Music Merit Scholarship


These scholarships are awarded to entering students with outstanding potential for musical performance and academic success. Students are selected from all applicants auditioning by February 28th by nomination of the faculty.


Student must be a music major, enrolled in at least 12 credits per semester.
Audition must be completed by February 28.
Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.67.
Enroll in applied music and appropriate ensembles.



Award Amount



February 28

How to Apply

Faculty Nomination on the basis of student application to USM and their School of Music audition.

How to Renew

One year, renewable up to three additional years.


Music Recruitment
103 Corthell Hall
(207) 780-5265
Disclaimer: Be sure to read the criteria for individual scholarships carefully. Most scholarships have enrollment and GPA requirements. Award amounts may vary each year and are subject to fund availability. As an NCAA Division III school, USM is prohibited from awarding scholarships based on athletic participation.