Application Deadline
  Award Type
  Award Amount

$1,500 - $10,000

First Year


Piano, Voice, Organ, Strings, Harp, Guitar, Woodwind, Brass, Percussion, and Composition awards available to music majors and non-majors alike.

Music scholarships are based exclusively on musical ability, irrespective of a major. All music scholarships, including departmental awards, are offered in addition to the University's academic and financial aid awards to provide overall support for a Trinity education.


  Who is eligible:

First-year students, regardless of intended major or minor

Students do not need to be formally admitted before auditioning for a music scholarship.

  Who is not eligible:

Sophomore, Junior, Senior, and Graduate students

Note for International Students:

International students should work closely with the Office of Admissions before initiating the music scholarship process to understand application timeline and eligibility.

 Explore further: Trinity’s Student Profile

  How to Apply

 Separate application and audition required.


Complete the Music Scholarship Application:

Complete the Music Scholarship Application on your applicant portal. ​If at all possible, students should complete the form at least two weeks prior to the desired audition date.


Feb. 20, 2022


Complete Your Audition

The Department of Music is offering a hybrid audition process for the 2021-22 academic year. Students may select to audition in-person or to submit an electronic audition.

On-Campus, In-Person Auditions
Students may schedule an audition in conjunction with an admissions program visit date, or they may set-up a separate audition directly with the faculty member assigned to their area.

​​​​​​Students should complete the Music Scholarship Application form at least 2 weeks prior to their scheduled in-person audition date.

Electronic Auditions
In lieu of in-person auditions, students may send their audition electronically (video preferred, but audio-only accepted) as an email attachment or YouTube channel link. Electronic submissions can be sent until 11:59 pm Sunday, February 27, 2022. The electronic submission should be sent directly to the faculty representative for a specific area (piano, organ, composition, winds/percussion, strings, or voice) via email.

Alternatively, a DVD or CD recording may be mailed directly to the Music Department. The deadline for receipt of audition recordings in the mail is Friday, February 25, 2022.
Mailed recordings should be sent to:

Trinity University Music Dept.
1 Trinity Place
San Antonio TX 78212-7200

 Learn more about auditions and requirements.


Feb. 27, 2022

  Important Details

Selection Criteria

For more information about selection criteria, please visit auditions and requirements.

Additional Details

  • Students are not required to major or minor in music to be eligible for music scholarships
Renewal Information
  • Awards are  renewable for a total of eight semesters contingent upon continued full-time enrollment and participation in one or more of the performing ensembles.
  • Piano, Organ, and Guitar scholarships are renewable with continued private study.
How Trinity Determines Eligibility

Simple math!
Cost of Attendance - Expected Family Contribution = Demonstrated Financial Need

Undergraduate financial aid guide


Application and audition process:

Department of Music
Andrew Tucker, Academic Office Manager