for Music Majors at UMBC
A number of merit-based scholarships are available for students who are interested in majoring in music at UMBC.
Incoming freshman and transfer students should submit application materials to the Admissions Office (410455-2291 or www.umbc.edu/Admissions) and contact Connie Bailey at the Music Department office to schedule an audition (410-455-2942 or email@example.com).
Linehan Artist Scholars Program
The Linehan Artist Scholars Program is for incoming freshmen who show high musical and intellectual ability, and who seek to develop their talent in the context of a strong liberal arts education. This scholarship awards from $5000 per year up to full tuition, room, and board for four years of undergraduate study. Prospective students must apply to the Linehan Artist Scholars Program by the January deadline and audition at the earliest possible date. Students interested in applying and auditioning for the Linehan Artist Scholars program should contact Barbara Shahpazian, Associate Director of Scholarships, for applications and audition scheduling (410-455-3813 or www.umbc.edu/las).
Fine Arts Awards
Offered to freshmen and transfer students, this scholarship is for music majors who show considerable talent and promise in music. Students audition and then are selected by the music faculty. The award offers up to $2500 per year toward tuition.
Johann E. Eltermann Award
Offered to a continuing music major, the Eltermann Award offers up to $1000 per year based on the students interest in German language or culture, as well as the quality of the student's performance in both music classes and performances. Applications can be picked up in the music office at the beginning of the spring semester.
UMBC Music Performance Fellowships
UMBC Music Performance Fellowships waive the private lesson fee for musically talented students majoring in ANY department.This program is highly competitive, and awards are based on merit, not need. Students are required to perform in The UMBC Chamber Players, Orchestra or Camerata throughout the duration of their award.
Paul Levin Memorial Scholarship
Offered to a deserving undergraduate student majoring in music and pursuing teacher certification. The student must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, majoring in music, financial need, pursuing teacher certification, and demonstrated record of community service and/or leadership.