Performing Arts Scholarships

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

David B. Goldberg Scholarship
Sponsor: Chegg
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: November 14, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 16 years of age and currently enrolled at an accredited high school or college. Applicant must be pursuing their own love of music and should submit a short essay and one-minute video of their own content.

Bella Ballroom Excellence in Performing Arts Scholarship
Sponsor: Bella Ballroom Dance Studio
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: November 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. undergraduate students who are majoring in Dance, Theater, Music, Performing Arts or a related field. Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Applicant must submit a video showcasing their talents in the performing arts.

Concerto Competition
Sponsor: United States Marine Band
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: November 15, 2018
Description: Competition is open to high school musicians (grades 9-12) enrolled during the 2018-2019 academic year. Performers of woodwind, brass, or percussion instructions may apply. Applicant must select one of the works listed on the application for their instrument and submit an audio recording of their performance accompanied by piano, band, or orchestra.

WBDI College Scholarships
Sponsor: Women Band Directors International
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to current female college students who are preparing to be band directors.

Dr. Robert Hawkins Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: The John Philip Sousa Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 5, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently attending a college or university in the United States who are working towards a degree in instrumental (Band) music education.

Belin Arts Scholarship
Sponsor: F. Lammot Belin Arts Scholarship
Amount: Up to $12,000
Closing Date: December 15, 2018
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.

Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award
Sponsor: From the Top
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: January 7, 2019
Description: Award is open to classical instrumentalists, vocalists, and composers between the ages of 8 and 18 who have not yet entered college during the 2018-2019 academic year. This is the second deadline. Deadline III is March 4, 2019.

Kelly Lynn Lutz Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Kelly Lynn Lutz Foundation
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: January 10, 2019
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.

College Achievement Awards
Sponsor: Polanki
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: January 14, 2019
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 dance or theater or studying science.

Bev Sellers Memorial Scholarships
Sponsor: Young Singers Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 25, 2019
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.

American Legion – Department of Kansas Scholarships
Sponsor: The American Legion – Department of Kansas
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 15, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current college students from the state of Kansas. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open to Nursing majors, children of veterans, Scouts, athletes, and students with talent in music and public speaking.

Nellie Love Butcher Music Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students pursuing an education in piano or voice. Applicant must submit a performance CD. Special consideration shall be given to students currently attending the Duke Ellington School of Performing Arts in Washington, DC.

Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award
Sponsor: From the Top
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: March 4, 2019
Description: Award is open to classical instrumentalists, vocalists, and composers between the ages of 8 and 18 who have not yet entered college during the 2018-2019 academic year.

Doctor Almo Sebastianelli Drum Corps Scholarship
Sponsor: The American Legion – Department of Pennsylvania
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors in Pennsylvania who are the child or grandchild of a living or deceased Pennsylvania Legionnaire. Applicant must be a member of a high school band who is going on to higher education majoring in music.

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