College Scholarships for Careers in Music

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Scholarship NameAward
$2,000
Deadline
Mar 31
Offered by
Niche
Description
Students can use the money to help cover tuition, housing, meal plans, books, computers, or any education-related expenses.
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$10,000
Deadline
Jun 17
Offered by
Scholarship Points
Description
ScholarshipPoints.com will give away more than $100,000 in scholarships this year including this $10,000 scholarship!
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$10,000
Deadline
Mar 31
Offered by
Unigo
Description
Racist. Sexist. Ageist. Don’t be an ist. Your race, gender, sexual orientation, age, etc. are important parts of your identity, but the stereotypes that accompany these labels are not what define you. Register for a free Unigo account now, and tell them how you defied a stereotype someone had of you, or defied a stereotype you had of others. Unigo is giving away TWO $10,000 scholarships, so apply now!
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ARS Recorder Workshop ScholarshipsUp to $300
Deadline
April 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Recorder Society
1129 Ruth Drive
St. Louis, MO 63122-1019
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants may be players of all ages and ability levels--recent scholarship winners range in age from 12 to 65. Applicants should show a serious interest in the recorder and enjoy sharing their love of the instrument with others. They do NOT need to be a member of ARS.
How to apply
Applications are available online. Applications for weekend scholarships are accepted up to two months before the event. Applications for summer workshops are due April 15.
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CBC Spouses Heineken USA Performing Arts ScholarshipUp to $3,000
Deadline
March 2
Renewable
No
Offered by
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
1720 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants do NOT need to be African American but must reside or attend school in a congressional district represented by a CBC member. Students must have at least a 2.5 GPA, and they must be enrolled or accepted into a full-time undergraduate degree program. Applicants must show leadership qualities and community service participation.
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$10,000
Deadline
Mar 31
Offered by
Harris Poll Online
Description
Become a member of the Harris Poll Online and you could receive money for college just by taking simple surveys. Each survey you take gets you an entry to the scholarship drawing!
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Fellowship of United Methodists in Music and Worship Arts Scholarship$1,000
Deadline
March 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
Fellowship of United Methodists in Music and Worship Arts
Robert A. Schilling
4702 Graceland Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46208-3504
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time music students pursuing a career in sacred music who are either entering freshmen or already enrolled in an accredited college, university or school of theology or pursuing an academic education in worship; be members of the United Methodist Church or be employed in the United Methodist Church for at least a year before applying and show Christian character and participation in Christian activities. Students must also demonstrate musical or other artistic talent and leadership potential. Applicants must submit applications, transcripts, personal statements and three reference letters.
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John Lennon Scholarship CompetitionUp to $20,000
Deadline
April 5
Renewable
No
Offered by
BMI Foundation Inc.
320 W. 57th Street
New York, NY 10019
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be age 15 to 25 and write an original song to be reviewed by a prestigious panel of judges. Entries are to be submitted by music schools, universities, youth orchestras and the Music Educators National Conference (MENC).
How to apply
Please see the website for a full list of eligible organizations that may submit entries.
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NFMC Hinda Honigman Award for the Blind$450-$800
Deadline
February 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Federation of Music Clubs (NC)
Regina Einig
864 Schoolhouse Road
Carbondale, IL 62902-7928
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be between the ages of 16 and 25, be an instrumentalist or vocalist and submit an affidavit from an ophthalmologist stating that they are blind. Applicants must also be affiliated with the National Federation of Music Clubs.
How to apply
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The ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer AwardsVaries
Deadline
February 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
ASCAP Foundation
One Lincoln Plaza
New York, NY 10023
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be composers who have not turned 30 before January 1 of the current year. They must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents or enrolled students with a student visa. Applicants must submit an original composition.
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$1,000
Deadline
Apr 1
Offered by
Chegg
Description
Excited for college? Chegg wants to know what part of college your most looking forward to and why. Take two minutes to apply for $1,000 - You could be this month’s winner!
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