The School of Music offers over $150,000 per freshman class in student scholarships. All students are considered for scholarships when they audition for entrance to the School of Music. For a list and brief descriptions of these scholarships, click the button below.
In addition to the School of Music scholarships and the specific area scholarships mentioned below, the University of Tennessee offers general scholarships to incoming students based on a variety of factors and criteria. To access more information about UT scholarships, click on the buttons below.
Area Specific Scholarships
Stipends are given to wind, brass and percussion students for participation in marching band, pep band, and one of the concert bands (Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, or Concert Band). Click here for more information.
Grace Moore Vocal Scholarships
To be eligible for a Grace Moore Vocal Scholarship, you must be a resident of or born in the State of Tennessee and have graduated from high school between within the last five years. Deadline for application: at least one week before the audition date you select. Click here for more information about the Grace Moore Vocal Scholarship.
The Kline Music Scholarship awards two undergraduate students enrolled in the B.M. in Performance degree programs $8-10,000 each per academic year. One award is given to a student majoring in piano performance; the other scholarship award is given to a performance major in voice, organ, or any orchestral instrument. Applicants must be above average academically, demonstrate exceptional musical talent and be of good character. Financial need may be considered. The scholarship can be renewed.
Prospective students will automatically be nominated by Individual applied faculty in the areas identified in the award criteria.
National Piano Scholarships
- The University of Tennessee National Piano Scholarship Competition is open to all piano students who are planning to enter college as a piano major in performance or piano pedagogy. All awards are made to incoming UT students only. Awards include scholarships toward tuition for four years of study. Auditions for the National Piano Scholarship will be held in conjunction with the School of Music scholarship auditions. Click here for more infomration about the National Piano Scholarship Competition.
- Repertoire Requirements
- Baroque composition
- First movement of a Classical sonata
- 19th century composition
- 20th century composition