Music Scholarships

The Department of Music is proud to offer the following scholarships to music majors of outstanding talent.

Application Process

Music Department Scholarships require the same application, and applicants may apply for all of them at once. Scholarship applications must be sent directly to the Music Department; students must also complete the admission application to the University of San Diego through the Undergraduate Admissions Office.


  • Choral Scholars Scholarship Application: February 1, 2017
  • Choral Scholars audition recording: February 1, 2017
  • All other music scholarship applications:  February 24, 2017
  • Auditions for the music scholarships will take place on: March 25, 2017


  1. Letter of application: Explain why you want to be a music major at USD and what your career goals in music are upon graduation. Please include your contact email and phone number.
  2. Two letters of recommendation, one from a music professional.
  3. Recording or live audition (perform two contrasting selections).
  4. For questions, contact: Ron Shaheen, Ph D.


Send applications to:

University of San Diego
Music Department, Camino Hall 161
Endowment Scholarships
Attn: Ronald Shaheen
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110