Each year the Music Department awards close to 100 music scholarships up to $10,000 each. These scholarships are awarded regardless of major, are renewable up to four years, and are in addition to any financial aid and scholarships offered by Gonzaga University.
Music Minor and Non-Major Scholarships
These scholarships are offered to students regardless of major. These scholarships are offered up to $3,000 per year over 4 years. They are offered to qualified students for membership in one of the performing ensembles. The 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.
Music Major Scholarships
Students wishing to major in music may qualify for music major scholarships. These scholarships range from $3,000 to $5000 per year over 4 years. All students receiving a Music Major Scholarship offer 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
- February 18, 2020*
*Applications and Auditions must be completed/received by this date to be guaranteed offer consideration for the 2020-21 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.
2020 Regional Vocal/Choral & Piano Scholarship Audition Dates
Saturday, February 8, 2020: Seattle, WA
Sunday, February 9, 2020: Portland, OR
Monday, February 17, 2020: Spokane, WA (Gonzaga University)
We encourage you to contact us at 509.313.6733 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For information on other forms of financial aid and scholarships available at Gonzaga, please visit the Financial Aid Office.