Scholarships / Awards

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All scholarship applications are due Saturday, March 14, 2015.
Prospective Student Scholarship Application >Apply Online >Download the Application (pdf)
Current Student Scholarship Application >Apply Online >Instructions for Current Student Applicants (pdf)
Teacher Recommendation Form >Submit Online >Download the Form (pdf)
Scholarship Audition Instructions

To schedule your Scholarship Audition date/time, contact Betsy Ingraham at: 616-632-2413 or Scholarship Auditions will not be schedule until your application has been received. All Scholarship Auditions and written Teacher Recommendation must be postmarked, emailed or hand delivered to the AMC Main Office by Saturday, March 14, 2015. If you are unable to travel to Aquinas College for a live Scholarship Audition, a DVD or MP3 Audition must be postmarked, emailed or hand delivered to the AMC Main Office by Tuesday, March 31, 2015.

To prepare for your music department scholarship audition, you should:
  1. Be ready to present two pieces of contrasting styles or eras. (If you are a vocalist, try to have one Art Song or Sacred Song in English, and a second piece either from Musical Theater a Foreign Language Art Song, or another song in English.) Select music that will demonstrate the breadth of your ability and that you are comfortable with. Your performance time will be five to eight minutes in length.
  2. Have time at your audition to meet and speak with the Aquinas College Music Department faculty in Kretschmer Recital Hall.
  3. Be sure that your Aquinas College application is in, and that the Music Dept. has received both your music scholarship application and your teacher recommendation form(s).
  4. Contact the Art and Music Center Administrative Assistant, Betsey Ingraham, at (616) 632-2413 or to select your audition date and time.
  5. Mail or fax the sheet music for the staff accompanist to the Music Department at least two weeks in advance of your audition, so that it can be prepared for your audition date. Mail to:
    Music Department: Scholarship Audition
    Aquinas College
    1607 Robinson Road, S.E.
    Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1799
    Fax: (616) 732-4487
>Download these instructions (pdf)


We have many Bachelor degrees, performing ensembles, private lessons and other studies to offer in the Music Department, and hope that you have taken time to see some of this on our website.
Enjoy your senior year, and we look forward to meeting you at a scholarship audition on campus in the weeks ahead!