CLASS - Music Merit Scholarship

The Music Merit Scholarship is for entering and continuing music majors who have demonstrated proficiency, via audition, in performance on an instrument or voice. Recipients of this award must be enrolled in an Ensemble each semester.

Award Period: Fall 2020/Spring 2021

To be selected for this opportunity, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Class level must be a: freshman, sophomore, junior or senior (first-time freshmen and transfers are encouraged to apply)
  • Major must be Music
  • Minimum Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher OR incoming GPA must be 2.5 or above for incoming freshmen or transfer student
  • Enrollment must be full-time during the awarding period 2020-2021
  • Demonstrate ability for high-quality performances, based on jury exams or entrance auditions with the Music Department

Auditions
Opportunities to audition for scholarships occur four times per year.
*Fall Conference: on the afternoon of the day before Fall classes begin.
*December: during Finals week, at the Fall-semester performance juries.
*Early February: at the incoming-student auditions.
*May: during Finals week, at the Spring-semester performance juries.
Performances may not exceed 5 minutes. Music need not be memorized.

To begin the application process, please complete your general application first then proceed to search this scholarship in the “Opportunities>>Recommended” Tab and click on APPLY

Should you have any questions, please contact Dr. Peter Yates, Chair of Music, at pfyates@cpp.edu.

Selection will be determined based on applicants’ audition and completion of their general application. Eligible winner will be notified via email

Award
Varies
Scopes
Music
Deadline
05/31/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. Acknowledgement: I (am going to)/ (have had) an audition with the Music Department