Tuition and Paying for College
ASU ranks among the top “best buy” public colleges in the USA. Thousands of dollars in scholarships and fellowships are awarded to The Herberger Institute School of Music, Dance and Theatre students annually.
ASU has many financial aid options available.
Money generated for these scholarships and fellowships come from the generous donations of our alumni, parents and friends. Financial aid includes grants, scholarships, work-study, loans, education tax credits or a benefit from completing community or military service.
Please scroll down to view the many resources available to help in your search for scholarships and financial aid.
Music, Dance and Theatre scholarships
The School of Music, Dance and Theatre administers the following scholarships, fellowships and awards through various studios and professors and are only available to music, dance and theatre majors.
Explore the possibilities for scholarships in the School of Music, Dance and Theatre!
Students may find dance scholarships through the ASU scholarships portal when those are available. If scholarships are currently available, they will appear below.
Students may find theatre scholarships through the ASU scholarships portal when those are available. If scholarships are currently available, they will appear below.
All music majors are automatically considered for merit based scholarships and the named scholarships and fellowships listed below. Undergraduate students may be considered for scholarship for up to eight semesters, master’s students may be considered for scholarship for up to four semesters, and doctoral students may be considered for scholarship for up to six semesters.
For information on scholarships already awarded, please contact the admissions office at MDTadmissions@asu.edu .
|Agnes M. Holst Scholarship/Fellowship|
|Alberta Dawson Keene Memorial Scholarship|
|Alice and Peter Buseck Scholarship/Fellowship for Piano Students|
|Anna Rosenzweig Memorial String Scholarship/Fellowship|
|Arthur E. Harvey Memorial Scholarship|
|Aspiring Professional Musicians Scholarship/Fellowship|
|Atsumi Cello Scholarship/Fellowship|
|Barbara Bluhm Memorial Scholarship/Fellowship|
|Barbara Long Opera Scholarship/Fellowship|
|Bertha Autenrieth Memorial Voice Scholarship|
|Bruce Munson Memorial Scholarship/Fellowship|
|Choral Music Scholarship/Fellowship|
|Curt Sather Organ Scholarship/Fellowship|
|Diane Rose Simon Memorial Saxophone Scholarship|
|Eirene Peggy Lamb Scholarship/Fellowship|
|Emil Barberich Scholarship|
|Etta & Norman Mendelsohn Memorial Scholarship|
|Evelyn Eberhard Memorial Fellowship in Voice|
|Frank & Marion Putz Memorial Fellowship|
|Friends of Music Scholarship/Fellowship|
|Gary Mack Memorial Scholarship/Fellowship|
|George Umberson Music Scholarship|
|Gladys O'Donnell String Fellowship|
|Harriet L. Freye Memorial Scholarship/Fellowship|
|Helene M. Robinson Piano Scholarship/Fellowship|
|Herbert Smith Fellowship in Music|
|James Saverio Ruccolo Memorial Piano Fellowship|
|Jazzbird Foundation Scholarship/Fellowship|
|Jean Wong Memorial Scholarship/Fellowship|
|Jennfer Lowry Dock Fellowship in Music|
|Katherine K. Herberger Scholarship/Fellowship in Music|
|Kathy Brown Paliganoff Memorial Scholarship/Fellowship|
|Leslie & Lloyd R. Bell Memorial Scholarship/Fellowship in Voice|
|Louise Lincoln Kerr Composition Scholarship|
|Louise Lincoln Kerr Music Scholarship/Fellowship|
|Marcia P. Cummins Parker Scholarship/Fellowship|
|Mervin Britton Memorial Scholarship|
|Miriam L. Wolfe Music Scholarship/Fellowship|
|Music Special Talent Award|
|New Times Music Scholarship|
|Newmark Family Voice Scholarship/Fellowship|
|Patricia B. Keating Scholarship/Fellowship|
|Phoenix Symphony Guild Scholarship/Fellowship|
|Presser Undergraduate Scholar Award|
|Rafael Méndez Scholarship/Fellowship in Brass|
|Richard & Babette Burns Scholarship/Fellowship|
|Richard and Marilyn Wurzburger Music Scholarship/Fellowship|
|Robert Clark Organ Scholarship/Fellowship|
|Robert & Betty Isern Howery Scholarship/Fellowship|
|Seymour Rosen Music Scholarship/Fellowship|
|Sidney E. Rosbach Music Scholarship/Fellowship|
|Warren Hoffer Art Song Scholarship/Fellowship|
|William S. English Memorial Scholarship/Fellowship|