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. Students can also apply for general university scholarships through the Office of Scholarship & Financial Aid.
Freshman and Transfer Music Student Scholarship
The dates below are ideal audition dates (and also line-up with current MSUM Dragon Preview Days), auditions can also be scheduled on an individual basis as needed prior to March 1st. Whether attending one of the dates below or scheduling your own audition date, be certain to contact the MSUM School of Performing Arts to finalize plans for your audition date and time.
Freshman & Transfer Music Scholarship Application
The MSUM Department of Music is honored to announce the Jane Burkleo Scholarships. These scholarships are approximately $4,000-$8,000 each and will be awarded exclusively to incoming music majors beginning their studies during the 2018-19 school year.
To apply for these funds:
To submit a Presser Award Application (for senior music majors only):
Please contact the Music Education department if you would like to apply for a music scholarship after the deadline to discover if funds are still available.
Presser Award Application
To submit an Upperclassman Music Application:
Upperclassman Scholarship Application