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Music Program Details

Scholarship Opportunities

Academic Scholarship:  Presidential, National Merit, Academic Excellence, Golden Opportunity, Regional, Leadership and Lucky Day scholarships are available through the Admissions Office. 

School of Music Scholarships: Prospective students who audition (as music majors or as non-majors) for the SOM are considered for these competitive music scholarships. 

Foundation Scholarship Finder: Donors to the USM Foundation have set up scholarships to assist individual students that meet criteria specified by the donor. 

Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA): If you are interested in state and federal financial aid the USM School code for FAFSA is 002441.

Program Requirements

All students applying to pursue a degree in the School of Music must audition for admission.

Study Abroad

Dr. Edward Hafer, Musicologist and Director of the Study Abroad Program to Vienna, Austria. Each summer Dr. Hafer travels to Vienna with an entourage of both graduate and undergraduate students from the School of Music and the Honors College for a two and a half week journey to visit and study Vienna's major historic sites - all relative to Music History. Studyabroad.usm.edu