Parkland College Scholarships
Parkland Fine and Applied Arts music and theatre scholarships cover 50% tuition and fees. Our scholarships are open to high school graduates, those with high school equivalent or above education, and students currently attending Parkland College. Scholarships are awarded in May on a semester basis and may be renewed for up to four semesters. Applicants must contact Dr. Peter Roubal email@example.com to schedule an audition before the end of May.
All scholarship students must:
- Carry at least 12 credit hours (full time) at Parkland each semester.
- Maintain a 3.0 overall grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) starting from the semester the scholarship is awarded/accepted.
- Start the application process by completing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online.
- Download the music application, print it out, and send it to the Financial Aid office in U286.
- Must be a degree-seeking student enrolled in the Music A.F.A. program.
- A 6 hour per week requirement of service to the FAA Department or Music program. This will most likely consist of student worker duties (such as filing music, setting up stands and chairs) for the directors of the orchestra, concert band or chamber singers.
Music majors are required to designate a primary instrument and applicants should audition on their primary instrument.
- A short prepared piece. Music does not have to be memorized. Musical selection should be from classical or art music repertoire for your instrument or voice. (Popular music is not preferred).
- Playing/singing of major and minor scales and arpeggios. (No minimum tempo required).
- Sight-reading either vocally or on your instrument.
Audition will consist of the following:
Contact: Dr. Peter Roubal at 217-351-2366 to schedule auditions after April 1.
Vitoux Family Music Scholarship
For a Parkland sophomore who is a resident of District 505. Applicants must have good academic and character records and must be enrolled in either the Music Performance Program or the Music Education Program. Applicant must plan to continue at an accredited four-year college or university in the School of Music. 30 earned hours. $500.00
1. Deadline to apply is April 15 (Late applications will still be considered)
2. Start the application process by completing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online.
3. Dowload the application, print it out, and send it to the Office of Financial Aid and Veteran Services, U-286, Parkland College, 2400 W. Bradley Avenue, Champaign, IL 61821-1899.