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Top 26 Vocal Music Scholarships in April 2024

Written by Gabriel Jimenez-Ekman

Gabriel Jimenez-Ekman is a content editor and writer at Scholarships360. He has managed communications and written content for a diverse array of organizations, including a farmer’s market, a concert venue, a student farm, an environmental NGO, and a PR agency. Gabriel graduated from Kenyon College with a degree in sociology.

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Updated: April 4th, 2024

If you’ve got a passion for singing, look no further – these vocal scholarships are for you. We’ve collected the top music scholarships specifically for vocalists and assembled them here to help you fund your education. Scroll down to find our list of the top vetted vocal scholarships.

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$10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship

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1 award worth $10,000
Deadline Jun 30, 2024
Grade Level All Grade Levels

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The Scholarships360 $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship is open to all students who want some extra help paying for their education. Whether you are a high…Show More

The Scholarships360 $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship is open to all students who want some extra help paying for their education. Whether you are a high…Show More

The Scholarships360 $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship is open to all students who want some extra help paying for their education. Whether you are a high school student who hopes to go to college, a graduate student who’s in a master’s program, or an adult learner who wants to return to school, you are eligible for our no essay scholarship. This scholarship will be awarded to students who get the most out of Scholarships360 scholarships and content. You will be a strong applicant if you apply to scholarships with the Scholarships360 platform. Finalists for this scholarship will be interviewed about their process for funding their education.Show Less

1 award worth $10,000
Deadline Jun 30, 2024
Grade Level All Grade Levels
Apply

$2,000 Sallie Mae Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by Sallie Mae

Easy Application
1 award worth $2,000
Deadline Apr 30, 2024
Grade Level HS Upperclassmen, College & Graduate Students

Offered by Sallie Mae

Easy Application

Sallie Mae will award $2,000 each month to eligible entrants. No essay or account sign-ups, just a simple scholarship for those seeking help paying for…

Sallie Mae will award $2,000 each month to eligible entrants. No essay or account sign-ups, just a simple scholarship for those seeking help paying for…

Sallie Mae will award $2,000 each month to eligible entrants. No essay or account sign-ups, just a simple scholarship for those seeking help paying for school.

1 award worth $2,000
Deadline Apr 30, 2024
Grade Level HS Upperclassmen, College & Graduate Students
Apply

ASCAP Foundation Leiber & Stoller Scholarship for Songwriters

Offered by American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) Foundation

1 award worth $2,500
Deadline May 22, 2024
Grade Level High School Senior

Offered by American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) Foundation

Are you a college-bound high school senior who will be majoring in music and is an aspiring songwriter, musician, or vocalist? If so, consider applying…Show More

Are you a college-bound high school senior who will be majoring in music and is an aspiring songwriter, musician, or vocalist? If so, consider applying…Show More

Are you a college-bound high school senior who will be majoring in music and is an aspiring songwriter, musician, or vocalist? If so, consider applying for the ASCAP Foundation Leiber & Stoller Scholarship for Songwriters! Each year, the scholarship awards $2,500 to the applicant who submits the best original song. The scholarship may be received for up to four years, allowing recipients to earn a total of $10,000 over the course of a four-year undergraduate program. If you're an aspiring musician in your final year of high school, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

1 award worth $2,500
Deadline May 22, 2024
Grade Level High School Senior
Get Started

$40,000 Build a College List Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by The College Board

Easy Application
Multiple awards worth up to $40,000
Deadline Jun 30, 2024
Grade Level High School Junior

Offered by The College Board

Easy Application

Create a college list with six schools you're considering - no minimum GPA or essay required!

Create a college list with six schools you're considering - no minimum GPA or essay required!

Create a college list with six schools you're considering - no minimum GPA or essay required!

Multiple awards worth up to $40,000
Deadline Jun 30, 2024
Grade Level High School Junior
Apply

Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award

Offered by From The Top

20 awards worth up to $10,000
Expected deadline April 2025
Grade Level High School Students

Offered by From The Top

Are you a musician between the ages 8 and 18? If so, consider applying for the Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award! The scholarship is…Show More

Are you a musician between the ages 8 and 18? If so, consider applying for the Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award! The scholarship is…Show More

Are you a musician between the ages 8 and 18? If so, consider applying for the Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award! The scholarship is open to pre-collegiate music students who need financial help to offset the costs of studying classical music at a high level in the United States. Applicants must be classical instrumentalists, vocalists, or composers with strong musical ability and a willingness to participate in the Learning and Media Lab Fellowship. Twenty lucky students are chosen each year to earn up to $10,000 to cover instrument purchases, summer camp tuition, college audition travel expenses, private lessons, and other music-related needs. If you're a pre-collegiate musician passionate about your musical education, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

20 awards worth up to $10,000
Expected deadline April 2025
Grade Level High School Students
Get Started

Niche $25,000 “No Essay” Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by Niche

Easy Application
1 award worth $25,000
Deadline May 31, 2024
Grade Level All Grade Levels

Offered by Niche

Easy Application

Easy scholarship open to all high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in the next year!

