Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Music Scholarships


Texas A&M University-Kingsville offers numerous scholarships as well as other forms of financial aid.  Music Scholarships are based upon musical talent and potential as displayed through a music scholarship audition.  Scholarship auditions take place on the A&M-Kingsville campus and can be scheduled at any time during the year by contacting the Music Department and the appropriate applied music faculty member.  Please see the music faculty listings to contact the appropriate faculty member.

The following list of scholarships is awarded by the Music Department.  Additionally, other various forms of financial aid such as grants, loans, and campus employment may be available.  Contact us for more information.

Music Major Scholarships

Description:    Monetary scholarships given to full-time music majors who meet the eligibility and audition criteria
Eligibility: Accepted into the university; full-time music major; successful audition
Amount: $300 to $600 per semester
Application: Successful audition; music scholarship application, three letters of recommendation
Renewable: 2.5 GPA overall; 2.5 GPA each semester; 3.0 in music courses; minimum grade of C in all music courses; grade of A or B in major area of applied concentration; grade of A or B in major ensemble
Given: First week of each Fall and Spring semester
No. Given: Varies

All State Musician 2-Year Dormitory Scholarships

Description:           Dormitory room scholarships given to full-time music majors for two year who meet the eligibility and audition criteria  
Eligibility: Accepted into the university; full-time music major; successful audition; former member of All-State honor ensemble
Amount: Dormitory room each semester for two years, equivalent to @$1,800 per semester
Application: Successful audition; music scholarship application, three letters of recommendation
Renewable:

Scholarship is given for the long semesters in the first two years; 2.5 GPA overall; 2.5 GPA each semester; 3.0 in music courses; minimum grade of C in all music courses; grade of A or B in major area of applied concentration; grade of A or B in major ensemble

Given: Prior to start of each Fall and Spring semester
No. Given Ten per year

Music Ensemble Scholarships

Description:    Monetary scholarships given to university students who meet the eligibility and audition criteria
Eligibility:        Accepted into the university; successful audition
Amount:         $100 to $500 per semester
Application:    Successful audition; music scholarship application, three letters of recommendation
Renewable:   Grade of A or B in major ensemble
When Given:  First week of each Fall and Spring semester
No. Given:      Varies

Marlowe and Lois Thomas String Scholarships

Description:    Monetary scholarships given to string students who meet the eligibility and audition criteria
Eligibility:        Accepted into the university; full-time music major; successful audition; play violin, viola, cello or double bass
Amount:         $300 to $500 per semester
Application:    Successful audition; music scholarship application, three letters of recommendation
Renewable:    2.5 GPA overall; 2.5 GPA each semester; 3.0 in music courses; minimum grade of C in all music courses; grade of A or B in
                       major area of applied concentration; grade of A or B in major ensemble
When Given:   First week of each Fall and Spring semester
No. Given:       Varies

Kingsville Music Club Scholarships

Description:     Monetary scholarships given to the outstanding freshman music major and the outstanding upperclassman music major
Eligibility:         Full-time music major; 3.0 GPA; recommended and selected by music faculty
Amount:           $200
Application:      Faculty chooses the students from among the current music majors
Renewable:      No
When Given:    Second Tuesday in April; Student must perform at the April meeting of the Kingsville Music Club
No. Given:        Two



This page was last updated on: November 05, 2012