Performance-Based Scholarships


The competition will offer the chance for students around the Midwest and Kansas to audition for a total of 18 scholarships! Each of the three emphasis areas (choir, piano, and orchestra) will offer (2) full scholarships, (2) half scholarships, and (2) $100.00 scholarships.

Full scholarship winners may also have the chance of being featured during the Summer Music Festival Performances!

What do I need for the audition?

Students should film themselves performing a solo work that showcases their technical and musicianship skills. You will upload your video via the application form or link to a video already posted online (such as to YouTube.)

  • Voice – Your choice of Solo art song/aria or Musical Theatre Song
  • Instrumental (strings, winds & perscussion) – Your choice of piece
  • Piano – Your choice of piece

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Deadline: March 31, 2020.

2020 Performance-Based Scholarship Application

Announcement of scholarship winners is April 15, 2020

V.J. Wilkins Full-Tuition Scholarships

The V.J. Wilkins Foundation of Cowley County is providing 30 full-tuition scholarships to cover the SC Summer Music Festival for qualified applicants.

In addition to covering tuition, recipients of Wilkins Grant Scholarship will receive an invitation for 2 guests to the banquet/luncheon without cost as part of the grant.

To apply for one of these scholarships, fill out the application below.

If you are selected, you will be contacted by staff with the Summer Music Festival for further instructions.

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Deadline: May 1, 2020

2020 V.J. Wilkins Full-Tuition Scholarship Application

V.J. Wilkins Scholarship winners will be announced by May 7, 2020.

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