These scholarships are offered to instrumental and/or vocal students regardless of major over 4 years. They are offered to qualified students for membership in one of the performing ensembles. Offers cover the cost of private lessons and any lab fees involved in ensemble participation with any remaining funds applied to general tuition costs. All students receiving this offer are required to be enrolled in Applied Lessons and a Performance Ensemble each semester. Students wishing to major in music are required to declare music as their major, enroll in Music Theory I & II their first year, and participate in Applied Lessons and a Major Performance Ensemble each semester.
Lyle W. Moore Scholarship
The Lyle W. Moore Choral Scholarship is offered to 4 incoming students each year who participate in the University's Choral program. These scholarships are offered at the level of $5,000 per year over 4 years and are merit-based scholarships offered to students based on their musical excellence and academic success; recipients need not be music majors.
Dates & Deadlines
Scholarship Application Deadline
- Wednesday, February 15, 2023*
*Applications and Auditions must be completed/received by this date to be guaranteed offer consideration for the 2023-24 academic year.
You DO NOT have to be admitted to GU to audition for a music scholarship; however, you DO need to begin the application process. Although not required, all students are encouraged to complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). To begin your application process to GU, click here.
- Scholarship Audition Application
- Scholarship Material and Audition Guidelines
- Campus Maps and Driving Directions
2023 Regional Scholarship Audition Dates
Instrumental & Choir/Vocal:
- Saturday, January 28th: Spokane, WA (Gonzaga University)
- Saturday, February 11th: Seattle, WA (St. James Cathedral)
- Sunday, February 12th: Portland, OR (Jesuit High School)
We encourage you to contact us at 509.313.6733 or email@example.com.
For information on other forms of financial aid and scholarships available at Gonzaga, please visit the Financial Aid Office.