Music Scholarships

College of Music and the Arts (CMA) Music Scholarships are available to incoming music majors who have auditioned with the School of Music.  Scholarships are awarded based on talent, academic ability, and potential contribution as a music major in APU's School of Music. 

CMA Music Scholarships are renewable at the offered amount until anticipated graduation date upon admission (eight semesters for incoming freshman). Students who do not meet their anticipated graduation date must petition to renew their award past this deadline. 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Student must be a music major (music minors are ineligible)
  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Participate in the program as directed. This can include participating in ensembles above and beyond those required by the catalog curriculum. 
  • Maintain full-time enrollment (12 units or more).  Students below 12 units may have their scholarships prorated per university policy. 

On rare occasions, the amount originally offered may be reduced or eliminated due to federal, state, and/or institutional policies. See the Stacking Financial Aid policy for more information on possible restrictions

How to Apply

For more information on the audition process for the music program, visit apu.edu/cma/music/ensembles/auditions/.

CMA Engagement Scholarships

CMA Engagement Scholarships are available to talented music minors and non-music majors for participation in a specific music ensemble. Scholarship amounts are determined by audition. Students may participate in multiple ensembles if desired and may receive multiple scholarships. 

CMA Engagement Scholarships are not renewable from year-to-year. 

Eligibility

  • Music majors are not eligible
  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • Participate in the ensemble as directed. This can include participating in extracurricular performances or travel. 

How to Apply

For more information on the audition process for the music program, visit apu.edu/cma/music/ensembles/auditions/.