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Scholarship Auditions

Scholarship dates are February 13 & 21, 2015 in the Colton Recital Hall within the University of South Dakota Fine Arts building.

West River auditions in Rapid City on February 7 at South Canyon Lutheran Church.

Music Scholarships are available to music majors, music minors, and music participants. Amounts range from $200 to $4,000 renewable upon meeting the criteria listed in the scholarship acceptance letter and based upon funding.

All music majors must Audition for entrance in to the program. Students seeking a music scholarship will use that audition process as meeting the requirement. Any student not seeking a music scholarship or any student applying after the scholarship process is complete should contact the Chair of the Department of Music or the appropriate faculty member in the area of study to set up an Audition. A late audition may take place during the summer months or at the beginning of the semester.



To apply for any of these scholarships, please complete the Music Scholarship Application Form. It can be mailed or submitted online for your convenience.

Rawlins Scholarship

Please view the Rawlins Piano Trio for upcoming music majors: strings and piano document for more information.


Truran Piano Scholarships

Awards form $500 - $4,000


The 20th Annual Genevieve Truran Piano Competition

The Truran Piano Competition auditions will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015. Eligible participants are pianists in grades 8 through 12. More information and application coming soon.


Townsley Graduate Piano Trio Fellowship

View the Townsley Graduate Piano Trio Fellowship page.

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