Music Scholarships

To apply for scholarships, incoming freshman and transfer students must complete the NSU Fine Arts Scholarship Application.


Music Scholarship Auditions

Scholarships are awarded to music and non-music majors on the basis of auditions. If you are unable to attend auditions, please submit a recording.


Audition On Campus

On-campus auditions will be scheduled during the 2018 NSU Fine Arts Invitational.


Audition from Off Campus

You may submit an audition by CD,  DVD  or (recommended) unlisted YouTube video or audio file. Video recordings are preferred over audio-only. Email the unlisted YouTube link to, or send CD or DVD via U.S. Postal Service to:


School of Fine Arts

Northern State University

1200 S. Jay St.

Aberdeen, S.D.  57401


For more information about music scholarships, please contact Dr. Terry Beckler 605-626-3436 or

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