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 101-120 of 142 scholarships
Abell Family String Scholarship Community Foundation of Greater Memphis
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  • 1,200
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music String Performance|
  • Extracurricular: |Orchestra|Organized string ensemble|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
Lee S. Crabtree Scholarship Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • School (K-12): |Springfield, MA|Springfield Central High School, Springfield, MA|Springfield High School of Science and Technology, Springfield, MA|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school graduate|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
Laurel Highlands Music Scholarship Community Foundation of Fayette County
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • School (K-12): |Laurel Highlands Senior High School, Uniontown, PA|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
Nick Schoffen Music Scholarship Community Foundation of North Central Washington
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • School (K-12): |Eastmont High School, East Wenatchee, WA|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • School (K-12): |Denver School of the Arts, Denver, CO|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduating High School Senior|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
Margaret Chace Scholarship The Rhode Island Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Applied Music|
  • School (K-12): |Tiverton High School, Tiverton, RI|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • School (K-12): |Rogers High School, Newport, RI|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
Florence Lemcke Fine Arts American Legion Auxiliary - Department of Washington
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|Architecture|Literature|Fine Arts|Dance|Drama|Photography|Drawing|Painting|Sculpture|Poetry|
  • Military: |Child of Veteran|Grandchild of Veteran|Great-Grandchild of Veteran|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Washington|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
Jerry Juhl Fund for the Arts Scholarship Fund Community Foundation of Mendocino County
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|Design|Dance|Performing Arts|Film|Puppetry|Theatre|
  • School (K-12): |Mendocino High School, Mendocino, CA|Fort Bragg High School, Fort Bragg, CA|Point Arena High School, Point Arena, CA|
  • School (College): Attend a |Four-year|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.5
Andrew Baker Scholarship Community Foundation of Boone County
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • School (K-12): |Zionsville High School, Zionsville, IN|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
Peg Bond Scholarship Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |Performing Arts|Visual Arts|
  • School (K-12): |Aurora Central Catholic High School, Aurora, IL|Rosary High School, Aurora, IL|Batavia High School, Batavia, IL|Aurora Christian Schools, Aurora, IL|Marmion Academy, Aurora, IL|Parkview Christian Academy, Yorkville, IL|Yorkville Christian High School, Yorkville, IL|
  • Residence: Live in |Batavia, IL|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
Everett and Roy Hill Music Scholarship Community Foundation of North Central Washington
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Chelan, WA|Douglas, WA|Okanogan, WA|
  • Career: |Music (Minor)|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2023
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|Art|Fine Arts|Dance|Theatre|
  • Residence: Live in |Bay, MI|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
Steve Kaplan TV & Film Studies Scholarship American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Film Scoring|Television Scoring|
  • School (College): Attend a college in |Los Angeles, CA|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
Buerkle Oregon Student Access Commission
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Music|English|Mathematics|Journalism|Physical Education|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public| in |Harney, OR|Lake, OR|Malheur, OR|
  • Residence: Live in |Oregon|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
Louis Armstrong Scholarship at Aaron Copland School of Music Queens College American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Jazz Composition|
  • School (College): Attend |City University of New York (NY)|Queens College|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
The ASCAP Foundation Scholarship in Honor of Louis Armstrong American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Jazz Composition|
  • School (College): Attend |Manhattan School of Music (NY)|The New School (NY)|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
Martha l. Luigi Choral Scholarship Coastal Bend Community Foundation
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  • 8,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|Vocal|Musical Theatre|Choral Music Teaching|
  • School (K-12): |Aransas, TX|Rockport-Fulton High School, Rockport, TX|
  • Extracurricular: |Choir|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
T. Scott Eaton Scholarship Fund River Valley Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Fine Arts|Theatre|
  • Residence: Live in |Floyd, VA|Giles, VA|Montgomery, VA|Pulaski, VA|Radford, VA|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
Markarian Scholarship for Music Industry Sigma Alpha Iota National Headquarters
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • School (College): Attend |Appalachian State University, Boone, NC|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
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