Scholarship Information

Students may apply for ONE of these three scholarships:

$2,000 College Scholarships and $2,500 David and Karen Stahl Memorial Scholarship
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Offered to: Graduating high school seniors in Charleston, Berkeley, and Dorchester Counties who plan to major in music performance, composition, conducting, music therapy or music education in college.
Requirements: Application with a minimum GPA of 2.5, SAT score of 1000 (not including the Writing score) or ACT of 21, letters of recommendation, and a successful audition
Number offered: Up to five scholarships; applicant with highest audition score will be honored with the David and Karen Stahl Memorial Scholarship and additional scholarships of $2,000 will be awarded.
Application deadline: All information must be postmarked by January 15, 2016.
Audition: Tuesday, March 8, 2016, at the College of Charleston Simmons Center Recital Hall, at 54 St. Phillip Street in downtown Charleston.

Matching Grant Awards

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The CSOL® offers $250 per semester ($500 total), matched by the parent or guardian, for private music study.

Offered to: Members of the Charleston Symphony Youth Orchestra.
Requirements: CSYO member, application, and successful audition.
Number offered: Up to five scholarships
Application deadline: Must be postmarked by January 15, 2016.
Audition: Monday, March 7, 2016, at the College of Charleston Simmons Center Recital Hall, at 54 St. Phillip Street in downtown Charleston.

Summer Study Awards and Ruth and Barry Goldsmith Scholarship

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Offered to: Tri-county music students, age 10 through 11th grade
Requirements: Application, involvement in current musical study, successful audition, and proof of summer study plans, either to attend a summer music camp or to take private lessons in the summer.
Number offered: As funds allow and in varying amounts. In addition, the Ruth and Barry Goldsmith Scholarship of $500 is awarded as a supplement to the CSOL Summer Study Award to the student with the highest audition score who is attending a summer camp which costs in excess of $1,000.
Application deadline: Must be postmarked by January 15, 2016.
Audition: Saturday, March 5, 2016, at the College of Charleston Simmons Center Recital Hall, at 54 St. Phillip Street in downtown Charleston.


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