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.

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  • 700
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • School (K-12): |Home School|Public School|Private School|
  • Religion: |Presbyterian|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.0
Paul F. Brown Scholarship Fund Baton Rouge Area Foundation
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  • 3,000
  • 2 awards
  • May-31-2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|Music Education|Arts in Music|
  • School (College): Attend |Louisiana State University College of Music (LA)|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College freshman|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 500 - 2,500
  • 1 award
  • April 2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Education|Music|Literature|Physical Sciences|Life Sciences|Computer Engineering|Classical Music|Religious Music|Rehabilitation|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|Naturalized U.S. Citizen|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
Women's Italian Club of Boston Scholarship General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts (GFWC of MA)
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  • 1,000
  • 2 awards
  • March 2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • Residence: |Legal U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): Attend a college in |Massachusetts|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.0
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • April 2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Music|Civil Engineering|Mechanical Engineering|Electrical Engineering|
  • School (College): Attend |University of Alaska, AK|
  • Extracurricular: |Community Service|
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 2.0
Summer Music Scholarships Sigma Alpha Iota National Headquarters
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  • 1,000
  • 5 awards
  • Mar-15-2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • Organization: Sigma Alpha Iota Fraternity (Club)
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.0
Irene E. Kubisiak Scholarship Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin
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  • 800
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music Education|Music Performance|
  • School (K-12): |High School|
  • Residence: Live in |Portage, WI|
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|Art|Mathematics|Science|Agriculture|
  • School (K-12): |Tennessee High School, Bristol, TN|Virginia High School, Bristol, VA|John S. Battle High School, Bristol, VA|Sullivan Central High School, Blountville, TN|Bland High School, Bland, VA|
  • School (College): Attend |Emory and Henry College (VA)|King University (TN)|East Tennessee State University (TN)|The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture (TN)|
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Instrumental Music|
  • Organization: Blacksburg High School Band (School Band)
  • School (K-12): |Blacksburg High School, Blacksburg, VA|
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • July 2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Organ Music|
  • School (College): Attend |Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago (IL)|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Heroism|
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.0
George E. Judd Scholarship Fund Southwest Florida Community Foundation
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  • 5,300
  • 2 awards
  • March 2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Fine Arts|Performing Arts|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|Private|
  • Residence: Live in |Lee, FL|
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 4.5
Malkmus Scholarship Baltimore Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • March 2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • School (K-12): |Public High School|
  • Residence: Live in |Baltimore, MD|
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.0
Mildred E. Troske Music Scholarship Grand Rapids Community Foundation
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  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • Residence: Live in |Kent, MI|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • Residence: Live in |Kent, MI|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 4.5
Lee & Bessie S. Blazer Memorial Scholarship Hancock County Community Foundation
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  • 10,992
  • 1 award
  • March 2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public High School|
  • Residence: Live in |Hancock, IN|
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 5.0
Miriam Hoffman Scholarship General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
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  • 500 - 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Music|Music Ministry|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
Posie Tomlinson Scholarship Kalamazoo Community Foundation
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • Apr-15-2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • Organization: Kalamazoo Junior Symphony (Club)
  • School (College): |Four-year|College|Music School|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
Scholarships from The Fellowship Fellowship of United Methodists in Music and Worship Arts
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-31-2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Sacred Music|
  • Employer: |The United Methodist Church|
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 3,500
  • 1 award
  • March 2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • School (K-12): |Public High School|Baltimore, MD|
  • Residence: Live in |Baltimore, MD|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.0
The Gladys C. Anderson Memorial Scholarship American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Classical Music|Religious Music|
  • Disability: |Legally Blind|Visual Impairment|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|Naturalized U.S. Citizen|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
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