Earning a Music degree can significantly increase your job opportunities and earning potential. Many different disciplines can be pursued and combined. The concentrations/degrees below are the most common areas where scholarships are available:
The first place to look for scholarships is the financial aid office of the college you are attending or planning on attending. They have a list of specific scholarships for music students.
Music foundations are a great place to look for scholarships because their mission is dedicated to encouraging the creation, performance, and study of music. They offer awards, scholarships, internships, grants, and commissions.
The BMI Foundation, Inc. is a not-for-profit corporation founded to encourage music creation, performance, and study. They offer varied programs
The ASCAP Foundation is dedicated to nurturing the music talent of tomorrow, preserving the legacy of the past, and sustaining the creative incentive for today's creators through a variety of educational, professional, and humanitarian programs. These programs include:
ASCAP offers several more scholarships for High School and College. These scholarships are tied to a specific school. For more information about it, please contact your school or visit http://www.ascapfoundation.org/.