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Scholarships

CNU provides academic scholarships for all music majors, awarding students’ hard work and dedication, both on and off the stage. Recipients must be enrolled full time as music majors and must maintain a 3.0 or higher cumulative grade-point average.

Scholarships are awarded each year to students based on the following criteria:

  • Quality of the entrance audition
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Academic and musical achievements

Scholarship awards are determined at the conclusion of auditions each spring.

These scholarships are awarded to outstanding first-year music students who display high aptitude for study in the performing arts. These scholarships include a service component, affording you rich opportunities to apply your talents for the greater good.

This award is given each year to a piano major. Applicants must hold a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher at the time of the audition. The recipient must enroll each semester in his or her major ensemble.

This scholarship is given each year to a music major pursuing jazz studies. Applicants must hold a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher at the time of the audition. The recipient must also enroll each semester in jazz ensemble, jazz combo and jazz improvisation.

This award is given each year to a selected music major. Applicants must hold a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher at the time of the audition. The recipient must enroll each semester in his or her major ensemble.

This award is given each year to a piano major. Applicants must hold a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher at the time of the audition. The recipient must enroll each semester in his or her major ensemble.

This award is given each year to a selected music major. Applicants must hold a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher at the time of the audition. The recipient must enroll each semester in his or her major ensemble.

This award is given each year to a selected music major. Applicants must hold a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher at the time of the audition. The recipient must enroll each semester in his or her major ensemble and perform at least once a year at Trinity Lutheran Church in Newport News.

This scholarship is awarded every four years to a music major, preferably one who graduated from a York County high school. Applicants must hold a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher at the time of the audition. The recipient must enroll each semester in his or her major ensemble.

This award is given each year to a selected music major. Applicants must hold a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher at the time of the audition. The recipient must enroll each semester in his or her major ensemble. The scholarship is renewable for up to three additional years.

This award is given each year to a selected music major. Applicants must hold a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher at the time of the audition. The recipient must enroll each semester in his or her major ensemble.

These awards are made each year to four vocal music majors. Applicants must have experience in musical productions and hold a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher at the time of the audition. The recipients must enroll each semester in a major choral ensemble and perform in Opera CNU.

This scholarship is awarded each year to a vocal music major. Applicants must hold a cumulative GPA of 3.0 of higher at the time of the audition. The recipient must enroll each semester in vocal jazz ensemble and a major choral ensemble.

These awards are made each year to four instrumental music education majors. Applicants must hold a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher at the time of the audition. The recipients must enroll each semester in wind ensemble or university orchestra.

Scholarships are awarded each year to instrumental music education majors. Applicants must hold a cumulative GPA of 3.0 at the time of the audition. The recipients must enroll each semester in wind ensemble.

This award is given each year to a violin major. Applicants must hold a cumulative GPA of 3.0 of higher at the time of the audition. The recipient must enroll each semester in university orchestra.

This scholarship is awarded each year to a music major, preferably a pianist. Applicants must perform one work at the music scholarship recital and hold a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher at the time of the audition. The recipient must enroll each semester in his or her major ensemble.

The award is given each year to a music major. Applicants must hold a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher at the time of the audition. The recipient must enroll each semester in his or her major ensemble.

This scholarship is awarded each year to a music major. Applicants must hold a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher at the time of the audition. The recipient must enroll each semester in his or her major ensemble.

These awards are given each year to selected music majors. Applicants must perform one work in the music scholarship recital and hold a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher at the time of the audition. The recipients must enroll each semester in their major ensemble.

This award is given each year to a music major who graduates from either Gloucester High School or Mathews County High School. Applicants must hold a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher at the time of the audition. The recipient must enroll each semester in his or her major ensemble.

This scholarship is awarded each year to a rising senior music major in good standing with Sigma Alpha Iota, the international music fraternity for women. Applicants must hold a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher at the time of the audition. The selection criteria are based on service to the fraternity and overall improvement in musicianship. Applicants must remain in good standing with the fraternity the year following the award.

This award is made each year to an instrumental music major studying piano as his or her applied instrument. Applicants must perform one work during the music scholarship recital and hold a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher at the time of the audition. The recipient must enroll each semester in his or her major ensemble.


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