Seattle University Music Scholarship

2018-2019 Scholarships have closed.

Who may apply:

Students entering Seattle University from high school in September 2018 with a GPA of 3.2/4.0 scale (or above) who plan to participate in both the University Chorale and Women’s or Men’s Chorale.  Transfer students may also apply.  Scholarships are available for students who plan to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Arts with a Music Specialization and/or who plan to participate in the Choral Music program.

Application deadline: 

All application materials must be received in Music Division office by 4:30 p.m., April 30, 2018. 

How to apply:

Send application materials to the Department of Performing Arts and Arts Leadership.  A complete application consists of:

  • this form Choir Scholarship Application (keep a copy of both sides for yourself)
  • an audio CD, DVD or you tube audition that includes the solo singing of two songs, one in English and one in a foreign language. You may choose from art songs, songs from musicals or an operatic aria.  At least one of your pieces should be an art song. (Your CD or DVD will not be returned.)
  • If you plan to major in vocal music, please send the link and code for a visual youtube audition or, preferably, make an on-campus audition by appointment. Please call or email for an audition appointment (see contact information below).
  • two letters of recommendation; one must be from a music teacher/instructor


Department of Performing Arts and Arts Leadership
Attn. Dr. Leann Conley-Holcom
Seattle University
901 12th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122


You may also email your materials toDr. Conley-Holcom.  Please include all materials in the same email: attach the completed audition form, letters of recommendation, and include your youtube audition link in body of the email.

Interview and audition: 

Wait to be notified.  If you are a finalist, we will contact you by telephone or e-mail to set up dates.  If you are not a finalist, we will notify you by email.

  • on-campus interview
  • audition for the University Chorale and Men’s or Women’s Chorales


Questions regarding the eligibility criteria or the application, interview, or audition process should be directed to the Choral/Vocal Music Division at 206-296-5371, or email Dr. Conley-Holcom.