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Scholarships

Linfield’s Department of Music offers a variety of scholarships by audition.

As a first-year student at Linfield, you are eligible to audition for:

  • Linfield Scholarship and Visit Weekend Awards
  • Music Achievement Awards
  • Music Participation Awards

All auditions will be held remotely due to the pandemic.

Linfield Scholarship and Visit Weekend Awards

FOR: First-year students regardless of major/minor

WHEN: three dates to choose from

  • Saturday, February 6, noon-2 p.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST)
  • Monday, February 15, 3-5 p.m. PST
  • Sunday, February 21, noon-2 p.m. PST

The Linfield Scholarship and Visit Weekend exams in music recognize outstanding students who have achieved success with an enriching musical experience in their high school career.

Linfield Scholarship and Visit Weekend is by invitation only from the Office of Admission. To be considered for these significant scholarships, you must complete the Linfield application for admission and the Linfield Scholarship and Visit Weekend application forms by December 1, 2020, to receive priority registration and exam selection.

The Department of Music may nominate up to three scholarship winners in each of the following areas:

  • Music theory/composition
  • Vocal performance
  • Instrumental/piano performance

Students who are invited to audition for Linfield Scholarship and Visit Weekend awards and are not awarded a scholarship will automatically be considered for a Music Achievement Award if they plan to major or minor in music at Linfield, or Music Participation Award (descriptions below).

Music Achievement Awards

FOR: First-year and transfer students majoring or minoring in music

WHEN: Three dates to choose from

  • Saturday, February 6, noon-2 p.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST)
  • Monday, February 15, 3-5 p.m. PST
  • Sunday, February 21, noon-2 p.m. PST

Students who have successfully participated in music during high school and plan to major or minor in music can audition for Music Achievement Awards. These are annual awards that provide scholarship assistance from the music department.

  • First place: $6,000
  • Second place: $5,000

HOW: Complete the Music Scholarship Application form and required materials NO LATER than ONE WEEK before one of the audition dates above. To be eligible, you must have already applied for admission.

Music Participation Awards

FOR: First-year or transfer students not planning to major/minor in music

WHEN: Three dates to choose from

  • Saturday, February 6, noon-2 p.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST)
  • Monday, February 15, 3-5 p.m. PST
  • Sunday, February 21, noon-2 p.m. PST

The Music Participation Awards are annual scholarships of $2,000 that allow the Department of Music to recognize non-music majors/minors for sharing their talents by participating in departmental ensembles, including Concert Band, Choirs and Chamber Music.

HOW: Complete the Music Scholarship Application form and required materials NO LATER than ONE WEEK before one of the audition dates above. To be eligible, you must have already applied for admission.

If you are not intending to major or minor in music, you will be considered for participation awards only. Awards are renewable annually for up to eight semesters based on enrollment in a qualifying ensemble.