Scholarships for Performing Arts Majors

Lights, camera, action… student debt? Don’t let the fear of paying for schooling deter your from pursuing your dream major in the performing arts. Focus on your craft, and let scholarships help out with the rest. There are a number of scholarships available to students majoring in the performing arts. Some are for specific institutions, and others are awarded by national organizations that sponsor the arts. While some scholarships are specific to a particular form of performance, such as dance or theatre, others cover all students majoring in the performing arts. To qualify for these sometimes competitive scholarships, you may need to audition or send in a video of your talent. You may also have to prove financial need and have good academic standing. Check out the below scholarships to find the perfect one for you.

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  • 10,000
  • 1 Award
  • n/a
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  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.0
HEEF: Arts Scholarship Orange County Community Foundation
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  • 1,000 - 2,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|Art|Dance|Performing Arts|Drama|Visual Arts|Video|New Media|
  • School (College): Attend a |Four-year|College|
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.5
John T. and Joann C. Wills Music Educator's Scholarship Community Foundation of North Central West Virginia, Inc.
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • Mar-31-2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Music Education|Instrumental Music|Choral/Vocal Music|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Preston,WV|
  • Extracurricular: |School Organizations|Community Organizations|
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 1,000
  • 3 awards
  • January 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music Education|Music Performance|
  • Residence: Live in |San Buenaventura, CA|Ojai, CA|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 4.0
Delray Beach Playhouse Ernest G. Simon Scholarship Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties
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  • 1,000 - 7,500
  • 1 award
  • Feb-1-2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Theatre|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College or University|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
J.D. Riggs Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation of North Central Washington
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  • 1,500
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Performing Arts|
  • School (K-12): |Wenatchee High School, Wenatchee, WA|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 5.0
Emmy Witt Scholarship Endowment Arkansas Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • March 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|Art|
  • Residence: Live in |Greene, AR|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Two-year|Four-year|Accredited Vocational|Accredited Trade|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2020
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  • Major: Study |Violin|Viola|Violoncello|Bass Violin|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|Master's-level study|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 12,000 - 18,000
  • 2 awards
  • March 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|Sacred Music|
  • School (College): |Accredited Institution|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 590
  • 1 award
  • March 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Art|Fine Arts|Dance|Drama|Vocal|Instrumental Music|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|Graduate Student|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • May 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • School (College): |University|College|Maine|Accredited Music School|
  • Age / Grade Level: |18 Years or Older|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • May 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • School (College): |Accredited College|Accredited University|Maine|Accredited Music School|
  • Age / Grade Level: |18 Years or Older|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 1,000 - 4,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |Music|Writing|
  • School (K-12): |Santa Ana Unified School District, CA|Laguna Beach Unified School District, Orange County, CA|Santa Ana Unified School District, Orange County, CA|Laguna Beach Unified School District, CA|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Accredited College or University|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.0
Hal Newman Memorial Music Scholarship Community Foundation of North Central Washington
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Vocal|Instrumental Music|
  • School (K-12): |Wenatchee High School, Wenatchee, WA|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Four-year|College|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
Grand Rapids Combined Theatre Scholarships Grand Rapids Community Foundation
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  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Theatre|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Four-year|Accredited Public College|Accredited Private College|Los Angeles, CA|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 700
  • 2 awards
  • January 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • Residence: Live in |San Buenaventura, CA|Ojai, CA|
  • School (College): |Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Community College|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
Bach Organ Scholarship The Rhode Island Foundation
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  • 800 - 1,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Organ Music|
  • School (College): Attend a |College| in |Rhode Island|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
The Jay Franke Scholarship Diabetes Scholars Foundation
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  • 5,000
  • 2 awards
  • April 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Music|Dance|Theatre|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Four-year|Trade School|Technical School|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
Roy W. Hill Music Scholarship Community Foundation of North Central Washington
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  • 20,000
  • 2 awards
  • Mar-1-2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • School (K-12): |High School|Chelan, WA|Douglas, WA|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-15-2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Musical Theatre|Theatre|
  • School (K-12): |Portage Central High School, Portage, MI|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
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