School of Performing Arts Scholarships

MSUM School of Performing Arts offers a variety of acting, commercial music, dance, music, music education, musical theatre and theatre arts scholarships for current and incoming students. This would include scholarships for majors and non-majors who would like to perform in an ensemble or production but plan to major in another field. When combined with our amazingly low tuition, affordable housing, and the vibrant arts scene found in the rapidly expanding Fargo-Moorhead region, MSUM offers an exceptional value for the aspiring actor, musician, or dancer! Students can apply for university scholarships through the online scholarship application October 1-February 1.

This scholarship is awarded to upperclass (sophomore/junior/senior) music major or music minor with a minimum 3.0 GPA.  Recipients are required to participate in an ensemble on the instrument/vocal area from which they received the scholarship.

All Applicants:  Attach a Music Resume that lists your instrument/vocal range, past and current ensemble participation (curricular and extracurricular), years of applied study, teachers, awards received, honors/achievements, service to your department, school, and community.

Attach a .pdf copy of your most recent DARS report (Both are available on eServices for MSUM students).

Students applying for a scholarship in a specific instrumental/vocal area or commercial music must prepare a 4-6 minute performance using appropriate audition material as advised by your faculty.  Auditions will take place during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day each spring.

Current MSUM Upperclassman Students (having already attended at least one year at MSUM) who choose to apply for a Music Education or a Music Academic scholarship will be expected to participate in a formal interview during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day.

This scholarship is awarded to upperclass (sophomore/junior/senior) music major or music minor with a minimum 3.0 GPA.  Recipients are required to participate in an ensemble on the instrument/vocal area from which they received the scholarship.

 

 

Attach a .pdf copy of your most recent DARS report (Both are available on eServices for MSUM students).

All Applicants:  Attach a Music Resume that lists your instrument/vocal range, past and current ensemble participation (curricular and extracurricular), years of applied study, teachers, awards received, honors/achievements, service to your department, school, and community.

Students applying for a scholarship in a specific instrumental/vocal area or commercial music must prepare a 4-6 minute performance using appropriate audition material as advised by your faculty.  Auditions will take place during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day each spring.

Current MSUM Upperclassman Students (having already attended at least one year at MSUM) who choose to apply for a Music Education or a Music Academic scholarship will be expected to participate in a formal interview during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day.

 

This scholarship is awarded to upperclass (sophomore/junior/senior) music major or music minor with a minimum 3.0 GPA.  Recipients are required to participate in an ensemble on the instrument/vocal area from which they received the scholarship.

Secondary consideration may be given to a minor in English or Performing Arts.

All Applicants:  Attach a Music Resume that lists your instrument/vocal range, past and current ensemble participation (curricular and extracurricular), years of applied study, teachers, awards received, honors/achievements, service to your department, school, and community.

Attach a .pdf copy of your most recent DARS report (Both are available on eServices for MSUM students).

Students applying for a scholarship in a specific instrumental/vocal area or commercial music must prepare a 4-6 minute performance using appropriate audition material as advised by your faculty.  Auditions will take place during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day each spring.

Current MSUM Upperclassman Students (having already attended at least one year at MSUM) who choose to apply for a Music Education or a Music Academic scholarship will be expected to participate in a formal interview during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day.

 

This scholarship is awarded to upperclass (sophomore/junior/senior) music major or music minor with a minimum 3.0 GPA.  Recipients are required to participate in an ensemble on the instrument/vocal area from which they received the scholarship.

All Applicants:  Attach a Music Resume that lists your instrument/vocal range, past and current ensemble participation (curricular and extracurricular), years of applied study, teachers, awards received, honors/achievements, service to your department, school, and community. 

Attach a .pdf copy of your most recent DARS report (Both are available on eServices for MSUM students). 

Students applying for a scholarship in a specific instrumental/vocal area or commercial music must prepare a 4-6 minute performance using appropriate audition material as advised by your faculty.  Auditions will take place during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day each spring.

Current MSUM Upperclassman Students (having already attended at least one year at MSUM) who choose to apply for a Music Education or a Music Academic scholarship will be expected to participate in a formal interview during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day.

 

 

This scholarship is awarded to upperclass (sophomore/junior/senior) vocalist with a minimum 3.0 GPA.  Recipients are required to participate in an ensemble on the vocal area from which they received the scholarship.

