Music Degree Scholarships

Search free scholarships from our database that apply to a major in music, and closely related fields. Some of these scholarships apply to Canadian students, and others apply to American students, and many apply to both!

Scholarship Amount Deadline Region of Study Level of Study
Jeunes Mécènes Pour les Arts Grants

$15,000 award pool, split between 3 awards


***Application period for the 2020 award is now closed. Please check back in January of 2022 for information regarding the next award.***



Professional artist




David Davis Memorial Fund

Not specified


October 1, annually


Undergraduate; Graduate


Canada; United States: Worldwide


The Geritol Follies Bursary

Not specified


October 1, annually




Canada; United States


Davidson Institute Fellows Scholarship





***The 2021 deadline has passed for this scholarship. The 2022 application will be available November 1, 2021.***


Applicant must be under the age of 18


United States


Leo J. Krysa Family Undergraduate Scholarship



UPDATE: This scholarship program appears to be on pause due to COVID-19. Please check back in January of 2022 for an update.






DAR Scholarships - Specific Areas of Study

Varies: $1,000 - $4,000 as a one-time award, or per year of study


January 31, annually


Undergraduate; Graduate


United States


The Canada Council for the Arts Grants

Varies by award


Various deadlines


Professional development




Indspire Post-Secondary Education Scholarship



February 1; August 1; November 1 at 11:59 p.m. PT (annually)


Full-time one-year certificate or diploma programs, undergraduate and graduate degree programs from an accredited post- secondary institution. 


Canada (Study outside of Canada is permitted at the graduate level).


Kate B. and Hall J. Peterson Fellowships

$1,850 per month or $1,350 per month including housing in the Society's Fellow's Residence


January 15, annually (UPDATE: Due to the COVID pandemic, the Society is suspending the 2021 application process for all short-term fellowships. The next applications for short-term fellowships will be due on January 15, 2022. Fellowships will be tenable for 2022-23.) 


Doctoral candidates


United States (location of fellowship)