Arts and Communication Scholarships

Arts and Communication Department scholarships are awarded to students enrolled in one of Seminole State's music, theater or arts programs.

Music Scholarships

Dr. Burt H. Perinchief Scholarship in Choral Music

  • Must have a 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Must be a graduate of a Seminole County high school, a current Seminole Country resident and enrolled at Seminole State as a full-time student in the Pre-Music Choral A.A. degree program or have been accepted for the next term as a full-time student in the program
  • Must complete a standard choral audition, as defined by the Arts and Communication Department
  • Must provide a letter of recommendation from your high school choral instructor, indicating your level of ability

Performance Instrumental

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

Performance Choral

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

Pre-Music A.A. (Choral)

  • Must have an overall GPA of at least 2.5, as well as a 3.0 GPA or higher in music
  • Must be currently enrolled at Seminole State as a full- or part-time student
  • Must have a desire to participate in any of Seminole State's performing music ensembles
  • Must make an audition appointment and be prepared to present two contrasting vocal musical pieces (accompanist provided by request only)

Pre-Music A.A. Major (Instrumental)

  • Must have an overall GPA of at least 2.5, as well as a 3.0 GPA or higher in music
  • Must be currently enrolled at Seminole State as a full- or part-time student
  • Must have a desire to participate in any of Seminole State's performing music ensembles
  • Must make an audition appointment and be prepared to present two contrasting musical pieces on your primary instrument (accompanist provided by request only)

Theater Scholarships

Acting/Music Major

  • Must have an overall GPA of at least 2.5, as well a 3.0 GPA or higher in theater
  • Must be currently enrolled at Seminole State as a full- or part-time student
  • Must make an audition appointment and be prepared to present a 1-2 minute monologue to the theater faculty

Technical Design/Stage Manager

  • Must have an overall GPA of at least 2.5, as well as a 3.0 GPA or higher in theater
  • Must submit a portfolio or discussion of your technical background and/or experience for review
  • Must schedule an interview with the theater faculty

Art Scholarships

Altrusa/Matthew Art Scholarship

  • Must have an overall GPA of at least 2.0
  • Must be currently enrolled at Seminole State as a full- or part-time student
  • Must be an Arts and Communication student or a first-year student planning to study art
  • Must provide a portfolio that demonstrates your excellence in art

Gloria DiMasi Endowed Art Scholarship

  • Must have an overall GPA of at least 3.0
  • Must have a demonstrated financial need
  • Must be currently enrolled at Seminole State as a full-time student

Art Major A.A. Degree

  • Must have an overall GPA of at least 2.5, as well as a 3.0 GPA or higher in art
  • Must be currently enrolled at Seminole State as a full-time student
  • Must submit a portfolio for review containing:
  • Six works of art or slides
  • A scholarship application that states your artistic goals
  • A professional presentation

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