Easy scholarship open to all high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in the next year!

Easy scholarship open to all high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in the next year!

1 award worth $25,000
Deadline May 31, 2024
Grade Level All Grade Levels
Apply

GMBS Music Scholarship

Offered by Glenn Miller Birthplace Society

Multiple awards worth $1,000 - $3,000
Expected deadline April 2025
Grade Level High School Seniors & College Freshmen

Offered by Glenn Miller Birthplace Society

The GMBS Music Scholarship is funded by the Glenn Miller Birthplace Society, an organization that celebrates the music and memory of Alton Glenn Miller, a…Show More

The GMBS Music Scholarship is funded by the Glenn Miller Birthplace Society, an organization that celebrates the music and memory of Alton Glenn Miller, a…Show More

The GMBS Music Scholarship is funded by the Glenn Miller Birthplace Society, an organization that celebrates the music and memory of Alton Glenn Miller, a renowned American "big band" founder, conductor, composer, trombone player, and recording artist. To continue his legacy, each year, the GMBS Music Scholarship awards up to $3,000 to multiple graduating high school seniors and first-year college students who intend to make music a central part of their future. If this scholarship sounds like a fit for you, keep on reading for more application details.Show Less

Multiple awards worth $1,000 - $3,000
Expected deadline April 2025
Grade Level High School Seniors & College Freshmen
Get Started

Musicians Making A Difference Scholarship

Offered by Pearl

2 awards worth $5,000
Expected deadline April 2025
Grade Level High School Senior

Offered by Pearl

Are you a college-bound high school senior who (a) is or has been an active member of at least one academic or community performing ensemble…Show More

Are you a college-bound high school senior who (a) is or has been an active member of at least one academic or community performing ensemble…Show More

Are you a college-bound high school senior who (a) is or has been an active member of at least one academic or community performing ensemble in the most recent academic year, and/or (b) has performed as an active soloist? If so, you may be eligible for the Musicians Making A Difference Scholarship! Each year, the scholarship awards $5,000 each to two such high school seniors who actively participate in performing music and who have made a difference in their local communities. If this sounds like a good opportunity for you, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

2 awards worth $5,000
Expected deadline April 2025
Grade Level High School Senior
Get Started

$25k “Be Bold” No-Essay Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by Bold.org

Easy Application
1 award worth $25,000
Deadline May 1, 2024
Grade Level All Grade Levels

Offered by Bold.org

Easy Application

Open to high school students, college students, community college students, and graduate students.

Open to high school students, college students, community college students, and graduate students.

Open to high school students, college students, community college students, and graduate students.

1 award worth $25,000
Deadline May 1, 2024
Grade Level All Grade Levels
Apply

CBC Spouses Performing Arts Scholarship

Offered by Congressional Black Caucus Foundation

10 awards worth $5,000
Expected deadline March 2025
Grade Level High School Seniors, College & Graduate Students

Offered by Congressional Black Caucus Foundation

Are you a current or prospective Black/African American college student majoring in a performing arts field? If so, you might be interested in applying for…Show More

Are you a current or prospective Black/African American college student majoring in a performing arts field? If so, you might be interested in applying for…Show More

Are you a current or prospective Black/African American college student majoring in a performing arts field? If so, you might be interested in applying for the CBC Spouses Performing Arts Scholarship! The scholarship is open to African American and Black students pursuing an undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral degree in performing arts. Eligible arts include theater, drama, comedy, music, dance, opera, marching band, and more. The scholarship is offered by the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBC), a Washington, D.C.-based educational foundation with a mission to “advance the global Black community by developing leaders, informing policy, and educating the public.” Since 2000, their Performing Arts scholarship has vowed to support Black students in the performing arts and honor Curtis Mayfield, an influential singer-songwriter and soul musician. Every year, ten lucky recipients earn $5,000 paid directly to their academic institutions. If you are a Black/African American student passionate about obtaining a performing arts degree, we encourage you to apply!Show Less

10 awards worth $5,000
Expected deadline March 2025
Grade Level High School Seniors, College & Graduate Students
Get Started

SBO Scholarship Essay Contest

Offered by School Bond and Orchestra Magazine

10 awards worth $1,000
Expected deadline March 2025
Grade Level High School Students

Offered by School Bond and Orchestra Magazine

The SBO Scholarship Essay Contest is funded by the School Band and Orchestra Magazine, a publication for school band and orchestra directors and instrumental music…Show More

The SBO Scholarship Essay Contest is funded by the School Band and Orchestra Magazine, a publication for school band and orchestra directors and instrumental music…Show More

