Jussi Bjorling Music Scholarship

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

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)

**Please note: 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.

UPDATE: Early Action applicants for admission at 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 for admission to Gustavus have until the scholarship priority deadline of January 5, 2018, to complete their Jussi Bjorling Music Scholarship application & submit a music resume. Students who meet this deadline will be eligible for a live audition at Gustavus as a part of our Spring Scholarship Day on Saturday, February 17, 2018.

Apply online for the Jussi Bjorling Music Scholarship

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

What’s Next:
Scholarship applicants will be invited to campus to audition for the scholarship. 

  • If you apply for admission through our Early Action timeline, you will be invited to audition in the Twin Cities (October 18, 2017) or on campus for our Fall Scholarship Day (Nov. 18, 2017)
  • If you apply for admission through our Rolling Admission timeline, you will be invited to our Spring Scholarship Day (Feb. 17, 2018).