Admissions & Aid

Performance Scholarships

Performance Scholarships begin at $1,000 annually and are available to talented students in art, dance, music (both vocal and instrumental) and theatre. Scottish Arts Scholarships begin at $1,500 annually and are available to pipers and Highland dancers. 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 a student’s 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
The Department of Art and Design awards scholarships to talented artists in any medium via portfolio submission.

Dance
The Dance Department awards scholarships to talented dancers through a group or individual audition process. The current year’s audition dates are available on the Dance Department Web site.

Music
The Music Department awards scholarships to both instrumentalists and vocalists through an audition process. Auditions are scheduled on an individual basis by contacting the Music Department.

Theatre
The Theatre Department awards acting scholarships through an audition process and technical theatre scholarships via portfolio submission. Auditions are scheduled on an individual basis by contacting the 
Theatre Department.

Scottish Arts Scholarship
Students demonstrating a high level of accomplishment in Highland dancing or piping (regardless of intended major) who audition by March 1 are eligible for $1,500.