Music Scholarships

Musical Merit Scholarship

$8,000, renewable*
Awarded to first-time freshmen who are pursuing a major in music and demonstrate exceptional music talent. One new Musical Merit Scholarship recipient is selected per year. This award is made in lieu of the music scholarship. Candidates must audition with the music faculty during a spring semester Scholarship Weekend Event and be accepted for admission. If you qualify for this scholarship but have not yet received information about the Scholarship Weekend Event, please contact your admissions counselor.

Music Scholarship

Amount varies, renewable*
Awarded to students who demonstrate musical ability through an individual audition or during a Scholarship Weekend Event. Recipients are selected by the Music Department in collaboration with the Office of Financial Aid. Music Scholarships are available to music majors and minors. If you are interested in being considered for this scholarship, complete the following steps by March 31:
  • Prepare a 15-minute audition consisting of at least three selections of a contrasting nature (historic periods; genres for vocalists such as oratorio, musical theatre, art song; etc.). Selections need not be memorized, but memorization is usually more impressive. A professional accompanist will be provided if needed; pre-recorded accompaniments may also be used.
  • Schedule an audition:

Worship Arts Scholarship

Amount varies, renewable*
Awarded to students who demonstrate musical ability through an individual audition or during a Scholarship Weekend Event. Recipients are selected by the Department of Worship Arts in collaboration with the Office of Financial Aid. Worship Arts Scholarships are available to Christian Ministries: Worship Arts majors and minors. If you are interested in being considered for this scholarship, complete the following steps by March 31:
  • Prepare a 15-minute audition consisting of at least three selections ideally representing a breadth of musical genres (e.g., contemporary worship song; traditional hymn; gospel; rock; classical; folk; etc.). Selections need not be memorized, but memorization is usually more impressive. An accompanist will be provided if needed; pre-recorded accompaniments may also be used.

  • Scholarships are renewable for students taking at least 3 credit hours per semester of Christian Ministry or Music courses required for the Christian Ministries: Worship Arts degree.
  • Schedule an audition:

For More Information 

*A student may not combine the music, worship arts and/or music merit scholarship.