Art, Music, and Theater Scholarships

APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 18, 2020

The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University invite students to apply for scholarships recognizing their artistic abilities. All scholarships require a completed scholarship application, demonstrated excellence and a recommendation form from someone who knows the student in an artistic capacity. Students are welcome to submit application materials at any time during their high school fine art career but must be accepted for admission to receive an award.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS: 

  • These scholarships are not restricted to students majoring in any of these areas.
  • Candidates are encouraged to submit their materials (portfolio, audition recording, resume, etc.) electronically.
  • If students have a campus visit planned prior to the January 18 deadline, they are welcome to audition or interview in person, but no preference will be given to on-campus auditions versus recordings.
  • Application materials will be reviewed within 10 days of receipt, with January 18 being the final deadline for consideration.
  • Art, Music, and Theater Scholarships range up to $4,000 per year and are renewable based on continued participation and faculty recommendation.
  • Note: For the faculty recommendation, please give the recommender the web link of the recommendation form posted below and have him or her submit the form online by January 18.

FINE ARTS SCHOLARSHIP DAY:

The CSB/SJU Art, Music and Theater Departments will host a Fine Arts Scholarship Day on Saturday, January 18 for students that wish to interview or audition in person at CSB/SJU. Note: Students visiting campus prior to January 18 may interview or audition during their visit. Students may also choose to send in an audition recording or conduct their interview online prior to January 18.

Name

Amount

Criteria used to award

Materials Needed

Art
(Renewable;
4-year value up to $16,000)

$1,000 - $4,000

Demonstrated excellence in art. CSB/SJU faculty review of scholarship application and art portfolio, student interview.

Music
(Renewable;
4-year value up to $16,000)

$1,000-$4,000

Demonstrated excellence in music. CSB/SJU faculty review of scholarship application and audition recording. 

PLEASE NOTE: We will be hosting a Music Exploration Day on Friday, Nov. 8. Students attending this event may arrive early for an in-person audition.

We will also host a Fine Arts 

Theater
(Renewable;
4-year value up to $16,000)

$1,000-$4,000

Demonstrated excellence in theater. CSB/SJU faculty review of scholarship application and theatrical experience résumé, student interview.