Scholarships for the Musically Inclined

Scholarships for the Musically Inclined

Do you have special interest in music, and want to pursue higher studies in that stream only? In United States, you will find many colleges offering music courses, but high college fee prevents many talented students from pursuing music courses. In order to help such students, there are many college scholarships for music performance to reduce financial burden of them, and help them make a bright career in the industry.

Scholarships for Music Performance

February ‘No Essay’ Scholarship of worth $2,000 is one of the most popular scholarships. The program awards $2,000 to students who are musically includes. Students can use the money to cover tuition fee, housing, meal plans, books, computers or any education-related expenses. AMCA Music Scholarship is highly prestigious scholarship that awards $1,000 – $12,000 to full-time students pursing bachelors in a music –related field. The preference will be given to voice or choral concentrations. A chorus of the Associated Male Choruses of America will sponsor the music performance, and last date of application submission is March 1.

School Band and Orchestra Magazine offers Annual Music Student Scholarship. The scholarship awards $1,000 to applicants who are public, private or home school students in grades 4 through 12. The music students need to write an essay on the given topic to get the scholarship. Five scholarships are awarded to students in grades 4 through 8, and five are awarded to students in graded 9 through 12.

In case you are not musically inclined, but have interested in Journalism, then some colleges you must consider to get higher studies in journalism:

Emerson College:

Emerson College in Boston, MA offers online journalism courses. With on-time graduation rate of 79%, the college has #282 overall ranking out of 1,394 in best nationwide colleges, and #25 state ranking out of 64 best Massachusetts colleges. In values ranking, the college scores #916 out of 1,223 among best nationwide colleges for money.

Northwestern university

Northwestern university offers fair value for money, and awards $24,336 total student loans. This private university has average SAT score of 1470, and offers Ph.D. as the highest degree. It has high freshmen retention ratio with 86% full time teachers.  Northwestern university has high ethnic diversity, and has a low crime rate, which is really appreciable. It stands on #1 ranking our 55 best Illinois colleges, #14 overall ranking out of 1,394 best nationwide colleges, and has #637 value ranking out of 1,223 best nationwide colleges for your money.

Some other reputable colleges for journalism are University of Southern California, Boston University, Syracuse University, New York University, University of Missouri-Columbia, America University, The University of Texas at Austin, Indiana University-Bloomington. All the universities listed here has 1 -10 major quality ranking, and appropriate to pursue journalism.

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