Performing Arts Scholarships

Scholarships open to students interesting in and/or majoring in the performing arts including Dance, Music, and Theatre/Drama.

Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards
Sponsor: ASCAP
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 15, 2022
Description: Award is open to young composers who are citizens or permanent residents of the United States or enrolled students with valid student visas who have not reached their 30th birthday by December 15, 2022.

Harvey Fellows Program
Sponsor: The 28Twelve Foundation
Amount: $16,000
Closing Date: January 3, 2023
Description: Program is open to Christian students who are pursuing graduate studies at premier universities in fields considered to be underrepresented by Christians and who possess a unique vision to impact society through their vocations. Past successful applicants were preparing for careers in Business, Economics, Finance, International diplomacy, security, journalism and media, visual and performing arts, public policy, and applied and theoretical sciences. Students from all nations are encouraged to apply.

College Achievement Awards
Sponsor: Polanki
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: January 9, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to college juniors and seniors, and current graduate students (preferred GPA of at least 3.0) who are either Wisconsin residents or attending a Wisconsin college or university. Applicant must be of Polish ancestry OR have studied Polish language, history, society, culture OR significantly engaged in Polish culture. In addition to the general scholarships, there are scholarships open to students engaged in science, music, dance, or theatre.

Kelly Lynn Lutz Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Kelly Lynn Lutz Foundation
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: January 10, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students in Kansas and Missouri who have lost at least one parent (biological or non) to cancer before the age of 22. Applicant must have an interest in education, arts, environment, math, or science.

Belin Arts Scholarship
Sponsor: F. Lammot Belin Arts Scholarship
Amount: Up to $12,000
Closing Date: January 15, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to individuals with talent in painting, sculpture, photography, music, drama, dance, literature, or architecture. Preference will be given to residents of Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Bev Sellers Memorial Scholarships
Sponsor: Young Singers Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 26, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to young women involved in the barbershop art form, to assist in the furtherance of their music education. Applicant must be an undergraduate student studying music education or vocal pedagogy.

Winston Classical Voice Scholarships
Sponsor: National Society of Arts and Letters
Amount: $12,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens between the ages of 16 and 22 years of age. Applicant must submit a ten-minute vocal performance. Scholarship funds are for private study, special training or personal advancement in the applicants’ future careers. The funds cannot be used for college tuition, housing or travel.

Arts for Life Scholarship
Sponsor: Arts For Life!
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 6, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to Florida high school seniors who demonstrate academic and artistic excellence in creative writing, dance, drama, music, or visual arts.

Stanfield and D’Orlando Legal and Art Scholarships
Sponsor: Unitarian Universalist Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 15, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students with an active relationship with Unitarian Universalism. Applicant must be studying in the fields of art or law.

Iowa Scholarship for the Arts
Sponsor: Iowa Art Council
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: April 3, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to outstanding high school seniors in Iowa who excel in the arts and will be enrolled in accredited educational programs leading to careers in the arts (literary arts, visual arts, performing arts).

Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award
Sponsor: From the Top
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2023
Description: Award is open to classical instrumentalists, vocalists, and composers between the ages of 8 through high school juniors.

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