Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid

Music Performance Scholarships

Each student who auditions for the School of Music and Dance is automatically considered for a music scholarship. There is no additional scholarship application. Applicants must meet all application and audition deadlines.

Academic Merit Awards

Academic merit awards are determined by the UO admissions and financial aid offices. These include Summit, Apex, Presidential, Stamps, Diversity Excellence, and General University Scholarships. To learn how to apply for these awards please visit the UO Financial Aid & Scholarships website. Please note the application deadlines and procedures as they can vary.

Need-Based Awards

Students can apply for need-based assistance through the UO Financial Aid & Scholarships website. These awards include the prestigious Staton Scholarships, need-based grants, federal loans, and work-study programs. Examples of music work-study jobs include positions with the box office, stage crew, music librarian, communications assistant, office worker, program writer, and computer lab monitor. 

Other Scholarships

To learn about other scholarships, visit the UO Financial Aid & Scholarships website.

Work-Study and Employment Opportunities

Work-study programs provide part-time jobs to eligible students. Eligibility is determined by financial need. Application procedures and guidelines can be found on the UO Work-Study webpage. Student work-study may be available in the School of Music and Dance.
 
Students are encouraged to apply for work-study status. Most job assignments are made in September and require a short interview and/or resumé. Examples of music work-study jobs include box office staff, stage crew, music librarian, communications assistant, office worker, program writer, and computer lab monitor.
 
For other employment opportunities and job listings, see the UO's Student Jobs and Career Center webpages.