I nformation about scholarships throughout ETSU arts programs is provided below:

Scholarships within arts disciplines —undergraduate opportunities

ETSU supports the creativity of our students by providing a number of scholarships specifically in the arts areas. Discipline specific information for undergraduate students may be found directly from the department or unit:

Public Performance Scholarships —out-of-state students, graduate and undergraduate

Public Performance Scholarships are in the amount of out-of-state tuition, and they are awarded to out-of-state students who are admitted to ETSU under this program. The scholarship is intended to attract only new students, and already enrolled students are not eligible. A student holding a performance-based scholarship is an individual who displays distinctive talents; public performance or exhibition is a significant component to the program. For more information about the scholarships and the requirements for application in the different participating disciplines, contact the following:

  • Art and Design (studio majors only), Prof. Travis Graves,
  • Bluegrass, Old Time, and Country Music, Prof. Raymond McLain,  
  • Broadcasting, Prof. Thomas Headley,
  • Digital Media, Dr. Keith Johnson,  
  • Gospel Choir, Laura Terry,  
  • Music, Dr. Benjamin Caton,  
  • Storytelling (graduate students only), Dr. Joseph Sobol,  
  • Theatre and Dance, Prof. Patrick Cronin,  

Fine and Performing Arts Scholars —Honors College

This program is relatively new to ETSU, and it encourages the development of an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the arts. Each year, students with backgrounds in areas such as bluegrass, art, music, theatre, dance, digital media and other areas apply to this unique program. The program requires minimal ACT/SAT scores for eligibility, and students must maintain an overall 2.75 GPA while in college. For specific information about the program as well as information about applications, please visit the Fine and Performing Art Scholars.

Graduate Assistantships

Information regarding graduate assistantships, scholarships, grants, and awards may be found by contacting the School of Graduate Studies.

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