QUESTION:  I will be coming to KC in the spring semester. Are there scholarships available?

​​ Scholarship Information

QUESTION:  Do I need to be a music major to be eligible for a scholarship?

ANSWER:    No. The scholarship program is open to individuals who are interested in continuing to perform in challenging and exciting ensembles.

ANSWER:  The requirements are different for each area (vocal or instrumental). Specific requirements for each area are determined by your instructor.

QUESTION:  What are the eligibility requirements for a scholarship?

ANSWER: Yes. Although the number may be limited. The Music Department has talent based scholarships available each semester. Kaskaskia College also has specific services on campus to assist students in getting grants, scholarships, and student loans. Please contact the appropriate instructor for more information.

The Kaskaskia College Music Department awards a number of

performance based scholarships annually. These scholarships are awarded to deserving students who will utilize their talents to enhance our program. ​​Institutional scholarship students are asked to perform in our ensembles and ​act as ambassadors of the Music Department both on campus and throughout the community.

All applicants MUST submit the following materials before being considered:

  1. ​Submit Performing Arts Scholarship Application Form   (click here)
  2. KC Application, if not on file
  3. High school or college transcript must be on file
  4. Two letters of recommendation
    1. Teacher/Director/School Representative for a related fine and performing arts discipline with knowledge of active applicant participation
    2. Faculty member or business/civic person
  5. One page essay - Topic: Why I should be awarded the scholarship

​To find out more, or to schedule a lesson or audition, please contact the faculty members listed below or send a message through the CONTACT link above.


Professor Lynda Marshall

Assistant Professor of Choral Music

Director of Choral Activities

​ or call 618.545.3341

Professor Cliff Jourdan

Professor of Music

Director of Bands

​ or call 618.545.3324

Faculty Contact

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