Love to perform? Want to grow as a musician, student, and follower of Christ?
Through the generosity of those who appreciate the arts and support the mission of Houghton College, the Greatbatch School of Music offers scholarships to students who excel in music and desire to develop their potential at Houghton. Some scholarships are specifically for music majors, while others are awarded to students for participation in ensembles regardless of major.
The Presidential Scholarship
As part of our Presidential Scholarship Competition, we award a $50,000 Scholarship ($12,500 per year, renewable annually) scholarship to an outstanding first-year student majoring in music. All auditioning music students who audition prior to March 15 will be automatically considered for the Presidential Scholarship.
Performance Grants and Fellowships
Music scholarships and fellowships are awarded on the basis of performance ability and musical promise and are competitive across the applicant pool. In addition to general Performance Grants, we offer scholarships to outstanding entering vocal students through the Bain Vocal Fellowships and to instrumentalists via Instrumental Ensemble and Keyboard Fellowships. Every auditioning student is considered for a scholarship.
Scholarships for Returning Students
A great many scholarships are given to returning students. Please see the Music Student Handbook for a description of all of the scholarships available to 2nd-, 3rd-, and 4th-year students.