Aspiring musicians or students who want to pursue a major in music in college may check out Charleston Symphony Orchestra League Scholarship Program for young musicians. The college awards $2,000 worth of scholarships to Charleston tri-county residents.
Eligible applicants are the graduating seniors, members of the Youth Orchestra of the Lowcountry and Charleston Symphony Orchestra. Students who are planning to take summer music study may also apply.
To apply, interested students should audition at the Recital Hall, Simons Center for the Arts, 54 St. Philip Street. Audition for this year will be on March 2, 2009. Students must also have at least 2.5 GPA, SAT score of 1000 and recommendation letters. If chosen as scholars, the scholarship money will be paid directly to the program or music instructor.
Scholarship application can be found here. Deadline of application submission is on January 30, 2009.