Music Scholarships

St. Cecilia Scholarship

Loras College is offering music scholarship auditions just for you! Students accepted to Loras College are able to audition for vocal and instrumental scholarships. Scholarships range from $250—$2,000 and are in addition to a student’s acceptance award.* Scholarship recipients must participate in vocal or instrumental ensembles annually to maintain their award. Auditions will be held in fall and winter. Students participating in Liturgical Music Ministry are eligible for a scholarship to cover their applied lesson fee.

* Merit-based aid, in addition to a student’s acceptance award, is capped at $3,500.


Unique Features
  • Open to all majors
  • Provides instant membership in a creative, contributing community on campus
Audition Criteria
  • Students should prepare two music selections, contrasting in genre
  • Instrumentalists and vocalists will be expected to play or sing scale
  • Informal conversation with music faculty
Scholarship participants must:
  • Participate in one of Loras’ credited musical ensembles
  • Demonstrate adequate musical progress
  • Maintain a minimum 2.8 GPA

Fr. Wilkie Liturgical Music Scholarship

The Father Wilkie Applied Music Scholarship pays applied lesson fees for all instrumentalists and vocalists who participate in Liturgical Music Ministry regardless of their intended major.

Scholarship recipients must:
  • Participate in two campus liturgies/celebrations each semester
  • Participate in applied lessons with faculty
  • Demonstrate adequate musical progress
  • Maintain character values in accordance with the Catholic Identity of Loras College
  • Maintain a minimum 2.8 GPA 
Application Process
  • Students must complete the FAFSA and have the results sent to Loras College
  • Students must apply and be accepted to Loras College in order to complete the scholarship application
    The Music Scholarship application includes:

    • one letter of recommendation submitted on their behalf (upload option available via scholarship application link below).
    • online scholarship application (see button below).

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