The SBO Scholarship Essay Contest is funded by the School Band and Orchestra Magazine, a publication for school band and orchestra directors and instrumental music educators. Every year, their SBO Scholarship Essay Contest awards $1,000 to ten K-12 students involved in ANY school instrumental or vocal program. To apply, interested students must submit a 250-word essay answering the given year's prompt. If this scholarship sounds like a fit for you, keep on reading for more application details.Show Less

10 awards worth $1,000
Expected deadline March 2025
Grade Level High School Students
Get Started

$10,000 CollegeXpress Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by CollegeXpress

Easy Application
1 award worth $10,000
Deadline May 1, 2024
Grade Level High School Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors

Offered by CollegeXpress

Easy Application

Annual $10k scholarship from CollegeXpress open to all high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors.

Annual $10k scholarship from CollegeXpress open to all high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors.

Annual $10k scholarship from CollegeXpress open to all high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors.

1 award worth $10,000
Deadline May 1, 2024
Grade Level High School Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors
Apply

Rogene Russell Scholarship Fund

Offered by The Dallas Foundation

1 award worth $3,000 - $10,000
Expected deadline March 2025
Grade Level College Students

Offered by The Dallas Foundation

Are you a college-bound, graduating senior or alumni of Booker T. Washington High School, or a current student or alumni of the Fine Arts Chamber…Show More

Are you a college-bound, graduating senior or alumni of Booker T. Washington High School, or a current student or alumni of the Fine Arts Chamber…Show More

Are you a college-bound, graduating senior or alumni of Booker T. Washington High School, or a current student or alumni of the Fine Arts Chamber Players' music education initiatives? Further, will you be pursuing an undergraduate music program at an accredited 2-year or 4-year college, university, or conservatory of music in the U.S.? If so, the Rogene Russell Scholarship Fund may be a great opportunity for you! Each year, the scholarship is awarded to an applicant who shows an aptitude for classical composition, instrumental music, or vocal music, and who has the desire to pursue a college degree but requires financial assistance to do so. If you're a graduating senior or alumni of Booker T. Washington High School in Dallas or the Fine Arts Chamber Players' music education initiatives, and you wish to pursue a music-oriented undergraduate education, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more. Show Less

1 award worth $3,000 - $10,000
Expected deadline March 2025
Grade Level College Students
Get Started

Jeanette M. Russell Jazz Scholarship Program

Offered by Gold Coast Jazz Society

Multiple awards worth Varies
Expected deadline March 2025
Grade Level High School Seniors & College Students

Offered by Gold Coast Jazz Society

Are you pursuing a music education with an emphasis in jazz studies? If so, consider applying for the Jeanette M. Russell Jazz Scholarship Program! The…Show More

Are you pursuing a music education with an emphasis in jazz studies? If so, consider applying for the Jeanette M. Russell Jazz Scholarship Program! The…Show More

Are you pursuing a music education with an emphasis in jazz studies? If so, consider applying for the Jeanette M. Russell Jazz Scholarship Program! The Jeanette M. Russell Jazz Scholarship Program is open to middle, high school, and college vocal/instrumental students in Florida pursuing an education in music with an emphasis in jazz. It is meant to promote the artistry of young, Florida musicians. To apply, interested students must partake in a competitive review and audition process, with finalists being required to participate in a live audition at the Jeanette M. Russell Jazz Scholarship Competition. Selected winners will receive varying amounts of scholarship money to assist with their college, university, or jazz camp costs. If you’re passionate about Jazz and are looking for some help to pay off your degree (or jazz camp), we encourage you to apply!Show Less

Multiple awards worth Varies
Expected deadline March 2025
Grade Level High School Seniors & College Students
Get Started

$1,000 Appily Easy College Money Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by Appily

Easy Application
Monthly awards worth $1,000
Deadline Apr 30, 2024
Grade Level High School Freshman, High School Sophomore, High School Junior, College Freshman & College Sophomore

Offered by Appily

Easy Application

This easy scholarship from Appily is open to U.S. high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, 2027) and college transfer students. One scholarship will be…Show More

This easy scholarship from Appily is open to U.S. high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, 2027) and college transfer students. One scholarship will be…Show More

This easy scholarship from Appily is open to U.S. high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, 2027) and college transfer students. One scholarship will be awarded each month.Show Less

Monthly awards worth $1,000
Deadline Apr 30, 2024
Grade Level High School Freshman, High School Sophomore, High School Junior, College Freshman & College Sophomore
Apply

“Nickels for Notes” Music Scholarship

Offered by General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts

1 award worth $500
Expected deadline March 2025
Grade Level High School Senior

Offered by General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts

The "Nickels for Notes" Music Scholarship is open to Massachusetts high school seniors or home-schooled seniors who will be attending an institution of higher education…Show More

