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Information about looking for and receiving music scholarships for prospective music majors.
A compilation of scholarships across diverse music disciplines, this list is updated with new opportunities and new deadlines on a regular basis.
If you're a music major and your focus is performance or a performance-related area, you will be taking what are called "applied lessons" on your primary instrument (including voice).
Looking for creative ways to pay for music school, summer music programs, transportation to auditions, even some of your college expenses?
It's important to find out the cost of attendance at every school you plan to apply to without limiting yourself to the numbers right off the bat. There's still time to consider scholarships, merit awards, FAFSA, part-time jobs, loans, and miracles!
I've always been interested, and participated in, singing and performing. I was recently a high school senior with dreams and aspirations but no real support or way of achieving them because I come from a low-income family and I know that things in life are not just handed to you. We all have to earn our share, and this is what taught me that only my hard work and tenacious attitude could get me where I wanted to head in life.