Music Scholarships


Each year, the Music Department awards numerous scholarships to support outstanding student musicians majoring in Music and to participate in our Vocal and Instrumental Ensembles. By auditioning for the CSU Bakersfield Music Program, students are automatically considered for the scholarships listed below; a separate application and audition are not required.

For more information, contact
Dr. Robert Provencio (for Vocal Music scholarships) or Dr. Joel Haney (for Instrumental Music scholarships).
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  • Bright House Networks Scholarship
  • Bill Burton Jazz Memorial Scholarship
  • Tim Cartwright Memorial Scholarship
  • CSUB Choral Music Scholarship
  • CSUB Instrumental Music Scholarship
  • CSUB Jazz Festival Scholarship
  • Howard Dallimore Scholarship
  • Doug Davis New Music Scholarship
  • Dwayne Gholston Memorial Scholarship
  • Margaret Rogers Lovallo Scholarship
  • Fred McDonnell Memorial Scholarship
  • Phil Ohe Scholarship
  • Mary Osborne Memorial Scholarship
  • Robert Scherb III Scholarship
  • Ken Secor Music Scholarship
  • Bobby Jo Shannon "Straight Line" Scholarship

Fine Arts Scholarships


The following scholarships are awarded to students majoring in Music, Art, and Theatre, and require a separate application and audition.

For more information, contact
Dr. Robert Provencio.
  • Dorian Fine Arts Scholarship
  • Armand Hammer Fine Arts Scholarship
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University-Wide Scholarships


There are also many academic scholarships available from CSU Bakersfield. All students should complete the online scholarship application at the website of the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships.