Scholarship Opportunities

UMSL Music has the ability to award number of "named" scholarships, accessible through the University's centralized AcademicWorks site. Click HERE and do a keyword search on "music" to see these scholarships.

Instructions to apply for these scholarships can be found here


Scholarships by Name (apply in Academic Works, estimated award amounts shown there) 

College of Fine Arts and Communication Community Advisory Board Undergraduate Scholarship


Douglas L. Turpin And Linda L. Johnson-Turpin Family Scholarship in Music

Preference goes to a Music Education major


Gast Scholarship in Music

Open to incoming freshmen and returning students (GPA 2.8 or better)


Hilda E. Stroh Music Scholarship Fund


John and Bina Jo Walters Music Scholarship

For rising seniors in the music department


Maynard Ferguson Music Scholarship

Instrumental major, preferably brass (GPA 2.7 or better)


Priscilla Robb McDonnell Music Scholarship

Vocal performance major (GPA 3.0 or better)


The Kathie Winter Jubilee Scholarship

For rising juniors/seniors (GPA 3.0 or better)


The Kathie Winter Scholarship

GPA 3.0 or better


The Presser Foundation Undergraduate Scholar Award

Rising junior


St. Louis Symphony "IN UNISON" Scholarships

(Not in AcademicWorks)
Additionally, the "IN UNISON" Scholarships, offered through the St. Louis Symphony, also have a paper application, which can be found here.