Scholarships and Financial Aid

University Scholarships
All applicants that apply by the November 15th deadline, and complete the essay portion of the Common Application are considered for University scholarships.

School of the Arts Scholarships
Music applicants are eligible for School of the Arts scholarships.  Many of these do require separate applications or supplemental materials.

Need-Based Financial Aid
To be considered for financial aid including grants, work study, and subsidized loans, submit your FAFSA form to the Office of Financial Aid.

Department of Music Scholarships
All applicants applying as music majors are automatically considered for Department of Music scholarships.  No additional applications or materials are required.

Click here for a list of Department of Music scholarships

Barbara H. Kamps 4-Year Merit Scholarship Jane D. Ohly Voice ScholarshipRichmond Friends of Opera Scholarship
Depillars Piano ScholarshipJazz Students Scholarship FundRobert and Jayne Wait 4-Year Merit Scholarship
Donald Bick Memorial Fund for PercussionJessica McCain ScholarshipSue Durden Scholarship in Music
Friends of VCU Music ScholarshipJonathon L. Mela Memorial Scholarship in MusicTureman Weaver MD and Ollie Weaver Scholarship
Helga Attems Classical Music FundMusic Lessons ScholarshipWaverly M. Cole Music Fund