Scholarships and Financial Aid
The Georgia State University School of Music offers generous financial support for outstanding graduate students.
- School of Music Named Scholarships- Various amounts
The School of Music offers a large number of “named” scholarships for outstanding music majors a list and descriptions of which can be seen here.
- Graduate Assistantships – Full tuition waiver and stipends of $4,000+ ($12,000 for PhD/EdD) per year
Graduate Assistants benefit not only from financial support but also from significant leadership opportunities with the goal of developing future leaders in the arts. Awards are competitive and provide an additional monetary stipend. Assistantships are awarded on a yearly basis, for the Fall and Spring semesters of the academic year. All graduate applicants are given automatic Graduate Assistantship consideration, but applications to both the School of Music and College of the Arts must be complete to be considered. Applicants are highly encouraged to apply early, before the last audition date of each semester (mid-November and early March) for full consideration.
- Johnny Mercer Graduate Assistantships for MM in Music Education – Full tuition waiver and $4,000 per year stipend