Admissions & Aid

Performance Scholarships

Performance Scholarships are available to talented students in art, dance, music (both vocal and instrumental), theatre and Scottish Arts. 

Students demonstrating exemplary performance in any of these areas may be eligible for Distinguished awards, earning up to full tuition. All funds are awarded at the discretion of the fine and performing arts faculty, and students’ intended major or minor is not a consideration.

Please see below for basic information on each scholarship and links to more detailed requirements.

Art and Design
$1,000/year. The Department of Art & Design awards scholarships to talented artists in any medium via portfolio submission.

$1,000/year. The Dance Department awards scholarships to talented dancers through a group or individual audition process. See the criteria and the current year’s audition dates.

$1,000/year. The Music Department awards scholarships both instrumentalists  and vocalists through an audition process. Auditions are scheduled on an individual basis; for details, see the department’s audition and scholarship information.

$1,000/year. The Theatre Department awards acting scholarships through an audition process and technical theatre scholarships via portfolio submission. Auditions are scheduled on an individual basis.

Scottish Arts Scholarship
$1,500/year. For students demonstrating a high level of accomplishment in Highland dancing or piping (regardless of intended major) who audition by March 1.