• Music Talent Scholarships
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  • Music Talent Scholarships

    MSUM offers a variety of music scholarships for vocalists and instrumentalists alike. Music majors and non-music majors are equally considered for scholarship awards in order to perform in MSUM ensembles such as the Wind Ensemble, Concert Choir, Orchestra, Jazz Band, Guitar Ensemble and Percussion Ensemble, as well as in the Music Industry area. Area-specific scholarships for music education, music industry, piano, composition and academics are also available for current students and upperclassmen.

    To submit a Music Scholarship Application, download the application and print out our convenient PDF form. Fill it out and mail it to us along with the required supporting materials to:

    Music Scholarships
    MSUM Music
    1104 7th Ave. South
    Moorhead, MN 56563-9971

    Please contact the department at 218.477.2101 if you would like to apply for a music scholarship after the deadline to discover if funds are still available.

    Music Scholarship Audition Day

    Friday, Jan. 15th, 2016

    Come audition for a scholarship, tour the campus, meet faculty, observe classes, enjoy a free lunch, and more, all as a part of our Music Scholarship/Dragon Preview Day!  Call or email the MSUM Music Department at 218.477.2101 to get more details or to schedule an audition during this special date!

    Skype Audition Days

    Friday, Jan. 15th, 3-5pm and Friday, Feb. 19th, 3-5pm

    If you are unable to attend the Music Scholarship Audition day, you may audition during one of our Skype Audition Days. Call or email the MSUM Music Department at 218.477.2101 to get more details or to schedule an audition.

    Scholarships Offered:

    Dorothy & Bernard Gill Endowed Scholarship

    Catherine Haukebo Endowed Family Scholarship

    James B. Henry Memorial Endowed Scholarship

    Ernest Harris Memorial Endowed Scholarship
    Piano Student

    William M. Jones Endowed Scholarship
    Plays string Instrument or sings in choir

    Paul Severson Endowed Scholarship

    Ward Dunkirk Memorial Scholarship for Music
    Music Ensembles

    Leonore Schwarz Neumaier Memorial Endowed Scholarship

    Joe Best Endowed Scholarship

    Sena Barden Memorial Endowed Scholarship Concert Choir

    Florence Vance Endowed Scholarship Fund

    Dan Preston Music Scholarshipbr />Vocal Student, Upperclassmen

    MSUM Music Department Endowed Scholarship Fund

    Music Alumni/Florence Vance Endowment

    Jennifer Rathert-Hughes Endowed Music Scholarship
    15+ credits

    John and Catherine Tesch Instrumental Music Endowment

    Dr. Rod Rothlisberger Endowed Vocal Music Scholarship
    Not required to be major or minor in Music, registered for Applied Voice Lesson and one of the large choral ensembles at MSUM

    Music Department Scholarship

    MSUM Strings Scholarship

    Friends of MSUM Orchestra Scholarship
    Non-music major, Symphony Orchestra

    Presser Foundation Scholarship
    Music Major, Senior, Recognizing Excellence

    Double Reed Scholarship

    Art Nix Scholarship

    Dr. H. D. and Yvonne Harmon Music Scholarship Fund
    Outstanding player of a brass instrument (trumpeter preferred)

    Dorothy Refling Festival Choir Scholarship

    Dorothy Jean Benton Memorial Prize for Voice

    Alice Bartels Music Scholarship

    Percussions Scholarship

    Choral/Vocal Augmented Scholarship

    Florence Vance Scholarship Fund

    Summer Kodaly Scholarship