The "Nickels for Notes" Music Scholarship is open to Massachusetts high school seniors or home-schooled seniors who will be attending an institution of higher education…Show More

The "Nickels for Notes" Music Scholarship is open to Massachusetts high school seniors or home-schooled seniors who will be attending an institution of higher education and majoring in Piano, Instrument, Music Education, Music Therapy, or Voice. To apply, interested students should provide a link to a performance of theirs, a personal statement detailing their goals, a letter of recommendation from a high school teacher or music instructor (original on school letterhead), and an official transcript of their high school grades. If you're a Massachusetts high school senior who will be pursuing a music-related education in college, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

1 award worth $500
Expected deadline March 2025
Grade Level High School Senior
Get Started

Ruth DeYoung Kohler Scholarship

Offered by Kohler Foundation

Multiple awards worth up to $100,000
Expected deadline February 2025
Grade Level High School Senior

Offered by Kohler Foundation

Introducing the Ruth DeYoung Kohler Scholarship for Artistic Excellence - an amazing opportunity for graduating seniors from Sheboygan County! Applicants must have a passion for…Show More

Introducing the Ruth DeYoung Kohler Scholarship for Artistic Excellence - an amazing opportunity for graduating seniors from Sheboygan County! Applicants must have a passion for…Show More

Introducing the Ruth DeYoung Kohler Scholarship for Artistic Excellence - an amazing opportunity for graduating seniors from Sheboygan County! Applicants must have a passion for the arts and be attending high school in Sheboygan County (Wisconsin) or be homeschooled and residing in Sheboygan County. This incredible opportunity awaits those who dream of pursuing a career in writing, theater, music (both instrumental and vocal), music composition, visual arts, dance, and more. The Kohler Foundation values exceptional talent above all else, not placing emphasis on grades or test scores. With awards of up to $100,000 for private or top 20-ranked out-of-state public institutions, or up to $50,000 for any other public institution over four years, the possibilities are endless. If you're an artistic, college-bound high school senior from Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, we encourage you to apply! Don't miss out on this chance to unleash your artistic potential.Show Less

Multiple awards worth up to $100,000
Expected deadline February 2025
Grade Level High School Senior
Get Started

$5,000 Christian Connector Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by Christian Connector

Easy Application
1 award worth $5,000
Deadline May 31, 2024
Grade Level High School Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors

Offered by Christian Connector

Easy Application

Students applying to the $5,000 Christian Connector Scholarship must be current high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, or 2027) interested in attending a Christian…

Students applying to the $5,000 Christian Connector Scholarship must be current high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, or 2027) interested in attending a Christian…

Students applying to the $5,000 Christian Connector Scholarship must be current high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, or 2027) interested in attending a Christian university or college.

1 award worth $5,000
Deadline May 31, 2024
Grade Level High School Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors
Apply

Arts For Life! Scholarship

Offered by Arts For Life!

25 awards worth $1,000
Expected deadline February 2025
Grade Level High School Senior

Offered by Arts For Life!

Arts For Life! recognizes the creativity and artistic talents of high school students throughout Florida. Thus, annually, Arts for Life! awards $1,000 scholarships to 25…Show More

Arts For Life! recognizes the creativity and artistic talents of high school students throughout Florida. Thus, annually, Arts for Life! awards $1,000 scholarships to 25…Show More

Arts For Life! recognizes the creativity and artistic talents of high school students throughout Florida. Thus, annually, Arts for Life! awards $1,000 scholarships to 25 Florida high school seniors who demonstrate academic and artistic excellence in creative writing, dance, drama, music or the visual arts. The program, launched by former First Lady Columba Bush in 1999, has awarded scholarships to more than 575 gifted high school seniors over its lifetime.Show Less

25 awards worth $1,000
Expected deadline February 2025
Grade Level High School Senior
Get Started

Anthony Quinn Foundation Scholarships

Offered by Anthony Quinn Foundation

Multiple awards worth up to $3,000
Expected deadline January 2025
Grade Level High School Students

Offered by Anthony Quinn Foundation

Are you a high school student planning to attend a summer intensive arts program? If so, you may be eligible for the Anthony Quinn Foundation…Show More

Are you a high school student planning to attend a summer intensive arts program? If so, you may be eligible for the Anthony Quinn Foundation…Show More

Are you a high school student planning to attend a summer intensive arts program? If so, you may be eligible for the Anthony Quinn Foundation Scholarships! Each year, this competition offers funding for summer intensive programs in various artistic disciplines, including Literary Arts, Media Arts, Performing Arts, and Visual Arts. Recipients are awarded up to $3,000 to go towards the costs of attending their chosen art programs. If you possess exceptional dedication and a strong commitment to personal artistic growth, seize this opportunity to nurture your creativity and pursue your dreams! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

Multiple awards worth up to $3,000
Expected deadline January 2025
Grade Level High School Students
Get Started
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