Music Performance Award
DePauw grants Music Performance Awards to music majors who demonstrate exceptional talent while auditioning for music faculty. Music Performance Awards vary in amount up to full tuition, may be combined with University Merit Awards, and are limited to tuition only. For more information, please contact George Palton.
The Music Performance Awards are announced between mid and late March. The award is renewable for a total of four years subject to meeting the following criteria:
- Enroll full-time as a music major;
- Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 in all music courses (including ensembles);
- Maintain a grade of B or better on their primary instrument and enroll in applied courses each semester; and
- Maintain a grade of B or higher on their primary instrument in a major ensemble each semester in residence.
Students accepted into DePauw’s five-year dual degree program are eligible to receive a fifth-year scholarship and need-based financial aid.
U.S. citizens and permanent residents wishing to be considered for need-based financial aid should follow these instructions for prospective students. For more information on DePauw scholarships and financial aid, please visit this website.
U.S. citizens and permanent residents wishing to be considered for need-based financial aid should follow the instructions for prospective students.
Information for CLA musicians
CLA musicians who commit to enrolling in a large auditioned ensemble and private lessons on their primary instrument may also audition for the Music Performance Awards during their senior year of high school.
CLA musicians are eligible for a scholarship of up to $4,000.