Scholarships, Awards, and Auditions

The Division of Fine Arts at Maryville College offers scholarship opportunities for those who demonstrate both talent and potential in their field. Scholarships are available to both first-year and returning or transfer students based on academic achievement, interest areas, leadership and talent. Students may expect their award to be renewed so long as they have fulfilled the conditions of the award.

Apply and schedule an audition

Fine Arts auditions for 2018-2019 will be held January 27, 2018 and February 24, 2018.  Students who do not live within 300 miles of Maryville College may submit a taped audition. Detailed information about the audition process can be found on the application. Apply online or download/print an application below.

Scholarships for Majors:

MUSIC SCHOLARSHIPS - UP TO FULL TUITION.

The music scholarship is awarded based on the student's record of experience and success in his/her field, the potential for the applicant to contribute to the quality of the music department, letter(s) of recommendation, and the quality of the audition performance.

THEATRE SCHOLARSHIPS - UP TO $23,000 PER YEAR

The theatre scholarship is awarded based on the student's record of experience and success in his/her field, the potential for the applicant to contribute to the quality of the theatre program, letter(s) of recommendation, and the quality of the audition performance.

ART/DESIGN SCHOLARSHIPS - UP TO $23,000 PER YEAR

The art/design scholarship is awarded based on the student's record of experience and success in his/her field, the potential for the applicant to contribute to the quality of the art department, letter(s) of recommendation, and the quality of the portfolio review.

MC Awards for Non-majors:

In addition to scholarships, Maryville College provides opportunities for additional awards to interested or qualified students. Many institutions only have scholarships for their majors; at Maryville College awards are set aside specifically for non-majors to provide academic options that help each student reach his or her potential, in life and in the workplace.

INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC ENSEMBLE AWARD

Open to non-music majors on the basis of individual talent. Recipients are required to participate in a related music ensemble. Up to $2,500. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study with continued involvement in a music ensemble. Audition required.

CHORAL AWARD

Open to non-music majors. Prefer at least two years prior participation in a high school chorus. Up to $2,500. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study with continued involvement in a music ensemble. Audition required.

MC PLAYHOUSE AWARD

Open to non-theatre majors. Prefer at least two years of prior participation in theatre productions. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study with continued involvement in a theatre productions. Audition required. Award applications are due two weeks prior to scheduled audition.