CLASS - Music - Merit Scholarship

The Music Merit Scholarship is for 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: 2023-2024


  • 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
  • Enrollment must be full-time during the awarding period 2023-2024
  • Demonstrate ability for high-quality performances, based on jury exams or entrance auditions with the Music Department

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.

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

CLASS - Music
Supplemental Questions
  1. Acknowledgement: I (am going to)/ (have had) an audition with the Music Department