Scholarships for Performing Arts Majors

Lights, camera, action… student debt? Don’t let the fear of paying for schooling deter your from pursuing your dream major in the performing arts. Focus on your craft, and let scholarships help out with the rest. There are a number of scholarships available to students majoring in the performing arts. Some are for specific institutions, and others are awarded by national organizations that sponsor the arts. While some scholarships are specific to a particular form of performance, such as dance or theatre, others cover all students majoring in the performing arts. To qualify for these sometimes competitive scholarships, you may need to audition or send in a video of your talent. You may also have to prove financial need and have good academic standing. Check out the below scholarships to find the perfect one for you.

Showing 21-40 of 142 scholarships
Jo Bortz Vocal Arts Scholarship Allegan County Community Foundation
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  • 750
  • 1 award
  • March 2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Vocal|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|College|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
Gromme, Owen /WD Art Association Wisconsin Dells Educational Foundation
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|Fine Arts|
  • School (K-12): |Wisconsin Dells High School, Wisconsin Dells, WI|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Vocational-technical / Career College|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
Roberta Bitgood Scholarship American Guild of Organists
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  • 750
  • 1 award
  • June 2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Musicals|
  • School (College): Attend a college in |Connecticut|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
Nickels for Notes Music Scholarship General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts (GFWC of MA)
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • March 2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music Education|Vocal|Instrumental Music|Music Therapy|Piano|
  • School (College): Attend a college in |Massachusetts|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
Study Scholarship for Performing Arts German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
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  • 750
  • 1 award
  • October 2022
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Performance Studies|Dance|Performing Arts|Drama|Direction|Choreography (Drama)|Musicals|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Canada| as a |Permanent U.S. Resident|Permanent Canada Resident|
  • School (College): |German university|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Fine Arts|Performing Arts|Visual Arts|
  • Residence: Live in |Kent, MI|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian|Pacific Islander|Hispanic|African American/Black|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|Art|
  • School (K-12): |Parkview Arts and Science Magnet High School, Little Rock, AR|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|Graduating High School Senior|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
Sydelle F. and Arthur I. Meyer Scholarship Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties
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  • 1,000 - 7,500
  • 1 award
  • February 2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|Visual Arts|
  • School (K-12): |Alexander W Dreyfoos School Of The Arts, West Palm Beach, FL|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
Lewis B. Barber Memorial Scholarship Fund Southwest Florida Community Foundation
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  • 5,300
  • 1 award
  • March 2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Deaf and Blind Teaching|Church Studies|Christian Music|Christian Education|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public High School|private high school| in |Charlotte, FL|Collier, FL|Glades, FL|Hendry, FL|
  • Residence: Live in |Lee, FL|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
Brian Baker Memorial Music Scholarship Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-31-2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • School (K-12): |Traverse City Central High School, Traverse City, MI|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • School (K-12): |Troy High School, Troy, OH|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 500 - 2,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|Art|Dance|
  • School (K-12): |San Dieguito Academy, Encinitas, CA|Canyon Crest Academy, San Diego, CA|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
Constant Memorial Scholarship The Rhode Island Foundation
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  • 2,000 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|Art|
  • Residence: Live in |Aquidneck Island, RI|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
Vivian Klemz Memorial Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Fine Arts|Performing Arts|Visual Arts|Creative Language Arts|
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College or University|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
Music Committee Scholarship American Legion - Kansas
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  • 500 - 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-15-2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Kansas|
  • School (College): |University|College|Kansas Jr. College (KS)|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
Stella Knobel & Mary Jean Carter Scholarship Community Foundation of North Central Washington
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Washington|
  • School (College): |Accredited Educational Program|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
DiAnn S. Harris Memorial Scholarship Phelps County Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • Feb-16-2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • School (K-12): |Holdrege High School, Holdrege, NE|
  • School (College): |University|Four-year|College|College or University|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
Beekuis Scholarship Delaware Community Foundation
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  • 3,000
  • 2 awards
  • March 2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|Mathematics|Science|Biology|Chemistry|Physics|
  • Residence: Live in |New Castle, DE|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
Michael Conrad Graebner Scholarship Baltimore Community Foundation
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  • 500 - 1,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • School (K-12): |Public High School|Towson High School, Towson, MD|
  • Residence: Live in |Baltimore, MD|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Performing Arts|Vocal|Theatre|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public High School|Accredited Private High School|
  • Residence: Live in |Wayne, OH|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
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