholarship Adams County Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Extracurricular: |Music|Performing Arts|
  • School (K-12): |North Adams High School, IN|
  • Residence: Live in |Adams, IN|
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This scholarship was established by Bobbi and Roger Mauller to honor their grandsons, Travis Bird and John Walther. Travis and John come from a long line of talented musicians. The scholarship would inspire and acknowledge future hard working music students. It aims to benefit a graduating senior from North Adams High School who has worked in the music and / or performing arts field.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Extracurricular: |Music|
  • Athletics: |Athletics|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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This scholarship was started to honor Joanie Bostics spirit, faith, love of young people and enthusiasm for Greensburg athletics. This opportunity was intended to acknowledge seniors who show outstanding school spirit by participation or support of athletics or music.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Extracurricular: |Music|Sports|
  • School (K-12): |Midland Middle High School, Wyoming, IA|Jackson, IA|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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Barry Watters Citizenship Award was established in honor of Barry Watters. The program awards students who are involved in sports and music. The applicants must demonstrate a commitment to helping others and the character strength.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Louis R. Forte Music Scholarship Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Extracurricular: |Music|Band|
  • School (K-12): |East Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|West Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kendall, IL|Southern Kane, IL|
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This scholarship was established in 2007, in memory of Louis R. Forte, a music educator for thirty-seven years at Simmons Junior High School and East Aurora High School. The scholarship aims to benefit students who are graduates of East Aurora or West Aurora High School and who have participated in the music program during high school. Participation in the band program is an advantage.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Extracurricular: |Music|Student Council|Drama|School Ambassadors|Tutoring|Mediation|
  • School (K-12): |West Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College or University|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational opportunities to outstanding high school graduates of West Aurora High School who have demonstrated strong loyalty, pride, commitment and involve with the activities of music, drama, athletics, school ambassadors, student council, tutoring, mediation or other leadership endeavors.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Glenn Miller Scholarship Glenn Miller Birthplace Society
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  • 1,000 - 3,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Extracurricular: |Music|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|College freshman|
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The scholarship was established to award graduating seniors of college freshmen who intend to make music a central part of their future.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Hester/Duggan Scholarship Kalamazoo Community Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Jan-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Extracurricular: |Music|Sports|Arts|
  • School (K-12): |Galesburg Augusta High School, Galesburg, MI|
  • School (College): Attend a |Four-year|
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The Hester/Duggan Scholarship was established in memory of Judy and Jackson Hester and Bob Duggan. The scholarship is provided to students who have excelled inacademics and the arts, music or sports, and wish to continue their education at a four-year college or university.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Broman Family Fine Arts Scholarship Community Foundation of Jackson County
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Extracurricular: |Music|Arts|Speech|
  • School (K-12): |Maquoketa High School, Maquoketa, IA|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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Dr. & Mrs. John Broman and their children started this scholarship to recognize and support a Maquoketa High School graduating senior who have great interest and involvement in the arts, especially in music and speech.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
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