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 81-100 of 142 scholarships
Ann E. Stewart Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Feb-1-2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • School (K-12): |Forest Hill High School, West Palm Beach, FL|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Two-year|Four-year|College|Vocational School|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
Lawrell?Ray?Hilgeman?Memorial?Scholarship Daviess County Community Foundation
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  • 800
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Performing Arts|
  • School (College): |Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Vocational School|
  • Extracurricular: |Veale?Creek?Theatre?in?Washington,?Indiana.|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
Brian Farnham Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Music|Theology|Art|Medicine|Health Sciences|Biology|Health Research|Social Science|
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kendall, IL|Southern Kane, IL|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Trade School|Accredited Vocational|Accredited professional School|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
Maude A. Dewey & Vivian Dewey Watson Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kendall, IL|Southern Kane, IL|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Trade School|Accredited College or University|Accredited Vocational|Accredited professional School|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
Trever Bennett Memorial Art Scholarship High Desert Community Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Art|Dance|Photography|Graphic Design|Drawing|Painting|Sculpture|Digital Production|Theatre|
  • Residence: Live in |High Desert, CA|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
Clifford Byard Memorial Scholarship Decatur County Community Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Education|Music|
  • School (K-12): |South Decatur High School, Greensburg, IN|
  • School (College): Attend a |Two-year|Four-year|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • May-1-2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |English Literature|Drama|Teaching|Speech Arts|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Jackson, IA|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College freshman|High school|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
Ed and Ruth Henderson Memorial Scholarship Fund Blackford County Community Foundation
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  • 1,250
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|English|Journalism|Secondary Education|
  • School (K-12): |Blackford High School, Hartford City, IN|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
Music Scholarship for an Undergraduate Major in Voice General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts (GFWC of MA)
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Vocal|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Massachusetts|Music School|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
Leo and Madeline Hughes Memorial Fund Scholarship Community Foundation of Jackson County
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • May-1-2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Music|Agriculture|Fine Arts|Culinary Arts|Visual Arts|Theatre|Industrial Arts|
  • School (K-12): |Maquoketa High School, Maquoketa, IA|Jackson, IA|Northeast High School, IA|
  • Residence: Live in |Clinton, IA|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
Walter Blackburn Scholarship Central Indiana Community Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Architecture|Design|Fine Arts|Performing Arts|Construction Management|
  • Residence: Live in |Marion, IN|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • School (K-12): |Cochranton High School, PA|Meadville Area Senior High School, Meadville, PA|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College or University|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • May 2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|Maine|Music School|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Age 17 and 24|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
Pearl L. Harrison Fine Arts Endowment Fund Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation, Inc.
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|Piano|
  • School (College): Attend an |Historically black colleges and universities|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
Doell Family Scholarship Community Foundation of North Central Washington
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|Journalism|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Chelan, WA|Douglas, WA|Okanogan, WA|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
Willett & Peffers Families Scholarship Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|Music Education|
  • School (K-12): |East Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|St. Charles North High School, St. Charles, IL|Aurora Central Catholic High School, Aurora, IL|Rosary High School, Aurora, IL|West Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|Yorkville High School, Yorkville, IL|Batavia High School, Batavia, IL|Aurora Christian Schools, Aurora, IL|Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, Aurora, IL|Kaneland High School, Maple Park, IL|Marmion Academy, Aurora, IL|Metea Valley High School, Aurora, IL|Newark High School, Newark, IL|Oswego East High School, Oswego, IL|Oswego High School, Oswego, IL|Parkview Christian Academy, Yorkville, IL|Plainfield South High School, Plainfield, IL|Plano High School, Plano, IL|St. Charles East High School, St. Charles, IL|Waubonsie Valley High School, Aurora, IL|Geneva High School, Geneva, IL|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Two-year|Four-year|College|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
Psi Iota Xi- Malpas Scholarship Community Foundation of Boone County
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|Art|Speech|Hearing|
  • School (K-12): |Lebanon High School, Lebanon, IN|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
Rich Scott Memorial Music Scholarship Fund Blackford County Community Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Mar-10-2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • Extracurricular: |Music|Musical Instrument|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
James A. Hyter Vocal Music Scholarship Community Foundation of Greater Memphis
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • April 2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Vocal|
  • Residence: Live in |Memphis, TN|
  • School (College): Attend a |Two-year|Four-year|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
The James M. & Virginia M. Smyth Scholarship Fund Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
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  • 2,000
  • 15 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |Music Ministry|Art|Science|Human Services|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Illinois|
  • Residence: Live in |Oklahoma|Texas|Georgia|Mississippi|Tennessee|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
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