Music Scholarships

Instrumental and choral scholarships are available for the following students:

  • Students who are enrolled as a full-time or part-time student
  • Students who are enrolled in full music sequence
  • Students who are enrolled in a performance ensemble

    All scholarships are awarded on the basis of student audition and departmental need.

    We are looking for potential, as well as product. Our auditions are held in a low-pressure, supportive atmosphere.

    Students may obtain scholarship applications at the time they audition.

    Dr. Burt H. Perinchief Scholarship in Choral Music

    Dr. Burt H. Perinchief was Seminole State's Director of Choral Activities for 31 years. When he retired, the Seminole State Foundation established a scholarship in his name to honor his support of music education and Seminole State.

    To qualify for this scholarship, students must:

    • Be a graduate of a high school in Seminole County, Florida
    • Be a resident of Seminole County, Florida
    • Have an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher
    • Be currently enrolled full time in the Choral Music A.A. Degree Program or have been accepted for the next term as a full-time student in the program
    • Have actively participated in a high school choral music program for at least two years
    • Complete a standard choral audition as defined by the Performing Arts Department
    • Provide a letter of recommendation from their high school choral instructor, indicating their level of ability

    For more information on this scholarship, email Paul Luby, Associate Dean of Arts and Communication, or call him at 407.708.2408.

    Choral/Vocal

    The amount awarded for this scholarship varies, and it may be used for only books, tuition and/or fees. To be eligible for this scholarship, students must:

    • Be currently enrolled at Seminole State as a full- or part-time student
    • Have a desire to participate in any of Seminole State's performing music ensembles
    • Make an audition appointment and be prepared to present two contrasting vocal musical pieces (accompanist provided by request only)

    For more information on this scholarship, email Dianna Campbell, Director of Choral Activities, or call her at 407.708.2644.

    Instrumental

    The amount awarded for this scholarship varies, and it may be used for only books, tuition and/or fees. To be eligible for this scholarship, students must:

    • Be currently enrolled at Seminole State as a full- or part-time student
    • Have a desire to participate in any of Seminole State's performing music ensembles
    • Make an audition appointment and be prepared to present two contrasting musical pieces on their primary instrument (accompanist provided by request only)

    For more information on this scholarship, email Paul Luby, Associate Dean of Arts and Communication, or call him at 407.708.2408.

    Pre-Music A.A. (Choral/Instrumental)

    The amount awarded for this scholarship varies, and it may be used for only books, tuition and/or fees. To be eligible for this scholarship, students must:

    • Have an overall GPA of at least 2.5, as well as at least a 3.0 GPA in music
    • Be currently enrolled at Seminole State as a full- or part-time student
    • Have a desire to participate in any of Seminole State's performing music ensembles
    • Make an audition appointment and be prepared to present two contrasting songs (accompanist provided by request). Instrumentalists should prepare major scales as well.

    For more information on this scholarship, email Robin Parker, Music Program Coordinator, or call her at 407.708.2038.

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