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Fine Arts Scholarship Competitions

Show us your best work

Generous Scholarships in dance, music, art and design!

College of Fine Arts is seeking musicians, dancers, visual artists, designers, and theater artists! Open to all students grade 9-12 nationwide. Submit your solo choreographic (dance) performance, solo concerto performance, or visual art/design work for a chance at generous scholarships, mentorship, solo opportunities, and more. Explore the competitions below for details and to submit your best work today!

New Scholarship Contests Open Fall 2022! Stay Tuned.

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School of Dance Choreography Competition

New contest opens soon for 2023.

Awards Include: $10,000 & $5,000 scholarships*
Solo performance in a School of Dance concert
Full scholarship to Summer Dance Institute 
and more.


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School of Music Concerto Competition

New contest opens soon for 2023.

$10,000 & $6,000 scholarships*
Solo opportunity with Symphony or Wind Symphony
Up to three honorable mention prizes:
Vocal, Piano, Strings, Percussion, Winds, and Brass

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OHIO | Art Prize

New contest opens soon for 2023.

Emerging Artist & Promising Designer Scholarship Awards*
Talent awards recognizing work in visual art and theater technology 
Summer Studio scholarships 


* Scholarship awards will be applied to OHIO University Undergraduate tuition upon admission and matriculation into a College of Fine Arts major.  Scholarship prizes are distributed over four years of study with maintenance of eligibility (major in the College of Fine Arts, 3.0 GPA, 15 earned hours per Fall/Spring term). Choreography Competition Scholarships are stackable with other OHIO awards and scholarships up to the full cost of resident tuition.