All Applicants:  Attach a Music Resume that lists your instrument/vocal range, past and current ensemble participation (curricular and extracurricular), years of applied study, teachers, awards received, honors/achievements, service to your department, school, and community. 

Attach a .pdf copy of your most recent DARS report (Both are available on eServices for MSUM students). 

Students applying for a scholarship in a specific instrumental/vocal area or commercial music must prepare a 4-6 minute performance using appropriate audition material as advised by your faculty.  Auditions will take place during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day each spring.

Current MSUM Upperclassman Students (having already attended at least one year at MSUM) who choose to apply for a Music Education or a Music Academic scholarship will be expected to participate in a formal interview during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day.

 

 

This scholarship is awarded to upperclass (sophomore/junior/senior) vocalist with a minimum 3.0 GPA.  Recipients are required to participate in an ensemble on the vocal area from which they received the scholarship.

All Applicants:  Attach a Music Resume that lists your instrument/vocal range, past and current ensemble participation (curricular and extracurricular), years of applied study, teachers, awards received, honors/achievements, service to your department, school, and community. 

Attach a .pdf copy of your most recent DARS report (Both are available on eServices for MSUM students). 

Students applying for a scholarship in a specific instrumental/vocal area or commercial music must prepare a 4-6 minute performance using appropriate audition material as advised by your faculty.  Auditions will take place during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day each spring. 

Current MSUM Upperclassman Students (having already attended at least one year at MSUM) who choose to apply for a Music Education or a Music Academic scholarship will be expected to participate in a formal interview during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day.

 

 

This scholarship is awarded to upperclass (junior/senior) music major or music minor with a minimum 3.0 GPA.  Recipients are required to participate in an ensemble on the instrument/vocal area from which they received the scholarship.

This merit based award is designated for a female voice major, soprano or mezzo-soprano, who is in her junior or senior year in the Music Department.

 

All Applicants:  Attach a Music Resume that lists your instrument/vocal range, past and current ensemble participation (curricular and extracurricular), years of applied study, teachers, awards received, honors/achievements, service to your department, school, and community. 

Attach a .pdf copy of your most recent DARS report (Both are available on eServices for MSUM students). 

Students applying for a scholarship in a specific instrumental/vocal area or commercial music must prepare a 4-6 minute performance using appropriate audition material as advised by your faculty.  Auditions will take place during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day each spring. 

Current MSUM Upperclassman Students (having already attended at least one year at MSUM) who choose to apply for a Music Education or a Music Academic scholarship will be expected to participate in a formal interview during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day.

 

 

Freshmen who participate in Festival Choir (aka, the non-aditioned "University Choir") are eligible for this award. The winner of this award is selected exclusively by the MSUM Director of Choral Activities.

All Applicants:  Attach a Music Resume that lists your instrument/vocal range, past and current ensemble participation (curricular and extracurricular), years of applied study, teachers, awards received, honors/achievements, service to your department, school, and community.

Attach a .pdf copy of your most recent DARS report (Both are available on eServices for MSUM students).

 Students applying for a scholarship in a specific instrumental/vocal area or commercial music must prepare a 4-6 minute performance using appropriate audition material as advised by your faculty.  Auditions will take place during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day each spring.

Current MSUM Upperclassman Students (having already attended at least one year at MSUM) who choose to apply for a Music Education or a Music Academic scholarship will be expected to participate in a formal interview during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day.

 

This scholarship is awarded to upperclass (sophomore/junior/senior) double reed instrumentalist with a minimum 3.0 GPA.  Recipients are required to participate in an ensemble on the instrument area from which they received the scholarship.

All Applicants:  Attach a Music Resume that lists your instrument/vocal range, past and current ensemble participation (curricular and extracurricular), years of applied study, teachers, awards received, honors/achievements, service to your department, school, and community. 

Attach a .pdf copy of your most recent DARS report (Both are available on eServices for MSUM students). 

Students applying for a scholarship in a specific instrumental/vocal area or commercial music must prepare a 4-6 minute performance using appropriate audition material as advised by your faculty.  Auditions will take place during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day each spring. 

Current MSUM Upperclassman Students (having already attended at least one year at MSUM) who choose to apply for a Music Education or a Music Academic scholarship will be expected to participate in a formal interview during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day.