Jussi Bjorling Music Scholarship

$2,000-$8,000 annually ($8,000-$32,000 over four years)

NOTE: The application deadline for the 2018-19 academic year has passed. Please contact the scholarship coordinator with any questions.

Jussi Bjorling Music Scholarships support students continuing their participation in music at Gustavus. Students do not need to major or minor in music to qualify for or maintain the scholarship.

To Apply:
1. Submit an Application for Admission to Gustavus Adolphus College
 2. Complete the Jussi Bjorling Music Scholarship application, including all supporting materials:

  • Music Resume
  • Music Audition (live or submitted recordings)

You may apply for the Jussi Bjorling Music Scholarship in multiple performance areas-- for example, you may submit one application for voice and another for piano. Separate application forms, recommendation letters, and resumes must be completed for each performance area.

Early Action admission applicants to Gustavus who are now completing their application process for the Jussi Bjorling Music Scholarship will only be considered for a maximum of the Gustavus Music Award (GMA) lessons scholarship.

Rolling Admission applicants to Gustavus who meet the January 4, 2019 deadline will be eligible for a live audition at Gustavus as a part of our Spring Scholarship Day on Saturday, February 23, 2019.

To Maintain:
Renewal of the scholarship requires participation in music lessons and a department approved performing ensemble